UT Dallas Marketable Skills

Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Accounting, "the language of business," is the basis for all measurement, analysis, and understanding of financial success. Accounting majors develop those critical foundational skills that lead toward eventual qualification for, and success with, the Uniform CPA Exam and licensing as a Certified Public Accountant. Those skills include the ability to:

  • Create financial reports for business, not-for-profit, and governmental entities.
  • Perform external (independent) audits of both public and private companies’ financial reports.
  • Analyze published financial reports and accompanying disclosures for market and industry studies as well as to support capital allocation and investment decisions.
  • Conduct internal audits of businesses and other organizations toward improving operational efficiency, assessing managerial effectiveness, and fraud detection.
  • Participate in transactional planning by providing and assuring that financial projections reflect realistic after-tax cash flow and income assumptions.

Master of Science in Accounting

Upon successful completion of the MS ACCT degree program, our graduates will be able to demonstrate proficiency in solving accounting related business issues through analytical thinking, critical analysis and quantitative methods. The marketable skills for MS ACCT are:

  • Understanding and application of auditing standards
  • Understanding and analysis of financial statements
  • Ability to research tax law and prepare tax returns
  • Research and application of FASB standards
  • Strong problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Quantitative analysis
  • Data analysis
  • Effective communication of accounting and managerial information
  • Understanding and application of ethical foundations
  • Project management, teamwork, and leadership

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Upon successful completion of the BSBA degree program, our graduates will be able to demonstrate proficiency in solving business related business issues through analytical thinking, critical analysis and quantitative methods. The marketable skills for BSBA Program are:

  • Identify and solve business problems from the perspective of multiple functional areas of business
  • Apply strategic and analytical decision making skills based on data analysis
  • Collaborate and communicate across functional areas of business, and cultures through effective oral and communication skills
  • Develop teamwork, management and leadership abilities
  • Apply principles of business ethics in the context of leading a business enterprise

Master of Business Administration

Upon successful completion of the MBA degree program, our graduates will be able to demonstrate proficiency in solving business related business issues through analytical thinking, critical analysis and quantitative methods. The marketable skills for MBA Program are:

  • Effective oral and written communication
  • Ability to develop and implement business processes/procedure to maximize efficiency
  • Ability to lead effectively and collaborate in a team environment
  • Capability to identify problems and develop solutions
  • Persuasive business presentation capability
  • Quantitative analysis of business situations
  • Understanding of all core areas of business and capability to incorporate all areas of business into sound business decision making

Master of Science in Business Analytics

Upon successful completion of the MS in Business Analytics degree program, UT Dallas students will identify, formulate, apply, and conduct or implement the following skills:

  • Analytical reasoning ability to apply descriptive, diagnostic, predictive and prescriptive analytics in business situations to solve business problems
  • Understanding, identifying, accessing, organizing, analyzing, interpreting, and visualizing data to inform business decision making
  • Data interpretation and storytelling
  • Mathematical, AI/machine learning, statistical and econometric techniques for modeling, estimation, inference, and forecasting
  • Analytical problem solving, incorporating critical and analytical thinking skills
  • Communication, collaboration and teamwork skills to drive analytics results into action by communicating results to key stakeholders

Master of Science in Energy Management

Upon successful completion of the MS in Energy Management degree program, graduates will be able to understand the energy industry language, science, and global undertaking with a focus on real contacts, projects, and geopolitical issues. Students will acquire these marketable skills in the program:

  • Gain quantitative and technological skills to evaluate financial data and operations and make strategic decisions in the energy industry
  • Develop Interpersonal Skills for enhanced collaboration, negotiation, and leadership
  • Build critical thinking and analytical reasoning to solve real-world problems and issues in the global energy industry

Bachelor of Science in Finance

Upon successful completion of the BS in Finance degree program, graduates will be able to demonstrate proficiency in both practical and theoretical financial decision-making by developing the financial knowledge and analytical skills necessary to make sound decisions given the resources available. Students will develop the following marketable skills:

  • Gain both the practical and theoretical skills required to manage the finances of an enterprise.
  • Understand the basics of financial accounting statements and how to analyze them for financial decision-making.
  • Understand how to manage current assets and liabilities, to evaluate long-term investments and to select an optimal financial structure.
  • Understand how to apply quantitative methods and financial software to improve the quality and timeliness of financial decision-making.
  • Understand techniques and common approaches for the valuation of assets, calculations of required returns, management of portfolio risk and return and evaluation of portfolio performance.
  • Build critical thinking and analytical reasoning to solve a mix of theoretical and real-world problems.

Master of Science in Finance

Upon successful completion of the MS in Finance degree program, graduates will be able to integrate market, industry and finance-specific knowledge to strategically solve financial problems. Students will develop the following marketable skills:

  • Effective oral, written and visual communication of financial information and results
  • Gain quantitative and technological skills to evaluate financial data and make strategic financial decisions
  • Develop interpersonal skills for enhanced collaboration, negotiation and leadership
  • Build critical thinking and analytical reasoning to solve a mix of theoretical and real-world problems

Master of Science in Financial Technology and Analytics

Upon successful completion of the MS in Financial Technology and Analytics degree program, UT Dallas students will be able to employ the following skills in practice:

  • Modify and apply robotic process agents to financial data collection and processing
  • Build blockchains with smart contracts and cryptocurrency/tokens
  • Apply machine learning techniques to data to solve financial problems

Bachelor of Science in Global Business

The mission of the Bachelor of Science in Global Business (BS-GB) degree is to prepare students for careers in multinational corporations, consulting firms, international organizations, government institutions, and for the pursuit of advanced degrees in business by providing them with fundamental concepts in international business, cross-cultural communication and global regulatory environments. Upon completion of the program our students will be able to:

  • Apply global skillset
  • Effectively communicate across cultures
  • Identify and solve business problems considering specific cultural values
  • Identify global business challenges and opportunities
  • Recognize opportunities for global talent and mobility across the world

Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management

Education in healthcare management prepares students with the knowledge and expertise required to become effective leaders and skilled decision makers within the healthcare industry.   Upon successful completion of the BS Healthcare Management degree program, students will be equipped with the following skills:

  • Evaluate the delivery of healthcare in regards to cost, access, and quality
  • Identify complex problems, evaluate options and strategically make decisions
  • Analyze healthcare revenues cycles and recommend solutions
  • Explain “meaningful use” of information technology and the implications for healthcare organizations
  • Examine the impact of government regulations and industry standards within the U.S. healthcare industry

Master of Science in Healthcare Leadership and Management

Students of the MS in Healthcare Leadership and Management Program gain a comprehensive understanding of healthcare organization and delivery in the U.S. Upon successful completion of the degree program, graduates are prepared to be skilled decision-makers through comprehensive analysis of internal and external factors in healthcare environments. The marketable skills of the MS Healthcare Leadership and Management program include:

  • Leading transformational change
  • Understanding, analyzing and using data to improve performance
  • Strategic Management
  • Leveraging technology to improve performance and outcomes
  • Analyze how laws, regulations, and policies control healthcare delivery

Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management

Upon successful completion of the BS in Human Resource Management degree program, our students will be enabled with the following skills:

  • Talent Acquisition and Management Solutions
  • Problem Solving for Multiple Stakeholders
  • Conflict Management and Reconciliation
  • Relationship Building and Management
  • Use of HR Technology and Analytics
  • Networking Skills

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology and Systems

The Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology and Systems (BS ITS)'s Program Goals (PG) aspire to (1) provide a program of courses and field experiences that lead to a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology and Systems, providing students with both practical and theoretical knowledge required to have a career in the information technology and systems function of the organization (SLO 1, 2, 3, 4). (2) present a curriculum to prepare graduates who understand business process and how data and information technology systems support these processes (SLO 1, 2). (3) develop graduates who can utilize critical thinking skills to identify and analyze system requirements that will be used in the development or selection of organizational-wide information systems and support managerial decision making (SLO 3, 4).

  • Problem Solving: Ability to solve organization technical problems through critical and analytical thinking. (PG 1,3)
  • Coding: Creative coding skills aligned to solve business problems and/or create opportunities. (PG 1, 3)
  • Teamwork and collaboration: Ability to work on a project team with people from different backgrounds, cultures, and ideas. (PG 3)
  • Project Management and Software Development: Ability to apply software development methodologies (planning, analysis, design, and implementation) and project management practices (initiating, planning, execution) to an IT/IS project. (PG 3)
  • Communication: Competency in the area of interpersonal oral and written communications, can articulate ideas to others, and convey technical matters clearly to others. (PG 1, 2)
  • Digital Technology: Adaptable to new and emerging technologies and can leverage existing digital technologies ethically and efficiently to solve problems. (PG 1, 2, 3)

Master of Science in Information Technology and Management

Upon successful completion of the MS in Information Technology and Management degree program, UT Dallas students will identify, formulate, apply, and conduct or implement the following skills:

  • Analyze and design Information Technology (IT) solutions to improve organizational operations.
  • Develop and create Information Technology (IT) solutions to improve organizational operations.
  • Manage people and processes in the design, delivery and use of Information Technology (IT) solutions.

Master of Science in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The MS in Innovation & Entrepreneurship provides students with experiential “real-world” practical training and nationally-ranked curriculum to successfully develop a new product in a corporate environment or create their own business concept and mature it from idea to funded company. Students will be able to:

  • Identify opportunities, create a product concept, conduct market research, evaluate different business models, and develop a team to create and deliver a new product in a competitive corporate environment.
  • Identify opportunities, create a product concept, conduct market research, evaluate different business models, and develop a team to create and deliver a new product in a competitive corporate environment.
  • Learn the requirements of and perform a successful product & business pitch to investors, customers, corporate partners, and managers.
  • Learn examples of corporate innovation philosophy and methodology and the rigorous process of venture capital funding and phases of startup growth.
  • Understand and take advantage of all the curriculum, tools and real-world external elements necessary to create a new business, such as funding sources, legal assistance, assistance networks, and the unique internal resources of UT Dallas which include the Venture Development Center, the Blackstone LaunchPad, and the Office of Technology Commercialization.

Master of Science in International Management Studies

The mission of the Master of Science in International Management Studies (MS IMS) degree program is to create leaders with practical knowledge in functional areas of international management by focusing on developing global skillset required by current and evolving industry standards. The program is designed to meet the increasing demand for business professionals joining international institutions, multinational corporations and governmental organizations. Upon completion of the program our students will be able to:

  • Apply global skillset
  • Critically analyze global business challenges and opportunities
  • Formulate global business strategic decisions
  • Identify the ethical and legal aspects of business operations of companies working in a global market
  • Develop strategy to integrate cultural values of diverse individuals into larger international markets

Doctor of Philosophy in International Management Studies

Upon successful completion of the PhD program, graduates will have:

  • Mastery of research methodologies
  • Advanced knowledge in area(s) of specialization
  • Ability to evaluate, synthesize, and extend existing knowledge
  • Ability to make original research contributions
  • Ability to effectively communicate in academic and professional settings
  • Classroom teaching experience

Master of Science in Management Science

Upon successful completion of the MS MSc degree program, our graduates will be able to demonstrate proficiency in solving supply chain related business issues through analytical thinking, critical analysis and quantitative methods. The marketable skills for MS MSc are:

  • Business problem identification and solution development
  • Strategic integration and quantitative analysis of business objectives and situations
  • Apply management knowledge to business situations
  • Apply quantitative methods and analytics to organizational outputs, business issues, and forecasting

Doctor of Philosophy in Management Science

Upon successful completion of the PhD program, graduates will have:

  • Mastery of research methodologies
  • Advanced knowledge in area(s) of specialization
  • Ability to evaluate, synthesize, and extend existing knowledge
  • Ability to make original research contributions
  • Ability to effectively communicate in academic and professional settings
  • Classroom teaching experience

Bachelor of Science in Marketing

Upon successful completion of the BS in Marketing degree program, our students will be able to identify, formulate, apply, and conduct or implement the following skills:

  • Manage the marketing mix which includes the 4Ps (product, promotions, place or distribution and pricing)
  • Ethical consideration for marketing decisions
  • Use of technical tools and analyses
  • Effective marketing communications, presentations and networking skills
  • Community engagement skills

Master of Science in Marketing

Upon successful completion of the MS in Marketing degree program, our students will be able to identify, formulate, apply, and conduct or implement the following skills:

  • Segmentation, Targeting, and Positioning including Personas and Customer Journeys
  • Applying financial metrics and evaluating the viability of different alternatives and their trade-offs
  • Market research surveys, forecasting, and market sizing
  • Quantitative and qualitative analyses of both primary and secondary data
  • Marketing strategies and tactics–understanding their contextual differences
  • Working in teams, developing task management, and differences mediation
  • Consumer behavior knowledge and the impact on different stages in the purchase decision-making process
  • Learning through case methods, problem solving, critical and analytical thinking skills

Bachelor of Science in Supply Chain Management

Upon successful completion of the BS in Supply Chain Management degree program, students are prepared to recognize the needs of consumers and how to serve them better by designing, producing, and managing superior products and services with a ‘bottom line’ perspective. Throughout the program, students will develop the following skills:

  • Understand internal and external threats to an organization’s supply chain
  • Apply strategic and analytical decision making
  • Lead a team successfully and be able to apply project management principles
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively across business functions
  • Implement improvement procedures and apply operational efficiency across an organization
  • Employ social responsibility and applied learning

Master of Science in Supply Chain Management

Upon successful completion of the MS in Supply Chain Management degree program, UT Dallas students will understand how the success of a firm in today's global marketplace is dependent on the operations and strategies of its supply chain. Throughout the program, students will develop critical thinking skills necessary for the strategic management of supply chains such as:

  • Collaborative supply chain management decision-making
  • Communication, teamwork and leadership ability
  • Create flexible, robust supply chain networks
  • Employ sustainable supply chain management (SSCM) concepts
  • Operations management-related problem solving
  • Organizational improvement with quantitative methods
  • Quantitative analysis of business situations

Master of Science in Systems Engineering and Management

A MS degree in Systems Engineering and Management is an ideal advanced degree for professionals with a solid engineering or quantitative background and a desired managerial and leadership career path with a significant technology component. A P-SEM degree can help its graduates perform better in their current positions or even assume roles of greater responsibility within their organizations.

MS P-SEM degree gives students a holistic view of the technical workplace that sheds light on how every process, project and design concept - along with their management & development - affects the performance, revenues and profitability of the business.

Our degree provides flexibility and scalability with industry-specific management and development, as well as the tool set necessary for future professional movement into positions requiring greater leadership and management skills.The Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology and Systems (BS ITS) aspires to provide a program of courses and field experiences that provide students with both practical and theoretical knowledge required to have a career in the information technology and systems function of the organization. The curriculum prepares graduates who understand business process and how data and information technology systems support these processes. Graduates can utilize critical thinking skills to identify and analyze system requirements that will be used in the development or selection of organizational-wide information systems and support managerial decision making. Graduates from the program obtain a wide variety of careers in information technology and systems such as software development, web development, data analytics, cybersecurity, systems administration, and database administration. Graduates from the program will have the following skills:

  • Technical management and leadership: Ability to manage personnel and resources critical to ensure efficient and profitable processes are implemented across an organization
  • Communications, organization and presentation: Ability to communicate both managerial and technical concepts to people from different backgrounds and cultures across a range of mediums - including verbal, written and visual communications
  • Problem-solving: With a broad view of how technical organizations operate, develop solutions that not only address challenges within individual areas or departments, but that also take into account the mission and culture of the entire business
  • Technical project design, management and development: Ability to leverage advanced engineering management skills to effectively design, develop and manage both large and small-scale projects using proven industry methodologies

Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)

Upon successful completion of EMBA program, our graduates demonstrate proficiency in solving business issues through analytical thinking, critical analysis and quantitative methods using data analytics and visualization tools. They also influence the strategic outcomes they desire at the leadership level through effective presentation skills. The marketable skills for EMBA graduates include:

  • Business problem identification and solution development
  • Strategic design, development and integration
  • Effective communications, teamwork and leadership

Executive Master of Business Administration with an Emphasis in Healthcare Leadership and Management (for Physicians)

Upon completion of the Executive Master of Business Administration with an Emphasis in Healthcare Leadership and Management (for Physicians), physician leaders will have the knowledge and skills to effectively:

  • Measure and control medical service costs.
  • Mediate conflict and make more effective use of the levers of personal influence.
  • Lead change and create organizational alignment through adaptive leadership.
  • Make financial decisions that increase organizational value.
  • Improve the quality and efficiency of clinical and administrative services.
  • Use data analytics and advanced information technologies to lower costs and improve outcomes.
  • Build strategic alliances that create long-term competitive advantage.
  • Influence and effectively cope with healthcare regulatory change and oversight.

Executive Master of Business Administration with an Emphasis in Healthcare Leadership and Management (for Professionals)

Upon completion of the Executive Master of Business Administration with an Emphasis in Healthcare Leadership and Management (for Professionals), healthcare leaders will have the knowledge and skills to effectively:

  • Measure and evaluate medical service costs
  • Manage conflict and demonstrate negotiation skills and effective emotional intelligence.
  • Lead change and create organizational alignment through adaptive leadership
  • Understand financial documents and how to use them to evaluate opportunity
  • Improve the quality and efficiency of clinical and administrative services
  • Use data analytics and advanced information technologies to lower costs and improve outcomes
  • Build strategic alliances that create long-term competitive advantage
  • Influence and effectively cope with regulatory change and oversight
  • Understand the value of a digital business plan to avoid disruption in advance competitive advantage in healthcare

Executive Master of Business Administration with an Emphasis in Project Management

Upon successful completion of the MBA with an emphasis in project management degree program, our graduates demonstrate proficiency in organizing and managing projects, working effectively with teams, and solving project and business issues through analytical thinking, critical analysis and quantitative methods.  Their marketable skills include:

  • Manage projects to meet stakeholder needs within constraints using tools and techniques aligned with professional standards and guides.
  • Apply organizational behavior theory to successfully engage with stakeholders and lead project teams in an ethical and professional manner.
  • Make informed decisions based on a fundamental understanding of business management strategic and operational principles.

Executive Master of Business Administration with an Emphasis in Product Lifecycle and Supply Chain Management

Upon successful completion of the MBA with concentration in Product Lifecycle and Supply Chain Management our graduates demonstrate proficiency in managing a firm’s operations, logistics, distributions, purchasing and sourcing function, work with product development to design supply chain friendly products and apply Lean Six Sigma to improve the process. They will be able to:

  • Apply the key concepts associated with the design and management of industrial supply chains.
  • Integrate firm’s capabilities and resources to build and deliver products to customers on-time.
  • Utilize principles in logistics and distribution to enhance the overall business operations.
  • Adapt the principles and techniques to develop new solutions in changing business environments specifically in Logistics distribution and network design.
  • Develop purchasing and sourcing management process flows and formulate insourcing, outsourcing, make vs buy strategy to a product or a service.
  • Apply purchasing and sourcing concepts for cost management and negotiation purposes.
  • Apply conceptual model to the make vs buy decision and propose recommendations.
  • Apply Lean Six Sigma tools to improve product and supply chain processes

Global Leadership Master of Business Administration (GLEMBA) - Executive Education

Upon successful completion of GLEMBA program, our graduates demonstrate proficiency in solving international business issues through analytical thinking, critical analysis and quantitative methods. The marketable skills for GLEMBA graduates include:

  • Business problem identification and solution development.
  • Strategic design, development and integration.
  • Quantitative analysis and application of management skills towards data-based business issue resolution.
  • Analyze and evaluate international markets.
  • Effective communications, teamwork and leadership both domestic and international.

Master of Science in Healthcare Leadership and Management with an Emphasis for Physicians - Executive Education

Upon completion of the Executive Master of Science in Healthcare Leadership and Management with an Emphasis (for Physicians), physician leaders will have the knowledge and skills to effectively:

  • Measure and control medical service costs.
  • Mediate conflict and make more effective use of the levers of personal influence.
  • Lead change and create organizational alignment through adaptive leadership.
  • Make financial decisions that increase organizational value.
  • Improve the quality and efficiency of clinical and administrative services.
  • Use data analytics and advanced information technologies to lower costs and improve outcomes.
  • Build strategic alliances that create long-term competitive advantage.
  • Influence and effectively cope with regulatory change and oversight.

Master of Science in Healthcare Leadership and Management with an Emphasis for Professionals - Executive Education

Upon completion of the Executive Master of Science in Healthcare Leadership and Management with an Emphasis for Professionals, healthcare leaders will have the knowledge and skills to effectively:

  • Measure and evaluate medical service costs
  • Manage conflict and demonstrate negotiation skills and effective emotional intelligence.
  • Lead change and create organizational alignment through adaptive leadership
  • Understand financial documents and how to use them to evaluate opportunity
  • Improve the quality and efficiency of clinical and administrative services
  • Use data analytics and advanced information technologies to lower costs and improve outcomes
  • Build strategic alliances that create long-term competitive advantage
  • Influence and effectively cope with regulatory change and oversight
  • Understand the value of a digital business plan to avoid disruption in advance competitive advantage in healthcare

Master of Science in Leadership and Organizational Development - Executive Education

Upon successful completion of the MS in Leadership and Organizational Development degree program (MS LOD), our graduates will be able to demonstrate the competencies needed to make professional contributions to the implementation of sustainable individual, team, and organizational change in organizations in a way that exemplifies the very best in leadership practices. The marketable skills for the MS LOD include the ability to:

  • Demonstrate transformational leadership behaviors and characteristics that establish credibility and drive impact as a leader
  • Design evidence-based interventions for improving group, intergroup, and interpersonal effectiveness
  • Apply best practices in leading multi-level organizational change and transformation
  • Analyze change initiatives utilizing assessment tools and diagnostic methodologies
  • Motivate others in a way that builds responsibility and accountability
  • Assess the readiness for change in organizations, teams, and individuals
  • Manage stakeholders and use organizational leverage points to facilitate change outcomes
  • Demonstrate transformational leadership behaviors and characteristics that establish credibility and drive impact as a leader
  • Design evidence-based interventions for improving group, intergroup, and interpersonal effectiveness
  • Apply best practices in leading multi-level organizational change and transformation
  • Analyze change initiatives utilizing assessment tools and diagnostic methodologies
  • Motivate others in a way that builds responsibility and accountability
  • Assess the readiness for change in organizations, teams, and individuals
  • Manage stakeholders and use organizational leverage points to facilitate change outcomes

Master of Science in Leadership and Organizational Development with an Emphasis in Project Management - Executive Education

Upon successful completion of the MS in Leadership and Organizational Development degree program (MS LOD) with an Emphasis in Project Management, our graduates will be able to demonstrate the competencies needed to make professional contributions to the implementation of sustainable individual, team, and organizational change in organizations in a way that exemplifies the very best in leadership practices. The marketable skills for the MS LOD include the ability to:

  • Demonstrate transformational leadership behaviors and characteristics that establish credibility and drive impact as a leader
  • Design evidence-based interventions for improving group, intergroup, and interpersonal effectiveness
  • Apply best practices in leading multi-level organizational change and transformation
  • Analyze change initiatives utilizing assessment tools and diagnostic methodologies
  • Motivate others in a way that builds responsibility and accountability
  • Assess the readiness for change in organizations, teams, and individuals
  • Manage stakeholders and use organizational leverage points to facilitate change outcomes
  • Manage projects to meet stakeholder needs within constraints using tools and techniques aligned with professional standards and guides
  • Make informed decisions based on a fundamental understanding of business management strategic and operational principles

Master of Science in Supply Chain Management - Executive Education

Upon successful completion of the MS in Supply Chain Management our graduates demonstrate proficiency in managing a firm’s operations, logistics, distributions, purchasing and sourcing function, work with product development to design supply chain friendly products and apply Lean Six Sigma to improve the process. They will be able to:

  • Apply the key concepts associated with the design and management of industrial supply chains.
  • Integrate firm’s capabilities and resources to build and deliver products to customers on-time.
  • Utilize principles in logistics and distribution to enhance the overall business operations.
  • Adapt the principles and techniques to develop new solutions in changing business environments specifically in Logistics distribution and network design.
  • Develop purchasing and sourcing management process flows and formulate insourcing, outsourcing, make vs buy strategy to a product or a service.
  • Apply purchasing and sourcing concepts for cost management and negotiation purposes.
  • Apply conceptual model to the make vs buy decision and propose recommendations.
  • Apply Lean Six Sigma tools to improve product and supply chain processes

Master of Science in Systems Engineering and Management (P-SEM) - Executive Education

A MS degree in Systems Engineering and Management is an ideal advanced degree for professionals with a solid engineering or quantitative background and a desired managerial and leadership career path with a significant technology component. A P-SEM degree can help its graduates perform better in their current positions or even assume roles of greater responsibility within their organizations.

MS P-SEM degree gives students a holistic view of the technical workplace that sheds light on how every process, project and design concept - along with their management & development - affects the performance, revenues and profitability of the business.

Our degree provides flexibility and scalability with industry-specific management and development, as well as the tool set necessary for future professional movement into positions requiring greater leadership and management skills. The Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology and Systems (BS ITS) aspires to provide a program of courses and field experiences that provide students with both practical and theoretical knowledge required to have a career in the information technology and systems function of the organization. The curriculum prepares graduates who understand business process and how data and information technology systems support these processes. Graduates can utilize critical thinking skills to identify and analyze system requirements that will be used in the development or selection of organizational-wide information systems and support managerial decision making. Graduates from the program obtain a wide variety of careers in information technology and systems such as software development, web development, data analytics, cybersecurity, systems administration, and database administration. Graduates from the program will have the following skills:

  • Technical management and leadership: Ability to manage personnel and resources critical to ensure efficient and profitable processes are implemented across an organization
  • Communications, organization and presentation: Ability to communicate both managerial and technical concepts to people from different backgrounds and cultures across a range of mediums - including verbal, written and visual communications
  • Problem-solving: With a broad view of how technical organizations operate, develop solutions that not only address challenges within individual areas or departments, but that also take into account the mission and culture of the entire business
  • Engineering management: Incorporate mathematical and quantitative skills, coupled with critical management and leadership training, to manage the complexities of highly technical organizations
  • Technical project design, management and development: Ability to leverage advanced engineering management skills to effectively design, develop and manage both large and small-scale projects using proven industry methodologies