Online Master of Business Administration in Information Technology

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Businesses can’t run without IT.
Or the people who know it.

Want to set yourself up to move your career forward by leaps and bounds? An information technology master’s degree with a business focus is a great place to start. Learn to build business strategies for the global marketplace while gaining the advanced, high-tech skills that every industry needs.

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Study 100% online

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Apply with no GMAT or GRE

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Complete in as few as 14 months

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Utilize eligible transfer credits to finish more quickly

Why choose Maryville for your online MBA with a concentration in Information Technology?

If you want to begin or enhance a career in IT, Maryville has exactly what you’re looking for: a highly regarded online information technology master’s that allows the flexibility you need to study and work around your busy schedule. And we’re not the only ones who think so. Just look at some of the accolades we’ve received.

Maryville University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
Forbes America's Top Colleges
Kiplinger Best College Values
ACBSP Global Business Accreditation

But the advantages don’t end there. The John E. Simon School of Business and the well-respected faculty are always working to cultivate partnerships with companies around the world to help improve your networking opportunities.

A few of our business partners include:

  • Ameren
  • Boeing
  • Centene
  • Centric Group
  • Edward Jones
  • Express Scripts
  • Maritz
  • Mercy Health
  • Rawlings
  • Scottrade
  • SSM Health
  • Suddenlink

What does our online MBA with a concentration in Information Technology cover?

Getting your online information technology master’s degree is about you getting ready to compete and succeed in the world of business and information technology. And that’s exactly what our MBA in Information Technology curriculum is designed to help you do. Key courses include:

  • Information Technology Management. This course presents the concepts needed to manage information technology resources. It specifically focuses on the role of a chief information officer; planning, scheduling, and risk considerations; and the strategic role of information technology systems in an organization.
  • Agile Analysis and Design. Previous system analysis and design methodologies are being replaced with iterative approaches such as agile. This approach leads to faster product deployment at a lower cost, with less rework due to missed requirements. This course reviews the development of requirements, analysis, and design in an agile environment — and helps enhance critical thinking skills.
  • Database Principles. This course examines the design, development, and management of relational databases, and the integration of these databases with applications across the enterprise. Topics covered include database tools, basic structured query language, design, middleware, databases, server architecture, web technologies, and security considerations, among others.
  • Data Analytics. This course serves as an introduction to data analytics — the use of data, quantitative analysis, and modeling to drive business decisions. It also covers specific data mining techniques to illustrate business decision-making.

What careers can you pursue with your online MBA in Information Technology degree?

You’re ready to take the next step in your career. A Master of Business Administration can help you do that. But an online information technology MBA can give you the high-tech competencies to open up a world of opportunities in business, finance, technology, and more — including CEO, CIO, and COO positions with salaries in the six-figure range or higher. Take a look at some of the potential positions.

  • Marketing and Sales Manager
  • Accountant and Auditor
  • Financial Analyst
  • Human Resource Specialist
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Director of Information Technology
  • Data Processing Manager
  • Information Technology Management Consultant
  • Vice President of Information Technology
  • Management Information Systems Director

Learn from skilled business faculty

The business world is competitive, and you need skills and training that can help you stand out and be noticed. The faculty in our online information technology MBA program are leaders in the industry who’ve been in the middle of it all. They know what it takes to prepare you for success in a high-tech, business-oriented career, and are committed to helping you excel beyond the classroom.

Check them out for yourself.

Why earn your MBA with a concentration in Information Technology online?

If you’re going to pursue a degree, it has to work around your schedule. Maryville’s online MBA with a concentration in Information Technology provides a flexible, user-friendly experience that makes the process simple, hassle-free, and — most importantly — achievable.

  • Learn on your schedule
  • Take advantage of personal support
  • Collaborate with students and faculty
  • Utilize online technical support

Admissions requirements for our online MBA in Information Technology

If you have the guts to be brave with us, we want to do everything we can to help you succeed. That includes making our online MBA in Information Technology program open and accessible for anyone with the drive and passion. Although we have no GRE or GMAT entrance exam requirements and no application fee, there are a few things you’ll need.


  • A four-year bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Official academic transcripts
  • A completed online application — no fee required
  • A personal letter explaining qualifications for graduate work
  • International applicants only: Official Test of English as a Foreign Language
    • TOEFL IBT 79 or higher; no subscore lower than 18
    • The test date must be within two years of application

Learn more at our admissions page.

Start Dates

In addition to being able to earn your degree in as few as 14 months, we make it as convenient as possible for you to start on your terms by having six different start times throughout the year.

We have start dates available at the beginning and in the middle of our spring, summer, and fall terms, so you’re never more than a couple months from a chance to take your next step.

Apply to the online master’s degree in business administration program at Maryville University.