Information Technology Leaders are in Demand!

Oct 28th, 2012 | By | Category: CAMPUS NEWS, College of Business, Information Technology Management, PROGRAMS

“Employment of computer and information systems managers is expected to grow 17 percent over the 2008-18 decade, which is faster than the average for all occupations.”    Bureau of Labor Statistics (

Average salary for an entry-level Information Technology Manager in the Chicago land market is $57,151.

Given such high, predicted demand, a rigorous and relevant technical education will increase your competitiveness in the workforce. Conveniently, this rigor and relevance can be found at Lewis University.

The Information Technology Management degrees offer a technology-oriented, integrated, and innovative program with a strong emphasis in management. These degrees, for working professionals, are meant to increase skills in managing the strategic objectives of a technology based team, unit or division. Unique elements of these programs include:

  • Students will work on and manage a project as it moves through the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • The curriculum was recently streamlined to focus and expose students to key skills employers are seeking.
  • The end deliverable is a complete project e-portfolio which fully documents all elements of the SDLC.
  • Course work will include leading edge topics such as Enterprise Security and Project Management.
  • Adult Focused Format – evening courses, accelerated format (5 or 8 week courses) with rolling admissions (9 start times per year).
  • Courses are delivered in a face-to-face, blended and/or on-line model.

As the need for prepared technical executives expands, education that is relevant, respected, and flexible provides the best avenue for career advancement. Visit to learn more or contact the Office of Graduate and Adult Admission at 815-836-5610 or


Michael Cherry, Ed.D.                                                            Dr. Safwan Omari

Academic Coordinator, Adult                                            Assistant Professor, Management

Business Programs                                                                  Information Systems

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