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MBA Project Management & MSM Information Technology Management

 

Overview

Meet the growing demand for project managers who understand the complexities of information technology (IT). This dual degree master’s program prepares you for an increasing number of advanced roles in IT and management. The newly-developed skills you’ll gain in this program can help you execute big projects that will impact your career and provide upward momentum for future opportunities. Leverage your professional experiences and discover what you’re capable of achieving at IWU.

  • Save time: complete two degrees in 60 credit hours instead of 72
  • Save money: the dual degree program is only $470 per credit hour
  • Start advancing: graduates in related careers experience high pay and high demand for their skills

Career Possibilities

  • IT Manager
  • IT Administrator
  • Project Portfolio Manager
  • Project Management Consultant
  • Supply Chain Manager

You'll Learn How To

  • Evaluate and strengthen your own leadership and management capabilities
  • Be a strong communicator backed by proven strategies and critical thinking skills
  • Make ethical decisions that move your projects and your organization forward
  • Assess information systems infrastructures to address technology problems within your organization

Career Data

  • Administrative Services Managers (this is a broad category of managers BLS has on their website)
    • Median pay in 2019: $96,940 (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
    • Job outlook 2018-28: +7% 

Featured Courses

  • Project Planning I & II
  • Project Talent Management
  • Cyberlaw, Regulations and Compliance
  • Information Systems Security
  • Information Systems Infrastructure

Residency Overview

Residencies will be held onsite at Indiana Wesleyan University's Florence, KY education center, 600 Meijer Drive, Suite 200, Florence, KY 41042. Residencies occur every 8 weeks. Classes begin on Friday morning and continue all day Saturday. Students are required to attend the entire residency and should plan travel arranged in order to be checked in by 9:00 am Eastern Standard Time on Friday morning and be in attendance until 6pm Eastern Standard Time on Saturday.

Accreditation

Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), www.hlcommission.org, 312-263-0456. Other accreditations and associations of Indiana Wesleyan University are available at www.indwes.edu/about/iwu-profile/accreditation.

Selected programs within the DeVoe School of Business are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), www.acbsp.org.

Tuition & Financial Aid

Credit Hours Tuition
60 Total $470 / credit hour

*Effective July 1, 2020, through June 30, 2021.

The total cost of the program, including tuition, books, and fees, will be determined prior to your enrollment. The cost will be divided into several payments spread over the course of the program. Course textbooks will be shipped to you before each course begins. The cost of books increases for shipments outside of the 48 contiguous United States.

The total credit hours and per-credit-hour costs listed above are effective for the core program. For prerequisite or other required courses if applicable, students will need to pay for appropriate tuition, books, and any additional fees. Costs may change if you withdraw from the program and restart in a future program at a later date.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, veterans benefits, and even employer reimbursement.

For information about financial aid, call 800-621-8667, ext. 2516, visit our financial aid website, or email IWUfinaid@indwes.edu.

Financial aid is not available for unclassified students.

Courses

The MBA Project Management and MSM Information Technology Management degree program is a 60-credit-hour graduate program.

Below is the list of courses required to complete the program. Courses are generally taken sequentially, one at a time, until the program is complete. Full course descriptions may be viewed by clicking on the course titles below. For further information, feel free to contact us.

MGMT-501,MGMT-512,COMM-515,FINC-525,MKTG-530,ECON-510,MGMT-528,PROJ-610,PROJ-620,PROJ-630,PROJ-640,PROJ-650,PROJ-660,PROJ-670,CITM-501,CITM-502,CITM-503,CITM-504,CITM-505,CITM-506

Students with a current Project Management Professional (PMP) certification will not be required to take PROJ-610, PROJ-620, PROJ-630, PROJ-640, PROJ-650 and PROJ-660. However, students will need to complete PROJ-670.

Requirements

Below are the lists of requirements for the MBA Project Management and MSM Information Technology Management program. Click on each link to expand the requirements. If you have any questions about the admissions process, feel free to contact one of our admissions representatives at 1-866-498-4968.

Admission Requirements

  • A baccalaureate or graduate degree from a college or university recognized by the Council of Higher Education Association (CHEA) and the U.S. Department of Education (USDoE), verified on original transcripts sent by the institution directly to Indiana Wesleyan University.
  • An undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher from the baccalaureate degree granting institution at which at least a minimum of 30 hours was completed. If an applicant’s GPA is below 2.5, the student may be admitted on a probationary basis, as established by the guidelines of the DeVoe School of Business.

Graduation Requirements

  • All credits required in the curriculum sequence with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and a minimum grade of “C” in each course. A grade of “C-“ or below will require the course to be repeated.
  • Overall GPA of 3.0 in all IWU graduate work.
  • The dual degree MBA-PM/MSM-IT must be completed within a maximum of five years from the date of enrollment.
  • Payment of all tuition and fees is required to receive a diploma.

Start Dates

Below are the program locations, upcoming dates, and meeting times for the MBA Project Management and MSM Information Technology Management program. This list is updated regularly as new classes are added.