Information Technology Management


Master of Business Administration

Information Technology (IT) Managers focus on a range of business issues including daily operations supervision and scheduling; communicating effectively with department heads, managers, vendors, technical specialists, and others to encourage cooperation and resolve problems; developing project and risk management plans; and ensuring information security is rigorously maintained. IT managers are critical to successful business operations in most if not all industries.  The Salem MBA in IT Management is suitable for students seeking to enter the field or to advance in careers.  The program is flexible in design and sensitive to the needs of busy individuals who have to balance the demands of their work, family, and education.

Graduates Will Demonstrate Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to integrate skills, concepts, and strategies for effective business leadership and management.
  • Mastery of business vocabulary for effective communication in a global economy.
  • Mastery of the components of the essential elements of change management.
  • Competencies in finance, statistics, logistics, supply chain, and risk and project management for success in a global economy.
  • Ability to apply knowledge, skills, and abilities in solving technical business problems.

 

COURSE FORMAT

Salem offers accelerated undergraduate and graduate programs of study with continuous enrollment via distance education or on ground at our Salem, West Virginia campus. Courses are delivered in a monthly format (4-weeks) and completed on ground, online, or through a blended approach that uses both delivery methods. Online courses are structured to work within the constraints of full-time employment, allowing you to earn your degree with minimum disruption to your busy schedule. Traditional on ground programs of study are available for campus residents and commuter students.

 

Core Courses – The Breadth of the Curriculum

ACC515       Accounting for Managers
BUS500      Applied Business Statistics
BUS505      Business Communications
BUS699      Enterprise Strategic Planning & Change Management
ECO570      Managerial Economics
FIN560       Financial Management
MKT530     Marketing Management

 

Specialization Courses – In-Depth Courses

BUS633      Project Management and Budgeting
BUS660      Management Utilization of Technology
ITM510       Database Management
ITM520      Network Management
ITM680      Business Intelligence, Data Analytics & DSS

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Admission to Salem is open to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, or ability/disability. Anyone wishing to attend Salem can obtain the necessary application from the Office of Admissions or online from our website at www.salemu.edu. The completed application should be submitted to the Office of Admissions at the earliest possible date. A nonrefundable application fee is required of all applicants. The University admits students on a rolling, monthly start basis. Acceptance is within the discretion of Salem International University; some programs have additional admissions requirements.