With technology driving almost every industry, more and more professionals will be needed to lead at the intersection of business, information technology and management. Drexel’s new graduate certificate Information Technology & Management provides fundamental knowledge of the business applications and the management and administration of information technology.
An interdisciplinary post-baccalaureate certificate program jointly offered by Drexel’s LeBow College of Business and College of Computing & Informatics (CCI), the Information Technology & Management certificate is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to manage information technology successfully in an organizational environment. This certificate is part of a suite of five Business Information Technology certificates that can be applied toward Drexel’s Master of Science in Business Information Technology (MSBIT), also offered through LeBow and CCI. Three certificates must be completed to receive the MS degree, including our required foundational certificate in Information Technology & Management.
Information Technology & Management Program Requirements
- Five-course certificate
- Courses offered through LeBow and CCI provide both practical technical and business knowledge
- Designed for students who have either a technical or business bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with relevant work experience
- Offered online or on-campus
- Graduates of the program may immediately transfer into the Master of Science in Business Information Technology (if grade requirements are met)
Information Technology & Management Certificate Program Coursework
- 5 required courses (15 credits):
- CT 500: Introduction to the Digital Environment
- CT 600: Cloud Technology
- CT 610: Disaster Recovery, Continuity Planning and Digital Risk Assessment
- MIS 614: Aligning IT and Operations
- MIS 625: Management of IT Operations
Information Technology & Management Admissions Requirements
- A completed application
- A four-year bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or an equivalent international institution
- A GPA of 3.0 or higher, in a completed degree program, bachelor’s degree or above
- Official final transcripts from ALL Colleges/Universities attended
- Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) and/or the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) are not required for MSBIT
- One (1) letter of recommendation required, two (2) are suggested
- Essay/Statement of Purpose
- Current résumé
- Students must have access to a computer that meets or exceeds CCI’s computer requirements
- Additional requirements for international students
Customize Your Education with Our Business Information Technology Certificates
CCI and LeBow also offer a suite of graduate certificates to allow students to customize their education. In addition to the Information Technology and Management Certificate, we offer modular, stackable certificates in Business Information Technology in:
- Digital Transformation: Focuses on preparing an organization for the rapid changes required to embrace technologies that are transforming industries.
- Information Systems Development: Emphasizes the process of analyzing, designing and deploying information systems.
- Information Technology Strategy & Execution: Emphasizes software economics, project management, information technology planning, and strategy and execution.
- Organizational Security: Emphasizes securing business information infrastructure, cloud security, security policy, assurance and forensics.
Note: Students in the MSBIT will be required to complete the Information Technology & Management certificate in addition to two other certificates listed above.
For more information, please contact Kate Sonstein, LeBow College of Business’ associate director of graduate recruitment and admissions, at email@example.com or Matt Lechtenberg, College of Computing & Informatics’ director of recruitment, at firstname.lastname@example.org.