College of Business and Economics

Information Technology Management (online)

The Information Technology Management emphasis prepares students for managerial positions involving the development and deployment of technology. The emphasis addresses the subject from a business perspective and focuses on the strategic alignment of technology and business strategies. Students are equipped to strategically utilize information technology in order to enhance business performance.

MBA students that would like to earn an emphasis in Information Technology Management must complete nine credits from the available courses, which are all offered online. Students have the opportunity to choose electives that explore contemporary topics such as process innovation, business intelligence, disaster recovery and business continuity, and information technology service management.

Courses by MBA emphasis are listed in the Graduate Catalog.

Career Outcomes

UW-Whitewater MBA graduates are surveyed each year. Data for the Information Technology Management emphasis is provided below, including placement rate, highlighted employers, common position titles and salary information. Industry-reported salary information has also been provided.

Placement Rate1


Highlighted Employers2

First Bank National, GE Healthcare, Johnsonville Sausage, Sentry Insurance, Trek Bicycle Corporation, Wisconsin Dept. of Administration

Common Titles2

Business Analyst, IT Manager, Project Manager, Software Developer, Systems Analyst

Industry Salary (national average with 1 to 20+ years of experience)3


UW-Whitewater Salary Estimate (6 months or less after graduation)2


Based on 2016 - 2017 survey data
2 Self-reported data from survey respondents
3 national salary data