MS in Information Technology Management
This STEM certified program prepares students with the business leadership skills needed to successfully lead teams in the information technology workplace. Integrating business management and technical skill development, the coursework prepares graduates with in-demand skills and competencies. Through experience-based learning, students critically explore and apply leadership theory, business strategy, data analytics, information security, project management, IT innovation and ethics.
Pittsburgh, PA is a city that has successfully transitioned from “Steel City” to “STEM City”. STEM careers in particular are in high demand as leading companies such as Apple, Google, Facebook and Uber are among the 1600 technology firms to open offices in the city. In fact, Livability.com recently included Pittsburgh on the list of the best places to put an engineering degree to work with tech startups continuing to develop in the incubators of local universities.
Point Park University is a ranked #102 in Regional Universities North by US News and World Report.
The MSEM program is strategically designed to blend technical expertise with leadership and management skills to fulfill future industry needs for tech- and business-savvy professionals. With the rapid growth of technology, companies need dynamic leaders who can work with people as well as they can work with technology. Median salaries in Engineering Management approach US$132,000. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics estimated around 180,000 current jobs with projected job growth of 2%. The university offers international students access to attractive scholarships which can reduce full tuition to around US$20,000.
Fees and Scholarship
Tuition fees are $27,000 ($9,000 per semester) before scholarship. Merit-based scholarships of $9,900 are offered to international students based on a minimum 3.0 GPA from an accredited university, which reduces fees to $17,100 ($5,700 per semester).
International students are required to have obtained a minimum 6.0 IELTS (or equivalent) and a 3.0 GPA.
The 36 credit program consisting of the following courses.
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Last updated October 29, 2018