IT managers work in companies at the interface between business and information-technology processes. They plan, steer, and monitor company IT, including its allocated resources, thus helping to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the enterprise. Moreover, they are in a position to evaluate modern information technologies and show where they can be of benefit in the design and optimization of the value creation process, whether locally or in an international business environment.
This master’s program is designed for IT specialists, computer scientists, engineers, natural scientists, and economists who require background knowledge for implementing and managing IT services in managerial and executive positions. In this program you gain the expertise and competences you need to successfully master organizational tasks. Implementation of the measures that result from your work will be cost-efficient and effective. As a graduate, you will be able to formulate and put into practice an IT strategy based on company goals and business processes. As an IT manager in your firm, you are the vital link between IT and business policies.
Therefore, our course of studies offers you the management skills and the expertise you need to plan and develop modern IT architectures. You gain the knowledge required in the subdisciplines relevant to IT environments and you develop the soft skills necessary in order to feel comfortable in executive positions and project management. Your expertise and management skills also form an excellent basis for a position in business consulting. With this master’s degree you are also eligible for senior civil service positions and for admission to Ph.D. programs.
The level of innovation in IT and in processes supported by information systems is extremely high. The IT Management master’s degree course readies you for a wide range of possibilities and provides excellent long-term perspectives at home and in the international job market.
Four-semester course (two years)
Quantitative Methods and Financial Mathematics 6 credits
Project Management and Management Techniques 6 credits
Organizational Development 6 credits
Electiv: (1 of 2)
Strategic Information Management 6 credits
International Management and Intercultural Communication 6 credits
Management of IT Projects and Quality 6 credits
IT Innovation Management 6 credits
IT Service Management 6 credits
Collaboration Engineering 6 credits
Specialization (You choose two modules)
IT Controlling 6 credits
IT Security Management 6 credits
Software Architecture and Concepts 6 credits
E-Business Management 6 credits
Scientific Application and Project Studies
Business Research Methods 6 credits
(in one of the choosen modules) 6 credits
Project Work 6 credits
Master's Thesis and Virtual Oral Examination 30 credits
If you wish to study at a German university, your highest qualification has to be recognized here in Germany. It is therefore necessary to ascertain whether this qualification is equivalent to a German qualification that entitles you to complete a master’s or other degree course at a German university. For our international master’s degree courses, we would look at your most recent bachelor’s degree. We will examine your documents during the enrollment process. We ask that you submit a résumé and an officially attested copy of your highest qualification alongside your registration form. Find out more
Master of Science (MSc)
Akkreditiert durch ZEvA. Ein Auszug aus dem Akkreditierungs-Gutachten zum Studiengang:
„Durch die Vermittlung und Verbindung von Kenntnissen in der Informationstechnologie und ausgewählten Bereichen der Betriebswirtschaftslehre sowie zugehöriger Methodenkompetenz können die Studierenden befähigt werden, betriebliche Abläufe zu analysieren und geeignete Maßnahmen zur ganzheitlichen Optimierung zu ergreifen. Mit den ebenfalls vorgesehenen Handlungskompetenzen ausgestattet, können die Absolventen auch im internationalen Kontext erfolgreich tätig werden. Der Vermittlung dazu nötiger Schlüsselkompetenzen widmet das Konzept eigene Module. Dadurch und durch die verschiedenen Spezialisierungsrichtungen ist eine gezielte Vorbereitung möglich.“