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Regis University’s Master of Science in Information Technology Management degree is designed for students who aspire to move into technical leadership positions and expand their influence on business operations.
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Information Technology Management

IT Management Degree Overview

The Master of Science degree in Information Technology Management program (ITM program) is designed for leaders, programmers, developers, engineers, and other knowledge workers who aspire to lead technical teams and expand the value teams bring to their organization. Our program emphasizes moving technology out of the classroom and into the real world, assessing the impact of technology, defining the role of information literacy in decision-making, and making the most of information technologies for productivity and the improvement of local and global societies.  The ITM program is ideal for organizations that employ IT leaders, and individuals who want to expand their information technology knowledge and move into IT leadership positions within an organization.

From our classrooms, through you, to your job. Our program prepares you to FACE your competition.

  • Foundation courses: Build your knowledge focused on how technology impacts organizations.
  • Areas of emphasis: Specialize in technology that interests you and impacts your career.
  • Core courses: Integrate your career skills – oral, written and presentation – with people and business skills.
  • Exit strategies: Personalize completing your program - author a thesis, collaborate on teams in a capstone course, or complete a practicum.

ITM Emphasis Areas

  • Agile Technologies
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data Science
  • Database Administration
  • Database Design
  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Healthcare Informatics
  • Information Assurance Policy Management
  • Software Engineering
  • Systems Engineering

Students will choose one emphasis area in the ITM degree program. They can also add one course to some emphasis areas to earn a related certificate. Speak to an admissions counselor for details: 800.944.7667.

Please refer to the Program of Study Diagram for this Information Technology Management degree to learn more.

Total IT Management (ITM) Degree Requirements: 36 credit hours

  • Core course requirements: 9 credit hours
  • Degree course requirements: 12 credit hours
  • ITM electives: 3 credit hours
  • ITM emphasis area: 9 credit hours
  • Degree completion requirements - Graduate Thesis, or Graduate Capstone, or Practicum II*: 3 credit hours

*Practicum I (3 credit hours) is the prerequisite for Practicum II

Printable Fact Sheet: To download a printable fact sheet with details about required classes, admissions requirements, and start dates, visit our fact sheet library. Please note: The best source for the most current information is an admissions counselor.

What class formats are available?

Information Technology courses are offered online and in the classroom. The convenience of online information technology courses let you work and attend school at the same time, working toward your degree without sacrificing your paycheck.

When do Information Technology classes start at Regis University?

Courses are offered in eight-week terms that begin in:

  • January
  • March
  • May
  • June
  • August (On Campus Cohort*) & Online
  • October

*Campus-based classes are offered for this program in August each year as a “cohort” model, in which you progress through the program with the same group of students through attending on-ground, campus-based classes versus taking classes online. The majority of the campus-based cohort classes are offered at our Denver Tech Center (DTC) campus, which is located off 1-25 and Arapahoe Road. For more information about the DTC campus, click here.

Program Requirements

Core Requirements (9 credit hours)
MSCC 610 Information Technology Concepts
MSCC 630 Enterprise Architecture
MSCC 697 IT Research Methods
Degree Requirements (12 credit hours)
MSCI 600 Strategic Information Technology
MSCI 610 Ethics in Information Technology
MSCI 680
Information Technology Project Management
MSCI 685
Emerging Technologies 
IT Management Electives (3 credit hours)
Select one from the following courses:
MSCI 615 Business Process Engineering 
MSCI 625  Supply Chain Management 
MSCI 630  Knowledge Management 
MSCI 640  Enterprise Technology Management 
MSCI 660  Global E-Business 
MSCI 681  Enterprise Project Systems
MSCI 682
Agile Systems Development
MSIA 672
Managing a Secure Enterprise 
MSCI 692
ITM Practicum I
MSES 602 Introduction to DevOps
ITM Emphais Area (Select One)
Take 9 credit hours (3 courses) from a single emphasis area
Agile Technologies MSCI 682, MSSE 610, MSSE 640
Cybersecurity MSIA 670, MSIA 672, MSIA 680 or MSIA 682
Data Science MSDS 600, MSDS 610, MSDS 650
Database Administration MSCD 600, MSCD 610, MSCD 640
Database Design MSCD 600, MSCD 610, MSCD 650
Enterprise Resource Planning Choose 3 from: MSCI 615, MSCI 625, MSCI 640 or MSCI 681
Health Care Informatics HCI 650,HCI 635, HCI 620 or HCI 625 
Information Assurance Policy Management MSIA 670, MSIA 672, MSIA 674 or MSIA 678
Software Engineering MSSE 600, MSSE 610, MSSE 640
Systems Engineering MSCT 600, MSCT 650, MSCT 680
Degree Completion Requirement (3 credit hours)
Select one from the following courses:
MSCC 693 Graduate Capstone
MSCC 698  Graduate Thesis 
MSCI 696 ITM Practicum II (Note: MSCI 692 ITM Practicum I prerequisite)
Total Degree Requirements = 36 credit hours

Please note that recent course requirement updates may not be reflected in the list above and you should contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for recent changes and updates.

To download a printable fact sheet with program details, click here.

How to Apply

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Admission Criteria

The Master of Science in Information Technology Management degree requires students to have sufficient knowledge and/or experience in database application, programming, computer networking and systems analysis and design. Three or more years of relevant work experience OR a bachelor’s degree within the past two years in a relevant computer information sciences field is required.

Applicants must possess a baccalaureate degree either from a U.S. regionally accredited institution or a recognized institution in another nation equivalent to a U.S. regionally accredited bachelor’s degree.

Materials Needed for Application and Admission

  • Complete the online graduate application
  • Application fee: $50.00 non-refundable application fee (waived for Regis University graduates)
  • Submit official degree-bearing transcripts either from a U.S.regionally accredited institution or recognized institution in another nation. Official transcripts must be sent directly from your previously attended schools to the Office of Admissions. You can download a transcript request form here.
    • Submit mailed transcripts to:
      Regis University
      Office of Admissions
      3333 Regis Boulevard
      Mail Code: P-28
      Denver, CO 80221-1099

    Electronic transcripts may be sent to sendtranscripttoRU@regis.edu

  • Admissions essay (Career Goal Statement).  Instructions to upload your completed statement are included in the online application.
  • Submit two recommendation forms. Select professional or academic references only; personal references are not accepted. An electronic recommendation form is included in the online application. Please input the names and email addresses of your references.  Alternatively, references can also be submitted via email to RUadmissions@regis.edu using the form found here
  • Current Resume
  • Additional admission requirements apply to international students who are non-U.S. citizens
  • Please remember: Applications that are incomplete and/or missing information will NOT be processed.

Admissions Eligibility

All completed applications for admissions will be reviewed. A minimum undergraduate cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale is recommended. Applicants with a GPA below 3.0 and/or those applicant who do not meet the work experience requirement will be considered on an individual basis and will be required to take one 500-level foundational course (3 credits) prior to beginning their 600-level graduate program coursework. A grade of “B” or better must be achieved in the 500-level foundational course to continue progressing through the 600-level graduate program coursework.

It is recommended that applications are submitted one month in advance of desired start date to ensure adequate processing time and optimize class availability options. Completed applications will be considered up to two weeks prior to the start date. Visit the academic calendar to view start dates.

Your application file, including all required documents, must be completed to be considered for admission.  Keep in mind that classes can reach capacity, so you are encouraged to apply now for admission consideration.

International Applicants

All completed application materials should be submitted at least six to eight weeks in advance of your intended start date.  It takes longer to process international applications.  Visit the academic calendar here.

Applicants must possess a baccalaureate degree either from a U.S. regionally accredited institution or a recognized institution in another nation.

Tuition

Visit our Cost of Attendance page to see the tuition and fee schedule for the M.S. in Information Technology Management program.