MBA in Information Technology Management (Online)

  • MBA
  • Graduate
  • Online
  • Business and Security Studies

Rivier's online MBA in Information Technology Management offers a strong foundation in business administration while providing a concentrated study of the strategies and approaches to managing information technology.

Program Details

  • Next Start Date:  October 26, 2023
  • Est. Program Length:  2 years
  • Credit Hours:  36
  • Course Length:  7 weeks
  • Cost Per Credit:  $664

Ranked Among the Best Online MBA in Information Technology Management Programs

Our program has been ranked as one of’s Top 10 Best Online MBA in Information Technology Degree Programs for 2022.

The Master of Business Administration in Information Technology Management gives you a strong foundation in business functions while providing concentrated study of the strategies and approaches to management in information technology.

In the IT specialization, a focused approach to technology prepares you to take ownership of digital environments and manage long-distance teams. You’ll master the art of online project management as you develop a deep knowledge of core business functions and processes including:

  • Accounting for managers
  • Strategies of innovation
  • Database management systems
  • Project management
  • Computer security

Rivier’s MBA with a concentration in IT Management can lead you to several rewarding careers at the intersection of business and technology. According to Payscale, employees with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Information Technology Management degree earn an average annual base salary of $111,000.

Accreditation and Accolades

Rivier University Ranked #5 Nationally in Information Technology

Our MBA in Information Technology Management has received national recognition in 2024 based on rigorous criteria that includes tuition, student-to-faculty ratio, admission rates, graduation rates, and the number of graduates.

A Commitment to Quality

Rivier’s undergraduate programs in Business Administration, Business Management, Finance, and Marketing, as well as the MBA programs, are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

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Online MBA in Information Technology Management: Learning Outcomes

When you finish your degree, you will learn to:

  • Lead teams through virtual environments
  • Manage and enhance computer security
  • Maintain database management systems
  • Use critical thinking skills to analyze situations
  • Compare and contrast the opportunities provided by technology for an organization
  • Utilize effective communication techniques
  • Evaluate situations that present potential legal, ethical, and social sustainability issues and develop solutions for those issues

MBA in Information Technology Online Curriculum

Rivier’s ACBSP-accredited MBA in Information Technology online program includes 36 credit hours and 12 total courses. The flexible, convenient format will allow you to complete your classes while working full-time and maintaining personal commitments. We accept up to nine transfer credits, so you can accelerate your studies and earn your degree at a lower cost.

Core courses include:

  • BUS 510 – Accounting For Managers
  • BUS 523 – Marketing and New Product Development
  • BUS 529 – Economic Analysis
  • BUS 550 – Global Finance for Managers
  • BUS 644 – Risk Management and Decision-Making
  • BUS 779 – Strategies of Innovation

Explore Other MBA Concentration Options

With concentrations available in three in-demand fields, our MBA online programs give you the skills you need for ongoing success. Explore our other MBA concentrations:

Where Will Your Degree Take You?

Career Outlook with an Online MBA in Information Technology Management

Graduates of this online program are well-prepared for a wide scope of in-demand technology and business careers. Jobs with the best salaries include:

  • Computer and information systems manager: $164,070 per year
  • IT director: $125,178 per year
  • IT security manager: $118,503 per year
  • Database administrator and architect: $112,120  per year
  • Information technology (IT) manager: $91,706 per year
  • Network and computer systems administrator: $90,520 per year
  • Business systems analyst: $72,994 per year

I furthered my education at Rivier because of the focus on critical thinking. In class discussions, different perspectives, thoughts, and ideas provided me an opportunity to think critically, which was invaluable to my growth.

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