Information Technology & Information Systems

PBJ MBA 2015

Information Technology (IT) and Information Systems (IS) are arguably among the fastest growing fields. Whether in the private or the public sector, for-profits or non-profits, IT and IS play an increasingly important role in commerce, government, and individual lives. IT and IS professionals will continue to be in demand as the field expands and important areas come to the fore, such as security, large-scale big data management, and technology convergence. Western International University (West) programs are structured to include breadth across disciplines, to help build logical thinking skills and technology integration knowledge, and to explore current and relevant topics affecting the field.

West offers the following IT and IS degree programs:

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Management 

Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Information Technology

Master of Science (MS) in Information Systems.

Information Technology (Master of Business Administration)

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Information Technology prepares graduates for leadership roles in the planning, design, development, deployment, and management of information systems. The program combines a foundation in business and management courses with courses on critical information technology topics to prepare graduates to be effective leaders in information technology related careers.

Degree Summary


58 weeks (approx. 1.2 years) Starting a new course each month, with no transfer credit


Master Degree Total Credits: 39


Total: $13,650 Books and Supplies: $0

Program Learning Outcomes

1 Leverage information technologies throughout all functional areas of the corporation to maximize efficiencies and profits.
2 Effectively manage information technology projects.
3 Develop and manage proposals for information technology projects.
4 Formulate, conduct, and interpret research that fosters a broad and deep understanding of markets, customers, competitors, and stakeholders.
5 Employ quantitative and qualitative analytical tools and methods to select and support strategic decisions in an organization.
6 Identify technological and managerial challenges of operating a business in a global market, and use information technology strategies to expand international market options.
7 Effectively coordinate tactical strategic information systems planning in support of IT and business strategies.
8 Effectively utilize information technologies for functions of planning, data analysis, marketing, and personnel deployment to maximize marketplace advantage.

Courses of Study and Requirements

Credits Required for Degree Completion 126 CREDITS


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