Information Technology Management
The most valued leaders in the digital economy are those who lead by innovation. Our Information Technology Management Bachelor’s degree 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.
Take a Deeper Dive into ITM
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, School of Technology Dean Jennifer Ayotte covers more of what you'll learn in the ITM program.
91% of hiring managers believe IT certifications are valuable in validating expertise, which is why we academically prepare students in our IT Management degree program to pursue CAPM, ITIL and Six Sigma® White Belt certification—we even reimburse you for your exam application fee.1,2
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.
Students 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.
Flex Choice®: Get Credit for What You Know
This Bachelor’s degree is available with Flex Choice self-directed assessment offerings, which allows you to blend traditional online courses with self-directed assessments that provide optional coaching assistance. Assessments provide more flexibility, and—at $99 per attempt—this is a more affordable way to receive credit for what you already know. For additional information, visit our Flex Choice page.
Information Technology Management
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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
Not Sure This Degree Is Right for You?
Not Sure Which Technology Program Is Right for You?
Talk to a Program Manager
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, Software Application Development or Web Programming 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.
Turn Your Education into a Career
We’ve made advancing your IT career easier by offering classes and IT Management 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 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 College will reimburse you for your exam application fee.2
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), earning a degree, regardless of the field of study, can improve income potential.3 Below are IT salary examples of where an Information Technology Management degree can take you.
Computer and Information Systems Managers
Computer User Support Specialist
BLS Earnings Data:
- $31,220 10th Percentile
- $39,310 25th Percentile
- $50,980 50th Percentile
BLS Projected Growth 2016–2026:3
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.”
Student, School of Technology
- Completion time is dependent on transfer credits accepted and the number of courses completed each term.
- Rasmussen College will reimburse you any out-of-pocket costs of the application fee for each first attempt of up to three designated industry certification exams for which you qualify. Should you need to take an exam more than once to receive a passing grade score, you will be responsible for all subsequent exam application fees. Rasmussen College will provide practice exams and materials when available.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, [salary data accessed May 21, 2019] https://www.bls.gov/oes/. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, [career information accessed May 30, 2018] www.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.
- CompTIA Employer Perceptions of IT Training and Certification, https://certification.comptia.org/docs/default-source/downloadablefiles/get-into-it.pdf?sfvrsn=2