Develop Technical Management Skills

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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M.S. Information Technology Management Degree

IT Management Degree Overview

The M.S. in Information Technology Management degree shows students how technology development emerges from the testing lab into everyday use within an enterprise operation. As a graduate, you’ll be prepared to manage e-commerce challenges, align technology with key business functions and navigate the evolution of technology to contribute to the success of your organization. This IT Management degree program is rich in real-life assignments and case studies, preparing you to take your leadership role in the areas of programming, development and engineering. Both on-campus and online information technology courses are offered at Regis.

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

Total Technology Management Degree Requirements: 36 credit hours

  • Core course requirements: 9 credit hours
  • Degree course requirements: 6 credit hours
  • IT management electives: 9 credit hours
  • 600-level general electives: 9 credit hours
  • Degree completion requirements (Capstone): 3 credit hours

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Program Requirements

Listed below are the required courses for completion of the M.S. in Information Technology Management degree at Regis University. Please note that recent course requirement updates may not be reflected in the list below and you should contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for recent changes and updates.

This degree program requires 36.00 credit hours for completion. Please contact your advisor or the Office of Enrollment Services at 303.458.4126.

CPS: MS Computer & Info Sciences CORE

MSCC 610 - Information Technology Concepts

Introduces information systems concepts, architectures, and technologies. Emphasizes information systems resources needed to meet organizational mission and objectives. Focuses on information systems from business viewpoint including processes, value proposition, and different types of information systems.

MSCC 630 - Enterprise Architecture

Examines information needed to create adaptive strategies for successfully implementing enterprise architectures. Focuses on strategies that are based on experiences within organizations across multiple industry verticals.

Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCC*697;

MSCC 697 - Information Technology Research Methods

Concentrates on project management, proposal preparation, research and thesis writing. Deliverable include abstract proposal outline and research plan. Students research and develop project proposals that are then approved by the faculty.

Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCC*610;

CPS: MS in Information Technology Management

Degree Electives

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Take nine (9) semester hours selected from the following
MSCI 615, MSCI 625, MSCI 630, MSCI 640, MSCI 660, MSCI 680,
MSCI 681, MSCI 685, MSIA 672

General Electives

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Take nine (9) semester hours from SCIS 600-level courses.

MSCI 600 - Strategic Information Technology

Presents the importance of information technology as necessary component of a successful business. Focuses on the evolution of information technology from an enabling tool to a competitive business strategy. Illuminates roles of CIO.

Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCC*610

MSCI 610 - Ethics in Information Technology

Course illuminates ethical issues regarding information systems (access, data storage, and data utilization). Focuses on developing a set of ethical standards for professionals in information technology.

Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCC*610;

Information Technology Exit Strategy

Exit Strategy

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Choose One of the following Exit Strategy Options:
MSCC 693- Graduate Capstone
MSCC 698- Graduate Thesis

Course Descriptions

Listed below are the available courses offered at Regis University within this respective degree program. The courses below include the degree program requirements as well as courses. Please contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for recent changes and updates.

MSCC 610 Information Technology Concepts (3.00)

Introduces information systems concepts, architectures, and technologies. Emphasizes information systems resources needed to meet organizational mission and objectives. Focuses on information systems from business viewpoint including processes, value proposition, and different types of information systems.

MSCC 630 Enterprise Architecture (3.00)

Examines information needed to create adaptive strategies for successfully implementing enterprise architectures. Focuses on strategies that are based on experiences within organizations across multiple industry verticals.

Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCC*697;

MSCC 693 Graduate Capstone (3.00)

Case-based scenario that emphasizes real-world application of Information Technology knowledge and skills. Simulates a real-world information technology organization where students enhance skills learned in previous courses. Employing critical analysis, students fulfill the final project requirement.

Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCC*630

MSCC 697 Information Technology Research Methods (3.00)

Concentrates on project management, proposal preparation, research and thesis writing. Deliverable include abstract proposal outline and research plan. Students research and develop project proposals that are then approved by the faculty.

Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCC*610;

MSCC 698 Graduate Thesis (3.00)

Students complete a masters thesis that is a substantial body of original scholarly work in the area of information technology.

MSCI 600 Strategic Information Technology (3.00)

Presents the importance of information technology as necessary component of a successful business. Focuses on the evolution of information technology from an enabling tool to a competitive business strategy. Illuminates roles of CIO.

Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCC*610

MSCI 610 Ethics in Information Technology (3.00)

Course illuminates ethical issues regarding information systems (access, data storage, and data utilization). Focuses on developing a set of ethical standards for professionals in information technology.

Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCC*610;

MSCI 615 Business Process Engineering (3.00)

Focuses on the strategic and organizational issues of process management and the use of Enterprise Resource Planning systems (ERPs). Topics include major strategic approaches used to understand, analyze and implement efficient business processes, workflow modeling techniques, process modeling techniques and procedure models. Employs SAP R/3 Enterprise Application Software to examine the issues encountered in a typical business organization.

MSCI 625 Supply Chain Management (3.00)

Focuses on supply chain management from order through delivery, encompassing the interactions of suppliers and customers in a systematic process while utilizing the SAP platform to illustrate concepts and facilitate hands-on learning for students.

MSCI 630 Knowledge Management (3.00)

Presents detailed insights into knowledge management focusing on concepts, theories and technologies that provide the foundation for knowledge management and on information technology as an important catalyst.

Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCI*600 AND MSCI*610;

MSCI 640 Enterprise Technology Management (3.00)

Introduction to Enterprise Resource Planning systems. Emphasizes impacts on organizations, development of practical skills associated with Enterprise Resource Planning systems, and the SAP platform.

MSCI 660 Global E-Business (3.00)

Surveys challenges facing business and IT professionals in an increasingly global, technological environment placing emphasis on infrastructure, integration, technology, cultural, organizational, sociopolitical issues, and appreciation of how types of IS will influence international business practices.

Pre-requisite: MSCI*600 MSCI*610

MSCI 680 Information Technology Project Mgmt (3.00)

Investigates prevalent PM approaches (e.g. Traditional, Agile/Scrum) applicability and how blended best practices support project success. Analyzes project case failures to determine how to avoid failure and improve business outcomes. Covers PMO value-add.

Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCI*600 AND MSCI*610;

MSCI 681 Enterprise Project Systems (3.00)

Focuses on the total Program Management lifecycle. Introduces skills required to define, configure, plan and track different types of projects. Topics include overview of project management and fundamentals; SAP project system; project structures, planning and execution; logistics, accounting and human resources interfaces; budgeting; period end closing and reporting. Microsoft Project will be used to illustrate and execute Enterprise Project Management.

MSCI 682 Agile Systems Development (3.00)

Explores systems development utilizing Lean, Agile methods to meet goals of timely delivery, meeting budgetary constraints, delivering products frequently, maintaining predictable and reliable outcomes/products. Compares/contrasts traditional methods for delivering and managing projects with evolutionary approaches.

MSCI 685 Emerging Technologies (3.00)

Applies innovative technology adoption processes to evaluate emerging technologies and their business value impact. Evaluate cases to discern best practices and develop best adoption processes.

Pre-requisite: MSCI*600 MSCI*610

MSCI 692 ITM Practicum I (3.00)

Includes a real world information technology strategic project using knowledge and skills developed in previous ITM courses.

Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCC*630;

MSCI 696 ITM Practicum II (3.00)

A continuation fo ITM Practicum I. Includes a real world information technology strategic project using knowledge and skills developed in previous ITM courses.

Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCI*692;

MSDS 600 Introduction to Data Science (3.00)

Introduces foundational topics of data science including data manipulation, data analysis using statistics and machine learning, techniques for working with Big Data, communication of analysis using information visualization, and ethical use of data analyses.

Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCC*610

MSDS 610 Data Engineering (3.00)

Presents techniques for designing, building, and managing information with relational databases, NoSQL databases, and big data infrastructure. Provides a hands-on experience running the MapReduce algorithm on Hadoop ecosystem.

Pre-requisite: TAKE MSDS*600;

MSDS 650 Data Analytics (3.00)

Examines techniques for the discovery and communication of meaningful patterns in data. Techniques include experimental design, statistical modeling, machine learning, computer programming, operations research, and data visualization. Introduces classification, clustering, and recommender systems.

Pre-requisite: TAKE MSDS*600;

MSDS 692 Data Science Practicum (3.00)

Provides a hands-on Data Science lab experience that covers all phases of a typical data science project--data discovery, data preparation, model planning, model building, and communicating results. Concludes with a mock presentation to stakeholders--senior management or investors.

Pre-requisite: TAKE MSDS*650;

MSIA 672 Managing a Secure Enterprise (3.00)

Provides the knowledge of designing and managing a secure enterprise. Includes aspects of enterprise security, physical security, disaster-recovery planning, and business continuity planning.

Cross listing(s): MSCT 672.

MSIA 673 Information Assurance Legal Concept (3.00)

Legal interpretation of security policy and resulting obligations providing a background to create a stable set of processes, frameworks, and models capable of handling multiplying domestic and international laws and regulations.

Pre-requisite: TAKE MSIA*670 AND MSIA*672;

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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. This is assessed for each applicant during the admission interview. Knowledge and experience can be supplemented by courses in these prerequisite areas. Not all supplemental courses must be completed prior to applying to the Information Technology Management degree program, but must be completed prior to enrolling in core courses.

  • Possess a baccalaureate degree either from a U.S. regionally accredited institution or a recognized institution in another nation.

Materials Needed for Application and Admission

  • Application: Completed graduate application form
  • Application fee: $75.00 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 CPS Admission Office. If official transcripts are not received within 30 days you will be unable to register for future courses until the transcripts are received. A complete file can be reviewed by faculty with a copy of the unofficial degree-bearing transcripts from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university.
  • Two years of work experience (does not have to be computer related)
  • Current resume
  • Faculty interview
  • Required admission essay
  • 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.

Application Deadlines*

Class Starts Application Deadline
Spring 8W2 - March 3, 2014 Feb. 3, 2014
Summer 8W1 - May 5, 2014 Apr. 7, 2014
Summer 8W2 - June 30, 2014 June 2, 2014

*Your application file including all requirements, documents and fees, must be completed by the application deadline.

Tuition

Regis University Degree Tuition: M.S. in Information Technology Management

Course Format Estimated Total Program Cost Credit Hours Required Cost per Credit Hour Estimated Fees for Program
Classroom $24,735 36 $685 $75
Online $25,275 36 $700 $75

Directed study costs $700 per credit hour

Please note: Additional fees may apply to Regis University students. Please contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for information.