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About the Program
McIntire’s one-year Master of Science in the Management of Information Technology (M.S. in MIT) Program is a leader in developing savvy technology managers and strategic business decision-makers. By understanding how current and emerging technologies can best be applied to make their organizations more profitable, productive, and competitive, McIntire graduates are well-positioned to face the challenges of management in the 21st century. The program offers an innovative curriculum that employs a real-world problem-solving approach and an outstanding faculty dedicated to teaching and bringing the corporate perspective into the classroom. Featuring an executive format, the program allows working professionals from a wide range of industries and functional areas of expertise to remain on the job while completing their degree.
Program Format and Schedule
The M.S. in the Management of Information Technology Program is conducted in an executive format that allows working professionals to remain fully employed while obtaining their degree in one year. The 30-credit-hour curriculum is offered in two distinct formats, providing convenient access to students from a range of industries and geographic regions. Both sections are taught by the same exceptional full-time faculty and explore the same curriculum, but at different locations. You are encouraged to select the format best suited to your work, family, and personal needs. Each section begins in September with an orientation and overview, followed by four learning modules (Enterprise Architecture, Project & Product Management, IT Innovation, and IT Strategy) that span a total of 12 months. Students will complete the entire program by the end of the following August.
From the School
Our Graduate Programs
The McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia is regarded as one of the nation’s finest business schools, offering world-class programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and certificate levels.
In addition to its undergraduate program, McIntire offers five graduate-level programs. The M.S. in Commerce, a master’s in management, is designed to prepare recent liberal arts, science, and engineering graduates for careers in business; the M.S. in Global Commerce, offered in partnership with two renowned business schools—ESADE Business School in Barcelona, Spain, and Lingnan (University) College at Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou, China—gives recent graduates with undergraduate business degrees the opportunity to develop global business skills that can pay dividends throughout their careers. The M.S. in Accounting helps recently graduated accounting students sharpen the analytical and technical skills they need to excel in the field of accounting.
The M.S. in the Management of Information Technology (M.S. in MIT) Program is for early- to mid-career professionals seeking to advance their careers by bettering their understanding of the business-IT nexus; the M.S. in Business Analytics (MSBA), delivered in partnership with UVA’s Darden School of Business, provides expert preparation in the analytical, technical, and leadership skills necessary for transforming data sets into strategic decisions.
About the School
In 2018, McIntire earned the #2 ranking among undergraduate business programs in the U.S. by business education website Poets&Quants. Shortly after, Poets&Quants named McIntire “B-School of the Year,” citing its prowess in alumni satisfaction, career outcomes, student experience, tuition ROI, and global curriculum. In 2017, the M.S. in Commerce earned a #2 ranking for “Best Master’s in Management” programs worldwide by The Economist.
McIntire places immense value on offering students vital global perspectives and experiences, and are constantly expanding our global programs—and our footprint. In 2019, Poets&Quants reportedMcIntire’s master’s programs may be “the most global” in the U.S. The School’s international learning opportunities are designed to ensure that students gain the skill the set they need to serve as a new generation of global business leaders. All students at McIntire have the opportunity to study internationally.