Master of Science in Management - Information Technology and Project Management Concentration

Effective February 2023, this program is no longer available for future enrollments at the Aurora Campus.

Effective April 3, 2018, this program is no longer available for future enrollments at the Colorado Springs Campus.

The Master of Science in Management with a concentration in Information Technology and Project Management (MSM-ITPM) is a 48-credit-hour program offered online and at the Aurora campus. The program includes 28 credit hours devoted to the management core and 20 credit hours for the information technology and project management concentration.

This degree program includes a solid foundation of project management curriculum plus courses in computing platforms and network architecture designs. Software systems, both application and development, will be covered with emphasis on relational database and client/server technology. This program is designed to help graduates prepare to design, build, integrate, and manage the information technology systems and programs associated with today’s organizations.


This program does not lead to additional licensure or certification.  As such, CTU has made no determination regarding prerequisites for licensure or certification in any state or jurisdiction.

Mission Statement

The mission of the College of Business and Management is to offer professional market-driven business degrees that build business competencies transferrable to all industries. The College of Business and Management accomplishes this mission by offering curriculum that aligns to industry standards, remains relevant, and builds practical skills applicable to the competitive global business environment.

Program Accreditation and Alignments

The Master of Science with a concentration in Information Technology Project Management is accredited by the PMI Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC).


MSM Concentration Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Lead, communicate, and direct technical business initiatives and day-to-day operations
  2. Analyze, develop, and implement strategies for improving business processes and operations
  3. Integrate Research and Development, marketing, production, and finance strategies
  4. Apply project management practices to projects and initiatives

MSM-ITPM Concentration Learning Outcomes

  1. Devise a project plan applying appropriate project management approaches, principles, knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project lifecycle, to deliver value for information technology projects.

Degree Requirements

Courses: Core

MGMT690Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments


IT610Relational Database Management Systems


IT612Database Analysis, Design and Implementation


IT640Networking and Telecommunications


IT642Network Administration


IT660Information Technology Systems Development


IT662IT Systems Implementation


PM600Project Management Processes in Organizations


PM610Project Planning, Execution and Closure


PM620Schedule and Cost Control Techniques


PM630Contracting and Procurement in Project Management


PM665Project Management Capstone


Total Credit Hours: 48


  • Virtual Campus

Area of Study

  • Business & Management
  • Information Technology
  • Project Management

Degree Level

  • Master