Efficiently Manage IT Solutions For Businesses

Earn Your Information Technology Management Degree or Diploma

Today’s businesses need informed and reliable IT professionals to develop the IT teams, resources and solutions that best fit their organization’s needs. We offer Bachelor’s and Associate’s degrees and Diplomas in Information Technology Management to help you launch a career in this growing field. As an Associate’s degree or Diploma student, you have the option to take a General Path or to specialize in Network Administration, Network Security or Computer Information Technology and advance seamlessly to our Information Technology Management Bachelor’s degree.

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Discover IT Solutions for Today's Business Problems

Our Information Technology Management Bachelor's degree provides the technical and business skills you need to successfully develop and manage IT solutions and teams across many industries. Our Bachelor's degree program offers:

  • Instruction in today's IT trends including cloud computing, virtualization, risk management, business continuity and storage management
  • Study and examination of the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) public framework of best practices in IT service management
  • Strategies and tactics for customizing the most economical and applicable IT platforms
  • An understanding of how technology applies to customer-centered problem analysis, design and implementation

Earn Industry Certifications

To enhance your resume even further, you can earn certifications from industry leaders including CompTIA®, Microsoft®, and Cisco®. Our curriculum aligns with industry-standard certification-exam content; and as a student, you take one program-designated exam before graduation with the option of taking up to two additional exams at no additional cost—we will reimburse you for your practice exams and application fee.*

Now Aligned with Industry Leaders

CompTIA
CompTIA is the leading association representing the international technology community, developing specialized initiatives and programs dedicated to major areas within the IT industry, including convergence technology, e-commerce, IT training, software services, certification, public policy and workforce development. Its goal is to provide a unified voice, global advocacy and leadership, and to advance industry growth through standards, professional competence, education and business solutions.

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EMC Academic Alliance
The EMC Academic Alliance Program (EAA) provides universities worldwide with EMC’s curricula to educate the next generation of IT professionals, and help meet the industry’s growing demand for advanced technology skills. The EAA Program offers unique, “open” curriculum-based education on technology topics such as virtualization, cloud computing, big data analytics and information storage and management. The curriculum focuses on technology concepts and principles applicable to any vendor environment, enabling students to develop highly marketable knowledge and skills.

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Microsoft IT Academy
The Microsoft IT Academy program provides a complete IT education solution that helps differentiate students in today's competitive job market while broadening their employment opportunities. The program is designed to help drive employability, digital literacy, technical and STEM-focused training and certification, and 21st-century workforce development for students.

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Learn more about our Information Technology Management Bachelor's degree by completing the form on the right or calling us at 888-549-6755. One of our program managers will be happy to answer all your questions.

Program Highlights
  • Learn advanced IT curriculum from industry-experienced faculty members
  • Prepare to earn employer-valued industry certifications
  • Receive credit for qualifying technology certifications you have already earned
  • Apply your new skills through lab, club, and internship opportunities

Information Technology Management Bachelor’s Degree Course Highlights

From advanced networking and operating systems to project management, your courses will cover a broad range of fundamental IT topics, as well as specific training on virtualization, cloud computing, storage management, IT operations management and risk mitigation and business continuity. As a Bachelor’s degree student you will learn to:

  • Design network infrastructures and system architectures for large organizations
  • Solve information technology problems within realistic constraints
  • Assess the professional and ethical responsibilities of information technology personnel
  • Effectively communicate and problem solve in teams and work environments
  • Manage the implementation of IT projects that meet business requirements

Sample Course List

Support Management
This course is designed to introduce students to the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) public framework of best practices in IT support management. Topics include incident and problem management, configuration and change management, and help desk management. Students will design a knowledge base for tracking, and trending problems so that solutions can be implemented proactively to prevent problems and increase customer satisfaction.
Cloud Computing
This course offers an in-depth study of current cloud computing technologies and services. Topics include cloud networking, cloud bridging, virtualization of application delivery controllers (ADC's) and WAN optimization controllers (WOC's), data center network design considerations, and emerging technologies like Edge Virtual Bridging (EVB). Students will be required to conduct research, read case studies, and develop and propose a strategy for implementing cloud computing to address specific business needs.
IT Operations Management
The purpose of the IT Operations Management course is to give students a numeric perspective on the IT department. Students will learn how to develop standard operating procedures, create support metrics, and apply these to the proper operation of the IT department. This course will also cover how to properly read and analyze network utilization reports and properly staff various IT departments based on proposed call volume and support needs Utilization of helpdesk tracking tools and implementation of a tracking system will also be covered to ensure an IT department has the proper foundation to start metrics reporting.
Storage Management
The goal of this course is to cover various methods of data management. Students will learn about Storage Area Networks, Disk Arrays, and data backup. Students will cover topics such as data de-duplication, cloud backup and managing both physical and virtual data backup environments. Topics also covered are how to maintain both onsite and offsite data backups and creating a backup rotation policy.
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  •   Full Time Part Time
  • Upper Division Credits

    Upper division courses

    Upper Division courses are either listed as 300-400 or 3000-4000 level, depending on the state.

    $299 $310
  • Lower Division Credits

    Lower division courses

    Lower Division courses are either listed as 100-200 or 1000-2000 level, depending on the state.

    $299 $395
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Estimated Potential Earnings

If you invested in your degree and started a career as a , the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) states the median yearly salary for this career is . At that rate, your estimated return on investment would be over the course of a lifetime.

A career as a is just one career option you can pursue with your degree. Your income potential can vary based on your specialization or industry, and you should explore all your options to find the career that is right for you.

A Degree Matters

Earning an Associate's or Bachelor's degree—regardless of the field of study—can greatly improve your income potential in today's job market. In fact, according to the BLS, degree holders earn, on average, significantly more than high school diploma holders:

National Average Lifetime Earnings**
Unemployment Rate**
Bachelor's Degree
$2,281,040
4.9%
Associate's Degree
$1,763,440
6.8%
Some College
$1,622,240
8.7%
High School Diploma
$1,367,880
9.4%

**http://www.census.gov/prod/2011pubs/acs-14.pdf, http://www.bls.gov/emp/ep_chart_001.htm

Potential earnings calculated by multiplying median full-time salaries by 40 years http://www.bls.gov/emp/ep_chart_001.htm

What's Your Earnings Potential?

Earning an Associate's or Bachelor's degree-regardless of the field of study-can greatly improve income potential in today's job market. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), here is the salary data for careers our graduates have chosen:

Job Title(s) 10th Percentile Salary 25th Percentile Salary 50th Percentile Salary
Network and Computer Systems Administrators$44,330$56,470$72,560
Computer and Information Systems Managers$74,940$94,740$120,950

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, 2012-2013 Occupational Outlook Handbook, bls.gov/ooh/

BLS salary data represents national, averaged earnings for the occupations listed, and includes workers at all levels of education and experience. This data does not represent starting salaries. Employment conditions in your area may vary. Potential earnings calculated by multiplying median full-time salaries by 30 years, bls.gov/emp/ep_chart_001.htm

Salary data includes earnings of June 2012 – March 2013 Rasmussen College graduates who reported salary information, reviewed 12 months after graduation. This data does not specify that each graduate was placed by Rasmussen College in their current position; some graduates find jobs on their own while others maintain previously held employment.

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Seamless Transfer Policies

  • Transfer up to 67% of the credits required to complete your degree
  • Credits accepted from nationally and regionally accredited schools
  • Course-by-course evaluation of all courses with a grade of C or higher
  • No expiration of your previously-earned general education and certain degree-specific credits
  • Credit through prior learning, work, and military experience
    • Test out of courses where you can demonstrate specific knowledge
    • Complete advanced placement (AP) exams and achieve a score of 3 or higher
    • Successfully complete college exams (e.g., CLEP, DSST, DANTES, etc.)
    • Successfully submit course waivers for approval from Rasmussen College
    • Submit credits transcribed by the American Council of Education (ACE)
    • Submit a military transcript
  • Transfer all general education courses from your previously earned Associate's or Bachelor's degree, regardless of course of study
  • School of Technology Waivers:
    • Course waivers will be considered for students who have select professional certifications from the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA); Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS); Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT); or CIW JavaScript certification.
    • Course waivers will be considered for specific courses within the School of Technology related to the certification.
    • Certifications must have been earned within the last three years.
    • The student's credential will be reviewed, and if the criteria are met, will waive the course requirements and the grades will be posted on the student transcript as a Course Waiver (CW).

CompTIA is a registered trademark of CompTIA Properties, LLC.
Microsoft, Microsoft Windows, and Microsoft Exchange are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.
Cisco is a registered trademark of Cisco Systems, Inc.

*Rasmussen College will reimburse you any out-of-pocket costs of the application fee for each first attempt of up to three industry certification exams for which you qualify. Should you need to take an exam more than once to receive a passing score, you will be responsible for all subsequent exam application fees. Rasmussen College will provide practice exams and materials when available.

 
 
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