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Master of Information Technology and Analytics

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Official GMAT or GRE test results, taken within five years from the term of entrance, are required.

Bridging IT and Business

Awareness of the importance of information technology (IT) for business is becoming wide spread. The industry has created more and more job opportunities for people who have interdisciplinary skills. Our program intends to bridge the gap between IT and business, teaching you both the domain and technical knowledge necessary to face tough challenges in the industry.

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Our program will prepare you to:

  • Manage significant software development projects
  • Lead teams of information technology professionals engaged in design, analysis, implementation, and service delivery

Students who earn a Master of Information Technology and Analytics (MITA) and specialize in information systems may pursue careers in information risk management with public accounting firms, who need employees with expertise in computer auditing and risk management. These same skills can also be applied in internal auditing for the review and analysis of corporate computer systems.

Applicants are expected to have a bachelor's degree and basic knowledge in calculus and statistics. We particularly welcome applicants with undergraduate degrees in business, industrial engineering, library science, information technology, computer science, and related fields.

Students may take the program on a full-time or part-time basis. Full-time students can complete the program in one year. Part-time students must be able to attend classes during the day.

Tuition, fees, and other program costs are determined by residency. Financial aid is not available through the program, but the program is closely associated with several research centers that employ students and bring them into contact with their industry and government partners:

For students who will later pursue doctoral study in information technology or accounting information systems, they will have the opportunities to take many of the same courses as students in the Rutgers Business School doctoral programs in information technology, accounting information systems, and operations research.

The Master of Information Technology and Analytics program qualifies as a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) field for international students that are considering Optional Practical Training (OPT). More information about OPT and STEM is available at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Program Highlights

  • 30 credits
  • Full-time or part-time study
  • Finish in as little as one year (full-time)
  • STEM qualified program for international students considering Optional Practical Training (OPT)
  • Based out of Newark campus

A Unique Approach to Career Management

Master of Information Technology and Analytics Career Management assists students to prepare them to become competitive candidates in the IT & Analytics job market.

Through our unique Career Management Program, Course-CMP, we help students effectively market their value to prospective employers and pursue their post- graduate goals by providing wide resources.

Student & Alumni Voices

The MIT program at Rutgers Business School has enabled me to broaden my perspective of how businesses work, while sharpening my technical skills. I am now well-placed to enter the world of analytics and make a valuable and significant impact.
Sourabh R. Bhor
Former Executive Secretary at Master of I.T. Student Association
This program provided the perfect platform to steer my career towards data analytics. The course structure offers an ideal mix of both management theories and practical case studies. It has been the most unique and cherished year of my life.
Divya Venkata
Audit Data Analytics Specialist, Deloitte
By studying in the MIT program, I gained valuable theoretical research and practical training in both business and technical expertise, systemically and scientifically. I highly recommend this top-value program.
Dufan Li
Supply Chain Manager, Menusifu

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