Master of Science in IT Management
Today’s organizations require technology-savvy managers and technology professionals with strong management skills.
Franklin Pierce University brings these two fields together in its Master of Science
program in Information Technology Management. The goal is to develop managers and
leaders who can plan, lead, organize and establish control systems in today’s technology
environment. The technical portion of the program offers state-of-the-art learning focused
on information technology and computer networking concepts. Management courses
focus on crucial leadership skills such as collaboration, inquiry and critical analysis. The
entire program has been designed with industry input to remain current with changing
The hands-on, project-based curriculum prepares students to apply their coursework to
the practical problems encountered daily in their organizations. A capstone course allows
students to complete a final project that applies management principles to a real-world
technological problem and brings together the learning and practical applications from
The program is designed to meet the needs of working students. Students can enroll yearround and classes re offered online or partly online and partly in a traditional classroom
setting. Much of the project-work is done in virtual team settings mirroring contemporary
business practices. Individual attention is a hallmark of the program. An advisor works
closely with each student prior to admission all the way through graduation.
Graduates of the Franklin Pierce University Master
of Science in Information Technology Management
degree program will be able to:
• Articulate their concept of leadership to advocate
for and effect meaningful change, and to
demonstrate their skills as leaders.
• Apply knowledge, values, disposition and critical
thinking skills to business environments.
• Identify, gather, organize, interpret and synthesize
information, making use of an expert body of
knowledge to become competent problem
solvers and decision makers.
• Design, create, and manage a database
incorporating the latest technology and software.
• Create and implement innovative solutions to
business problems utilizing theories and concepts
from the program.
• Understand the business impact of emerging
• Analyze the advantages and requirements,
including security issues, of a networked
• Demonstrate competencies in client-server and
distributed computing systems.
• Develop and implement online business models.
• Recognize the legal, ethical, social, and global
concerns related to eBusiness and eCommerce.
• Evaluate information systems features utilizing a
• Determine development times, costs, and
benefits of proposed modifications and changes.
Accredited by NEASC (New England Association of Schools and Colleges) Standards:
Each of the eleven Standards articulates a dimension of institutional quality. In applying the Standards, the Commission assesses and makes a determination about the effectiveness of the institution as a whole. The institution:
has clearly defined purposes appropriate to an institution of higher learning;
has assembled and organized those resources necessary to achieve its purposes;
is achieving its purposes;
has the ability to continue to achieve its purposes.
International Student Requirements:
Same as Domestic students, plus English language competency
Facts & Figures
# of Credits Required: 40
Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 565 USD
In State Tuition (per year): 13560 USD
Out State Tuition (per year): 13560 USD
Classification: Baccalaureate College—Liberal Arts
Locale: Fringe Rural Area
Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999