Major in Information Technology Management
Offered by the Saint Louis University John Cook School of Business
- Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in business administration with a concentration in information technology management
Saint Louis University Information Technology Management Program OverviewSaint Louis University's Bachelor of Science in business administration with a concentration in information technology management prepares you for a career as an information systems professional. If you choose a concentration in information technology management from the John Cook School of Business, you'll focus on the development and management of information systems in a business environment.
SLU's information technology Management program is a member of the Oracle Academy initiative, Microsoft DreamSpark and the IBM Academic Initiative. IT management courses at SLU require extensive hands-on participation in projects, teamwork and the use of high-end computer technology. IT management course topics include database management, systems analysis and design, data networking, graphical user interface and website design, and computer security.
What You'll Learn in SLU's Information Technology Management ProgramStudents in the John Cook School of Business' information technology management concentration fulfill the requirements for the B.S. in business administration degree from Saint Louis University. Information technology management students at SLU also develop the technical skills and organizational insights required to analyze, design, implement and administer information systems.
You'll explore the application of web-based and object-oriented information technologies and develop the logical thinking and problem-solving skills necessary to succeed in a continuously changing IT landscape. Certain courses will also offer you hands-on experience with SAP software, allowing you to put classroom theory into practice.
IT management students at SLU also have the opportunity to obtain the SAP Certificate awarded by SAP America, Inc. Business majors may complete the IT management supporting area of study in addition to another chosen area of concentration. (See the fact sheet for this program for more specific information.)
What Can You Do With a Degree in Business Administration with a Concentration in Information Technology Management from SLU?Students who graduate with a concentration in information technology management from SLU have a strong set of skills in problem solving, information utilization and business communication. Possible career paths for someone with an undergraduate degree in IT management include:
- Systems analysts
- Web developers
- Systems designers
- Network administrators
- Database administrators
- Software engineers
- System support specialists
Students who combine an IT management concentration with a second area of business concentration in accounting, finance, management or marketing may also become technology analysts.