Bloomsburg University's B.S.B.A. in Information and Technology Management (ITM) program prepares students to effectively plan, design, select, implement, use, and administer emerging information and communication technologies. Its curriculum interconnects from curriculums offered by Computer Science and Management of Information Systems degree programs.
ITM provides students with emerging technology skills and integrates those skills with business knowledge. ITM discipline-specific courses build upon the learning goals in the AACSB accredited curriculum.
ITM Program Learning Outcomes
- Students demonstrate knowledge regarding facts, concepts, principles, analytic techniques, and theories used in the ITM field to analyze complex business situations and develop solutions.
- Students demonstrate knowledge of key business issues such as budgeting, management, marketing and project management.
- Students demonstrate the ability to apply, analyze and integrate important terminology within the business environment.
- Students apply skills through internships and real-world case studies designed to enhance and enrich the educational experience.
The ITM degree is for students seeking employment in organizations where information technology plays a major role. Our program offers:
- student involvement to design, implement, train and evaluate hands-on IT-based training session for the PASSHE Academy
- student involvement with real-world hands-on examples and projects to bridge the gap between academia and practice
- student engagement with experiential learning experiences
- student internship opportunities
- doctorally qualified faculty with real-world industry experience and scholarly publications
- evolving and growing curriculum to meet the needs of a 21st-century global society
- excellent job placement rates (More than 96% of graduates secure positions in the ITM field)
ITM graduates find employment in all industries and organizations. ITM is one of the fastest growing occupations in the United States. According to 2013 statistics:
- Nationally 74% of technology graduates receive job offers compared to 39% of all graduates
- Bachelors students average $57,121 annually
- Masters students average $65,394 annually
- Computer and Information Systems Managers earn an average of $120,950 annually
Sources: 2013 Information Systems Job Index from the Association of Information Systems, Occupational Handbook 2012.