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About the BS in Information Technology Management Degree

Why Study IT Management at Cedarville?

Are you curious about the world of information technology and how it powers everyday life? Cedarville's distinctly Christian information technology (IT) management degree, offered by the Robert W. Plaster School of Business, will prepare you for a thriving career in this dynamic field. Information technology is integral to everyday life, from supermarkets tracking product sales to online stores relying on network communication hardware, web applications, and mobile apps to efficiently fulfill orders.

Your coursework follows the latest guidelines from the Association for Information Systems (AIS) and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), ensuring you receive cutting-edge training in IT within a business context. Cedarville's IT management program will equip you with the skills to excel in this exciting field. More than just job preparation, though, at Cedarville you'll study IT from a biblical perspective, learning how to glorify God and make a Gospel impact through your work.

If you're interested in IT but pursuing another major, consider Cedarville's IT management minor. Your studies will be enhanced with a solid foundation in information technology, broadening your career opportunities.

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Program Overview

BS 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.

Placement Success

We’re proud of our successful graduates! 100% of recent graduates from the Robert W. Plaster School of Business were employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation. Check out Cedarville's other placement rates.

What Can I Do With an Information Technology Management Degree?

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

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.

Graduate and professional programs and employers welcome Cedarville University graduates each year. It is important to note that some professional career fields you may pursue require additional education, experience, and/or licensure beyond the completion of your Cedarville University undergraduate degree.

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  offered by the Robert W. Plaster School of Business 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.

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

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Program Format and Related Programs

Cedarville offers both graduate and undergraduate programs, with flexible completion options. You may also want to consider these related programs as you consider the degree or program that is a best fit for you.

Program Level and Format

  • Undergraduate
  • Residential
  • 4-Year
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Program Faculty

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John Delano, PhD

Associate Dean, Robert W. Plaster School of Business; Professor of Information Technology Management


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Sue Terkelsen, MA

Associate Professor of Information Technology Management


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Phoebe Tsai, PhD

Associate Professor of Information Technology Management; Data Analyst for Institutional Research


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