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Information Technology Management

Online Bachelor's Degree

The most valued leaders in the digital economy are those who lead by innovation. Our Bachelor's of Information Technology online provides you with advanced technical and analytical skills, leadership, project management and team management needed to be influential in this forward-looking field. Our online Bachelor’s degree-completion program allows you to train and gain business skills employers seek. It’s knowledge you get firsthand from our real-world projects.

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Build on your foundational technology skills by exploring more complex issues of IT systems analysis and design, data center configuration, asset management, and business-centric concepts of IT business administration and management. As you progress in your courses, the advanced level of the curriculum shifts focus to leadership and management principles of IT teams and projects. Everything from operations management and organizational support to risk management and continuity is covered, including IT project management and team leadership and enterprise applications support. A comprehensive project is created in the final course to showcase not only technical knowledge and capabilities but also business acumen and leadership and project management skills. In this video, Assistant Vice President of Undergraduate Education Jennifer Ayotte covers more of what you'll learn in the ITM program.

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Let's talk about Rasmussen University's Information Technology programs.

I’m Jen Ayotte, assistant vice president of undergraduate education.

Students in our IT programs learn to design and support critical hardware and software systems.

In our Associate's degree program, students develop the skills they need to deploy, configure and troubleshoot IT infrastructure for businesses and other organizations.

In our Bachelor's degree program, we emphasize the development of leadership-level skills like project management, systems analysis and translating business needs to IT requirements.

The students best suited for our Information Technology programs are persistent and resourceful. They are excellent listeners and communicators who love solving problems.

To provide an effective online program in a hands-on field, we offer project-based courses that reflect real-world IT scenarios.

Students work in virtual labs with industry tools that enable learning from anywhere. These are the same tools used by professionals, and the skills you learn from this practical approach will help you in your IT career.

You'll study online, but you won't be alone. Our instructors have worked in the field and regularly host live classroom sessions that let you ask questions and learn from their expertise.

Employers of all kinds need IT experts, so your career path could lead anywhere from a small business to a huge global organization with enterprise-level IT infrastructure.

No matter where you go after graduation, a Rasmussen University IT program can help equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to thrive.

Ready to get started? Learn more about our Information Technology programs by visiting Rasmussen.edu.

  • Industry Certifications

    According to CompTIA, 91% of hiring managers believe IT certifications are valuable in validating expertise, which is why we academically prepare students in our IT Management degree online program to pursue CAPM, ITIL and Six Sigma® White Belt certification—we even reimburse you for your exam application fee.1,2

  • Hands-On Learning

    With a focus on hands-on learning, industry-based projects, you’ll acquire skills with relevant software and hardware applications used by today’s employers, including the latest in infrastructure management, security, service management and IT group dynamics.

  • Project-Based Courses

    As an Information Technology Management degree online student, you'll research and create a client-centered IT proposal that involves the analysis and implementation of new hardware, software installation and updating, network configuration and security protocols, troubleshooting and end-user support, and technology budget. Key activities include virtual setup and configuration of PCs and software installation as well as network configuration for the client, as well as ongoing maintenance cycle of equipment and customer support/helpdesk.

  • Self-Directed Assessments & Empowered Learning®

    The Bachelor’s degree is available with $149 self-directed assessments, which allow you to show that you already have the skills in a particular course and don’t need to take it. Save time and money with self-directed assessments and other Knowledge Credit® options.

    The Bachelor’s degree is also available with Empowered Learning®, which means you can:

    • Access courses anytime, from almost anywhere
    • Go faster when you can, and slower when you need to
    • Create real-world projects that prove your new knowledge
    • Stay connected with faculty and peers in live sessions

    For additional information, visit our Empowered Learning® page.

Information Technology Management Credentials Offered

Information Technology Management

Bachelor's Degree

Finish in as few as

18 months3

Learning includes

  • Online
  • Campus Support and Resources
  • Empowered Learning®

Intended for

Students who see technology as a lifestyle and are interested in leading and influencing diverse tech teams to new innovations. Students looking to pursue an exciting career utilizing cutting-edge technology in a business setting and solve problems with a broad range of software and hardware.

Prepares you for

Assistant information technology manager, junior project manager, information technology supervisor, information technology analyst, information technology support specialist

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What Does My Educational Path Look Like?

Whether this is the first step on your path to an IT career or you’re already working in the field, our ladder approach to education makes it easy to earn the credentials that you need. At Rasmussen University, our IT credentials stack together into one cohesive Information Technology Management degree online ladder system. This means that you’re earning more than credits—you’re earning every credential along the way. No matter where you start, credits transfer from one credential to the next: IT Support Certificate to IT Associate's degree to IT Project Management Certificate to IT Management Bachelor's degree.

IT Laddering Project Management Bachelors

The single panel infographic displays how Rasmussen University's IT program credentials stack together. The title of the graphic is, "Information Technology Management Laddering". At the bottom of the stack is the IT Support Certificate, followed by IT Associate's degree, IT Project Management Certificate and, at the top and highlighted in green, the IT Management Bachelor's degree.

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Not Sure Which Online Technology Program Is Right for You?

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A good place to start is to ask yourself what aspect of technology interests you most. If software development and creating apps and websites sounds exciting to you, our Computer Science, Data Analytics or Software Application Development may be the best path for you.

Would you rather manage technology and lead day-to-day operations? Then our Cyber Security, Information Technology, Information Technology Management or Network Systems Administration may be the best place for your skill set.

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Compare Industry Certification Paths

As you're starting to compare programs, one good step is to check which industry certifications you're most interested in. We'll show you which programs can help you get there. Plus, we'll even cover the cost for up to three different certification exams.2

All of our Technology programs will help prepare you for certification exams from industry leaders, including CompTIA®, Microsoft® and Cisco®. If you've already completed any of these certifications, you may earn credit and waive related courses, depending on the program you choose.

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What Can You Do with an IT Management Degree? 6 Career Options to Consider

Your analytical nature and love of technology has you thinking the IT field is the perfect place to find employment. Take a look at the growing demand for IT management professionals and how an Information Technology Management degree online can help you reach your goals.

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Turn Your Online Information Technology Management Education into a Career

We’ve made advancing your IT education easier by offering classes and IT Management degree online training that fit into a busy working schedule. You’ll experience practical, hands-on opportunities in your IT Management courses, which will prepare you to succeed across a wide range of industries. Students in the IT Management degree online program are academically prepared to sit for the CAPM, ITIL and Six Sigma® White Belt certification exams but must complete additional certification exam requirements prior to testing. Rasmussen University will reimburse you for your exam application fee.2

Here is an overview of your potential career field with a Information Technology Management degree.

Computer and Information Systems Managers

  • BLS Projected Growth 2020–2030: 4


  • BLS Typical Entry-Level Education:

    • Bachelor's Degree

Computer User Support Specialist

  • BLS Projected Growth 2020–2030: 4


  • BLS Typical Entry-Level Education:

    • Some college, no degree

"After working in the IT field for 12 years as a technician, the program equipped me with the skills I needed to become a systems operator, it is only through school that I got that kind of experience."

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