Sullivan’s Master of Science in Managing Information Technology (MSMIT) degree is designed to help current information technology professionals meet the management challenges created by the rapidly changing IT landscape.

This ever-evolving IT environment has created unique project management problems and opportunities in e-business, e-supply and intranet applications that are beyond the understanding of most traditional IT managers. Our on-campus and online Master’s in Information Technology Management program strives to bridge this gap and produce highly skilled IT management professionals who are prepared to design, develop and manage information technology projects in a variety of organizations.


The MSMIT degree paves the way to advancement to new or expanded management positions and aims to increase technical knowledge, build a conceptual understanding of emerging IT issues and provide the ability to conduct independent research to support IT project management decisions. Areas covered include principles of project management, organizational principles and behavior, communications, financial analysis, leadership and team development, information security and legal issues, and system development.

  • Sullivan’s MSMIT program provides a unique blend of business skills combined with the core competencies in information technology. Classroom theory is fully complemented with the practical acquisition of IT techniques.
  • The program will allow you to refine both your technical expertise and your management skills —so you’ll be able to effectively manage technology and
  • You can earn your MSMIT degree entirely online in as little as 18 months.
  • The MSMIT program is eligible as a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) field for international students who are considering Optional Practical Training (OPT). Students may gain more insights about OPT and STEM from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

48 Credit Hours
Length: 18 months
Time length for program completion will vary depending upon the number of courses taken per term, developmental courses when required, transfer credit accepted, lack of continuous enrollment, etc.

CourseTitlesCredit Hours
Total Credit Hours48
CSC 550Data Mining4
CSC 560Electronic Commerce and Intranet Development4
CSC 610Information Systems Development4
CSC 635Computer Security and Legal Issues4
CSC 680Integrative MSMIT Capstone4
FIN 540Managerial Finance4
MGT 510Managerial Communication Skills4
MGT 521Managing Organizational Conflict4
MGT 545Leadership and Team Development4
MGT 590Project Management4
MGT 596Graduate Management Experiential 11
MGT 597Graduate Management Experiential 21
MGT 696Graduate Management Experiential 31
MGT 697Graduate Management Experiential 41
Credit Hours44
Free Electives (4 Credit Hours)4
One elective course are chosen by the student to complement the student’s personal or professional interests.

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