Information Technology and Management

Master of Science in Information Technology and Management

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Campus address: MS Programs Office- College of Business Administration Building (CBA) 2.502, phone (512) 232-1900

Mailing address: The University of Texas at Austin, Master of Science Programs Office, 2110 Speedway, Stop B6000, Austin TX 78712

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The Master of Science in Information Technology and Management (MSITM) Option III program is a program for students pursuing specialization in information technology and management. Coursework is designed to prepare students to draw upon both emerging and mature information technologies to develop innovative solutions to business problems. The program includes instruction on information technologies and design thinking and concludes with a capstone project. The Graduate Studies Committee for Information Technology and Management determines degree requirements and rules for registration which are communicated to students in a handbook.

Facilities for Graduate Work

The physical facilities, computing systems, and research centers that support graduate work in the McCombs School are described in the Business Administration section under Facilities for Graduate Work

Areas of Study

The Master of Science in Information Technology & Management gives students opportunities to study topics in emerging technologies such as cloud computing, deep learning, Internet of Things, blockchain, and data science, with the option to specialize in the Blockchain & FinTech Track.  

Graduate Studies Committee

The following faculty members served on the Graduate Studies Committee in the spring 2019 semester.

Ashish Agarwal
Indranil R Bardhan
Anitesh Barua
Constantine Caramanis
Caryn A Conley
Georgios-Alex Dimakis
Joydeep Ghosh
Sirkka L Jarvenpaa
Christine L Julien
Prabhudev C Konana
Maytal Saar-Tsechansky
Huseyin Tanriverdi
Sriram Vishwanath

Admissions Requirements

Admission to the program is extremely competitive. The admission decision is based on a holistic review process that includes the applicant’s academic record, test scores, essays, resume, and letters of recommendation. Students must enter the Master of Science in Information Technology & Management Option III program in the summer semester. Applicants admitted to the MS in Information Technology & Management Option III program will be required to submit a nonrefundable pre-enrollment tuition fee to secure enrollment in the program.

Degree Requirements

The Master of Science in Information Technology & Management (MSITM) Option III degree program is designed for students pursuing a terminal master's degree in Information Technology & Management. Coursework is designed to teach rigorous and innovative content that will provide students with master's level knowledge, skills and abilities in the field of IT. This program requires completion of 36 semester hours of coursework and is without thesis or report.