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What You Can Do With a Master's in Information Technology Management

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Earning a master's degree can provide you specialized, in-depth knowledge of your desired field. Furthering your education with a master's in information technology management can prepare you to serve as a technical leader while setting your resume on the right track to appeal to recruiters and prospective employers. Learn how an advanced degree can provide you with the skills needed to qualify for IT leadership roles and additional career flexibility.

The Benefits of Professional and Educational Development

Earning your MPS in IT management doesn't have to require a significant investment in your time and money; research online degree options and financial aid opportunities offered by different universities to find a program that best suited for your unique needs. A master's degree in IT management will prepare you to effectively integrate technology throughout organizations across industries while setting you apart from other candidates who may only have baseline knowledge.

As technology is continuously evolving and growing, so should your knowledge of high-level and critical concepts such as enterprise architecture, technical leadership, and fundamental management skills. Your bachelor’s degree likely covered broad topics to establish fundamental skills useful for entry-level positions; however, master’s-level coursework focuses on establishing a more advanced understanding of technical processes and concepts to help you manage your team, projects, and organization more effectively.

Evolving Career Opportunities

Some of the most popular and lucrative jobs in IT now include project management positions and roles as IT director, information security manager, and software team lead. The business skills and technical expertise that you will develop with a master’s degree will put you in high demand for leadership roles. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, top IT positions like IS/IT managers, cloud architects, and computer systems analysts earn over $100,000 a year.

If you're ready to take the next step in becoming an IT executive or manager, invest in your future by furthering your education with a master's degree. Tulane School of Professional Advancement provides flexible, online master's degree programs and hands-on career development opportunities for current and aspiring professionals. Our online Master of Professional Studies in IT Management will prepare you to smoothly blend technology throughout your organization and prepare you for some of the biggest challenges in the field. Start your application today to effectively develop your skills and expand your opportunities in the steadily growing field of information technology.

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