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MBA In Information Technology
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Business is increasingly about technology. Being able to deliver your products, knowledge and expertise online and through mobile is vital.

Studying an MBA in information technology will allow you to combine your business expertise with technical skills, leading to high level careers in information management or the information technology industry.

Conversely, if you are an IT professional, taking an MBA in information technology will allow you to develop your career into a sales, managerial or business development role.

What will I study on an MBA in information technology?

An MBA in information technology will provide a balanced set of modules combining core business information and more technical electives based around information technology. You should be aiming to improve your organisational efficiency, effectiveness and technological knowledge.

You should expect your international MBA program in information technology to have content on the following:
 

  • Strategic management
  • Knowledge management
  • Human computer interaction
  • E-business
     

Length and structure

A full-time international MBA program in information technology will typically take between 12-24 months to complete, depending on the institution and country you study in. You may opt to take a part-time program – these normally take 18-34 months to complete.

Expect the course to be structured around intensive periods of study, classroom discussions, case studies and a final project or dissertation.

How can an MBA in information technology program help my career?

An MBA in information technology can benefit your career in two main ways. For business professionals, an MBA in information technology will allow to develop your skills and technical capabilities to move into senior IT management positions. For IT professionals, an MBA will improve your understanding of business, allowing you to move into sales and business development roles.

Some of the roles you will be able to take on after completing your MBA include:
 

  • IT director
  • Business development manager
  • IT sales manager
     

Entry requirements

Each MBA in information technology will have its own set of entry requirements. However, most will have some in common. These may include relevant work experience, a previous IT-related qualification and the ability to attend an interview.
 

  • A set period of relevant work experience
  • Previous management or information technology qualification
  • GMAT score
  • Language proficiency
  • Successful interview
     

What to do next

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