Creighton University Announces Online Master’s In Information Technology
New program combines IT with business skills to train leaders in the field
Omaha, NE (PRWEB) May 17, 2010 -- To meet the need for effective managers in the rapidly growing field of
information technology, Creighton University has added a Master’s of Science in Information Technology
Management to its portfolio of online programs.
As businesses and organizations continue to turn to technology to improve performance and stay competitive,
they need leaders who can manage processes, systems, and people, as well as provide a global, strategic
perspective on potential applications and uses of IT.
The online MS in Information Technology Management is designed for IT professionals who want to move into
these leadership roles. The MSITM curriculum merges information technology and business leadership by
focusing on professional skills like team management, critical thinking, and interpersonal communication in
combination with emerging technologies and the strategic enhancement of business functions through IT
The program contains two concentrations.
• Workers in clinical settings and IT professionals interested in the health care industry should consider the
Health Information Management concentration. Coursework emphasizes the specific needs of the healthcare
industry to create managers who can successfully identify and implement innovative IT solutions for this
• The Leadership concentration is for IT professionals in any industry who want to learn about how IT fits into
the larger corporate strategy context. Students will learn about emerging technologies and receive training in
budget planning, quantitative and qualitative decision-making, and ethics.
Graduates of the program are trained to go on to successful leadership roles as Team Managers, Project
managers, Security Officers, and IT Strategy Leaders.
“The master’s program in Information Technology Management is an exploration