The College of Technology’s Masters of Science in Information Technology Project Management provides professionals with IT project management perspectives as well as problem solving skills to manage major technology projects, business, health, and education initiatives, policies, and other activities in both the public and private sectors.
With emphasis on AI automation in Agile PM, including planning and scheduling, estimating, managing risk and quality, this degree prepares students to fill vital management and supervisory roles in a wide range of industries.
The 36-credit M.S. Information Technology Project Management degree is classified as a STEM program. Students will develop several advanced technology project management frameworks, artificial intelligence and machine learning applications and solutions, and technological skills. Students will complete a 15-credit core, 15-credit concentration, 3-credit capstone course and 3-credit research project.
The graduate student who successfully completes the Information Technology Project Management program will be expected to have gained the following competencies:
Evaluate the relationships and dependencies associated with planning, organizing, designing, managing, and implementing Information Systems in an organization.
Apply various models and methods for planning, organizing, designing, managing, and implementing Information Systems within a modern organization.
Technology PM Knowledge
Identify, define, and analyze various aspects of Tech PM Knowledge.
Organizational Influences upon Tech PM Knowledge
Define and analyze organizational influences upon technology.
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Identify how AI/ML tools change project management and what can be expected in the future as AI/ML tools advance in all areas especially in project management.
Apply the different leadership styles that are relevant when leading a team: visionary, coaching, democratic, affiliative, directive and pace setting.
Write with clarity and precision using correct English grammar.
Exhibit competence in writing for specific purposes, diverse audiences, & genres.
Employ scientific, quantitative and/or qualitative reasoning and other critical thinking strategies to analyze consequences and outcomes and to be able to recommend alternative solutions.
Recognize the need for material / information, locate the material/information, and effectively evaluate and use the material/information with appropriate attribution.
Demonstrate ethical codes and behaviors promoted by the student’s chosen profession.
Students must maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0. The program must be completed within five years.
IPM 6015 Project Scoping and Scheduling
IPM 6030 IT/IS Project Risk Management
IPM 6040 IT/IS Project Quality Management
IST 7020 Analysis, Modeling, and Design
IST 7060 Project and Change Management
IPM 6050 Agile Project Management
IPM 6060 Technology Project Leadership and Teamwork
IPM 6070 Mastering Tech Agile Applications
IPM 6080 Advanced Tech Agile Solutions
IPM 6090 Special Topics in IT/IS Project Management
IPM 7000 Artificial Intelligence in Project Management
IPM 8100 IT/IS Project Management Integration/Capstone Course
IPM 8101 Research in Information Technology Project Management
This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2022-2023 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2021 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.