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 (http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos258.htm)

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

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 http://www.lewisu.edu/academics/cob/spce/index.htm to learn more or contact the Office of Graduate and Adult Admission at 815-836-5610 or acceleratedprogram@lewisu.edu.

Sincerely,

Michael Cherry, Ed.D.                                                            Dr. Safwan Omari

Academic Coordinator, Adult                                            Assistant Professor, Management

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