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MS in Information Technology Management (Bridge)

Students who enroll in Grand Canyon University's Master of Science in Information Technology Management (Bridge) program could receive the preparation needed to earn an IT master's degree and gain a foundational understanding of IT management. Read more about this bridge program here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Science in Information Technology Management (Bridge)

School Offering Program:

Grand Canyon University

Degree Level:

Bridge program

Program Prerequisites:

Students considering enrolling in Grand Canyon University's Master of Science in Information Technology Management (Bridge) program should be interested in preparing for an MS in Information Technology Management program and do not already have a technology-related degree. They should also have the desire to gain organizational, management, and leadership skills in information technology. All applicants to Grand Canyon University's graduate programs should already have a bachelor's degree; some programs have additional requirements.

Program Description:

The Master of Science in Information Technology Management (Bridge) program is intended to prepare students for Grand Canyon University's MS in Information Technology Management program. Students have the opportunity to learn the foundations of information technology, even if they do not have an educational background in this field. Coursework includes instruction in the fundamentals of programming, information systems design, networks, and databases. During the course of online instruction, students can participate in hands-on activities.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length:

16 credits.

Financial Aid:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Grand Canyon University's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for Master of Science in Information Technology Management (Bridge)

The Master of Science in Information Technology Management (Bridge) program includes a total of four classes, each worth four credits. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Grand Canyon University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Core Courses (16 credits)

  • Introduction to Computer Science and Information Technology
  • Platforms and Network Technologies
  • Information Systems Design and Development
  • Introduction to Database Structures

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

This bridge program is a stepping stone toward applying for GCU's Master of Science in Information Technology Management. Once this program has been completed, graduates might want to consider continuing their education in preparation for research or academic careers as well as positions of advanced responsibility in business. Degree options include:

  • Doctor of Business Administration with an emphasis in Data Analytics (Bridge)
  • Doctor of Business Administration with an emphasis in Data Analytics

Career Paths:

Grand Canyon University's Master of Science in Information Technology Management (Bridge) program is one of several steps toward a career in information technology. Once master's level studies in this field have been completed, students might be able to apply their knowledge to the following careers:

  • Information systems manager
  • Data processing manager
  • IT project manager

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