Information Technology Management

Information technology management courses at Saint Louis University require extensive hands-on projects, teamwork and the use of high-end computer technology. Offered through the John Cook School of Business, you’ll study database management, systems analysis and design, data networking, computer security, graphical user interface and website design. 

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Major in Information Technology Management

Our ITM major explores the application of web-based and object-oriented information technologies, and develops the logical thinking and problem-solving skills necessary to succeed in a continuously changing IT landscape. Certain courses also will offer you hands-on experience with real-world enterprise resource planning software, allowing you to put classroom theory into practice.

SLU’s information technology management major requires 18 credits of coursework beyond “ITM 2000: Information Technology with Supply Chains.”  There are nine credits of required coursework and another nine credits of electives.

The  ITM minor requires 12 credits of upper-level courses beyond “ITM 2000: Information Technology with Supply Chains.” 

Highlighted Courses

Students will complete the following required courses:

  • ITM 3100: Enterprise Applications Development
  • ITM 3300: Database Management Systems
  • ITM 4100: Systems Analysis and Design

They'll then select three from the following:

  • ITM 3450: Website Design and Development
  • ITM 3500: Information Security Management
  • ITM 3700: Business Analytics and Modeling
  • ITM 3800: Project Management
  • ITM 3900: Applied Enterprise Systems Implementation
  • ITM 4700: Business Data Mining
  • ITM 4900: Enterprise Systems Practicum
  • ITM 4910: ITM internship
  • ACCT 4250: Accounting Information Systems (May be used in the area of ITM, accounting, or both.)
Internships and Careers

Students who major in information technology management from SLU have a strong set of skills in problem solving, information utilization and business communication. Possible career paths for someone with an undergraduate degree in IT management include systems analysts, web developers, systems designers, network administrators, database administrators, software engineers and system support specialists.

Students who combine an IT management major with a second area of business major in accounting, finance, management or marketing may also become technology analysts.

Faculty
  • Reuven R. Levary, Ph.D.
  • Palash Bera, Ph.D.
  • Sherri Xiaorai Cheng, Ph.D.
  • Mark E. Ferris, Ph.D.
  • Justin Goodson, Ph.D.
  • Kerry Guilliams
  • Donald E. Hardaway, Ph.D.
  • Ik-Whan Kwon, Ph.D.
Tuition and Fees

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Minor in Information Technology Management

SLU’s information technology management minor provides students the ability to apply information technology in their own field of study. Fifteen credits in information technology management coursework are required. 

Students are required to complete ITM 2000: Information Technology with Supply Chains, and then select four of the following:

  • ITM 2500: Spreadsheet and Database Productivity
  • ITM 3100: Enterprise Applications Development
  • ITM 3300: Database Management Systems
  • ITM 3450: Web Site Design and Development
  • ITM 3500: Information Security Management
  • ITM 3550: Introduction to Big Data
  • ITM 3700: Business Analytics
  • ITM 3800: Project Management
  • ITM 3900: Applied Enterprise Systems Implementation
  • ITM 4100: Systems Analysis and Design
  • ITM 4700: Business Data Mining
  • ITM 4900: Enterprise Systems Practicum
  • ITM 4910: ITM Internship
  • ACCT 4250: Accounting Information Systems (may be used in either the accounting area or ITM area but not both)

Real-World Experience

SAP University Alliance Member

SLU’s John Cook School of Business is a member of the SAP University Alliance. This allows us to offer certain courses with hands-on experience with SAP software, the world’s leading developer of enterprise resource planning software. Students with a working knowledge of enterprise resource planning using SAP software can obtain the SAP Certificate, awarded by SAP America Inc.