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Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Management

About the B.S. in Information Technology Management Degree

Cedarville’s distinctly Christian information technology management (IT) degree will prepare you for a career as an IT professional. But more than just preparing for a job, at Cedarville you will discover how to make a Gospel impact through your vocation, wherever God leads you.

Information technology is part of everyday life, from supermarkets that use a database to track which products are selling to an online music store that relies on network communication hardware, web applications, mobile apps, and business processes to fulfill orders efficiently. It’s an exciting field, and an information technology management degree from Cedarville can help you get there.

This program is also offered as a minor.

Why Study IT Management at Cedarville?

B.S. in Information Technology Management Degree Highlights

Biblical integration — You will be equipped to apply biblical principles of excellence, stewardship, servant leadership, and humility as you successfully guide IT projects to completion, ensuring that projects are on time and within budget.

Problem-solving — You will develop problem-solving skills for software development, database management, network administration, information technology architecture, and design of information technology systems and strategy.

Hands-on focus — Courses within the IT management major will do more than just teach you the theory behind the technology; each course will train you how to use the technology in a hands-on fashion, so you will be prepared for your career the moment you graduate.

Industry standards — Cedarville's information technology management curriculum follows recent guidelines established by the Association for Information Systems (AIS) and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) for the training of IT professionals in a business context.

What Can I Do With an Information Technology Management Degree?

Cedarville’s information technology management major has a proven track record of successfully placing graduates in some of the best organizations, such as the Mayo Health Clinic, Oracle, Fidelity Investments, JPMorgan Chase, Liberty Mutual Insurance, and Cummins.

With a bachelor's degree in information technology management from Cedarville University, you can pursue roles including:

  • Business Analyst
  • Network and Computer Systems Administrator
  • Information Technology Consultant
  • Information Technology Director
  • Application Developer
  • Programmer/Analyst
  • Database Administrator

Opportunities to Learn Outside the Classroom

Internships — Internships give you real-world experience in the IT field. Our students have been placed in internships at Liberty Mutual, Web MD, Consumers Energy, Expedient Technology Solutions, JPMorgan Chase, Waldbaums, among others.

Integrated Business Core (IBC) — Recognized by The Washington Post, this two-semester program allows you to integrate classroom learning with practical business experience. As part of a team, you’ll develop a business plan, obtain financing, market and sell a product, and donate your profits to a local charity.

Students can choose to participate in business-related student organizations like:

  • Association for Information Systems (AIS) — AIS provides IT management majors with opportunities to network with business professionals while attending meetings, seminars, and activities.
  • Enactus — Enactus is an organization that provides you the opportunity to make a difference as you develop leadership, teamwork, and communication skills through learning, practicing, and teaching the principles of free enterprise.
  • Student Leadership Team (SLT) — The SLT serves the School of Business Administration by building community among students and faculty, fostering relationships, and planning and executing events and programs.
  • Women in Business — Women in Business is an organization dedicated to helping women in professions learn more about reaching goals in careers, at home, and in service. Women in Business provides a forum for addressing issues relevant to women in business careers, helps women connect with modern female business leaders, provides opportunities for impacting women in need, and establishes camaraderie among female business students.

Student Entrepreneurship

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Business Administration

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Placement Success

We’re proud of our successful graduates! 99% of 2018 graduates from the School of Business Administration were employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation. Check out Cedarville’s other placement rates.

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Business for the Glory of God

We desire to develop a generation of entrepreneurial-minded business leaders using their gifts to promote human flourishing with creativity and enthusiasm. These business leaders will influence people that may never visit a church. They have a unique opportunity to stand for the Word of God and the Testimony of Jesus Christ.

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Program Faculty

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John Delano, Ph.D.

Associate Dean, School of Business Administration - M.B.A., Bus Admin Graduate Studies; Associate Professor of Information Technology Management

  • Location MIL 180
  • Phone 937-766-7917
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Phoebe Tsai, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Information Technology Management

  • Location MIL 184
  • Phone 937-766-7920
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Information Technology Management Program Curriculum

Building on your core liberal arts and Bible minor courses, you will take a set of core IT management courses that explore the different sub-disciplines within the field of IT management, along with a set of IT management electives that allow you to further explore specific areas of IT management that interest you.

Sample courses:
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Fundamentals of IT Management
View Curriculum Plan and Catalog