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.4,2
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.
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.
Flex Choice®: Get Credit for What You Know
This Bachelor's degree is available with Flex Choice®, which allows you to combine traditional online coursework, self-directed assessments and competency-based education (CBE)—the best of all worlds—so you can receive credit by demonstrating what you know and can do. As a national leader in CBE, we are helping to advance this cutting-edge, faculty-led, project-based learning approach that prioritizes your learning over deadlines. For additional information, visit our Flex Choice page.
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.
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, Assistant Vice President of Undergraduate Education Jennifer Ayotte covers more of what you'll learn in the ITM program.
Information Technology Management Credentials Offered
Information Technology Management
Finish in as few as
- Campus Support and Resources
- Flex Choice®
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?
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 College, 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.
The single panel infographic displays how Rasmussen College'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 blue, the IT Management Bachelor's degree.
Not Sure Which Online Technology Program Is Right for You?
Talk to an Admissions Advisor
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.
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 (except at the Master's level) 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.
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.
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 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.5 Below are IT salary examples of where a Bachelor's of Information Technology online can take you.
Computer and Information Systems Managers
Computer User Support Specialist
BLS Earnings Data:
- $30,550 10th Percentile
- $38,690 25th Percentile
- $50,210 50th Percentile
BLS Projected Growth 2018–2028:
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, 2020] https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes292061.htm. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, [career information accessed May 21, 2020] 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
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Current Population Study. Unemployment rates and earnings by educational attainment, 2019. Accessed by 7/15/2020. Data is for persons age 25 and older full-time wage and salary earners. https://www.bls.gov/emp/chart-unemployment-earnings-education.htm