Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Management

Who is the Information Technology & Management Certificate program for?

With technology driving almost every industry, and more and more professionals in the coming years will be needed to lead at the intersection of business, information technology and management. Drexel’s Post-Baccalaureate/Graduate Certificate in Information Technology & Management provides fundamental knowledge of the business applications, management and administration of information technology.

An interdisciplinary post-baccalaureate certificate program jointly offered by Drexel’s LeBow College of Business and the College of Computing & Informatics (CCI), the Information Technology & Management certificate is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to manage information technology successfully in an organizational environment.

This certificate is part of a suite of five Business Information Technology certificates that can be applied toward Drexel’s Master of Science in Business Information Technology (MSBIT), also offered through LeBow and CCI. Three certificates must be completed to receive the MS degree, including the required, foundational Certificate in Information Technology & Management.

Fast Facts

Number of Courses

5 (15 quarter credits)

Combines with other certificates to create Master’s degree

MS Business Information Technology

Time-to-completion

1 year

Format

On campus or online

Time Commitment

Full-time or part-time

Aid eligible

No

Tech experience required?

Yes – Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline or in business

GRE/GMAT required?

No

Information Technology & Management Curriculum

IMPORTANT NOTE: Drexel operates on the quarter, not semester, system, offering classes during four 10-week terms throughout the year. 

In this certificate program, you willgain expertise in the contemporary digital environment, cloud technology, alignment of operations, risk assessment, and continuity planning. 

The curriculum is comprised of five required courses:

  • CT 500 Introduction to the Digital Environment
  • CT 600 Cloud Technology
  • CT 610 Disaster Recovery, Continuity Planning and Digital Risk Assessment
  • MIS 614 Aligning IT and Operations
  • MIS 625 Management of IT Operations

Please visit Drexel’s Course Catalog for a full description of each required course for this program. You can also find a sample Plan of Study for the certificate.

Information Technology & Management Admissions Requirements

  • A completed application for the online format or on-campus format.
  • A four-year bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or an equivalent international institution.
  • A GPA of 3.0 or higher, in a completed degree program, bachelor’s degree or above.
  • Official final transcripts from ALL Colleges/Universities attended. Please note: For students who have attended an institution outside of the US, it is highly recommended to submit a NACES approved course-by-course transcript evaluation (i.e., WES) for expedited review of your application. This approved evaluation will take the place of the transcript requirement to complete your application.
  • Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) and/or the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Scores are not required.
  • One letter of recommendation required, two suggested
  • Essay/Statement of Purpose
  • Current Resume.
  • Students must have access to a computer that meets or exceeds CCI’s computer requirements
  • Additional requirements for International Students.

Please visit our Graduate Admissions section for application deadlines.

Customize Your Education with Our Business Information Technology Certificates

CCI and LeBow also offer a suite of graduate certificates to allow students to customize their education. In addition to the Information Technology and Management Certificate, we offer modular, stackable certificates in Business Information Technology in:

Note: Students in the MSBIT will be required to complete the Information Technology & Management certificate in addition to two other certificates listed above.

Additional Information

For more information, please contact Matt Lechtenberg, College of Computing & Informatics’ director of recruitment, at cciinfo@drexel.edu or Stavrula Katsirmas, LeBow College of Business’ associate director of integrated student experience and retention, at sk697@drexel.edu

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