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Career Scope for MBA in Information Technology


12/11/2015


Today we live in a world where technology has come of age and we are mostly dependent on it for even for the smallest of things. The human race has for the past years evolved to a point where living without technology seems highly improbable. So it doesn’t come as a surprise that today we have professional degrees dedicated to Information Technology and the career in the same has many avenues. Similarly MBA in IT offers a wide array of opportunities to those who are a part of the career path.

Amongst others, MBA has specializations like Marketing, Finance, Human Resource, Operation Management, and International Business, etc. Like other specializations, IT, too, is a two years full time MBA degree program; though it can be pursued from many colleges on a part-time basis in a span of 3 years.

The course curricular for MBA in Information Technology will include Computer Applications, System Analysis and Design, Database Management System, Software Engineering, Security & Control Information System (SCIS), Web Designing, Multimedia Designing, Data Mining, Networking Management & Security Network, Data Warehousing, etc. along with detailed elements of management education. You will be prepared for the managerial work profile, having an in-depth knowledge of Computer Applications. This program prepares you for a great career as a qualified IT professional of management level.

Eligibility Criteria for MBA in Information Technology
The eligibility for MBA in Information Technology will be having Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science and a 50 per cent passing score in CAT/ GMAT/ other management exams. Some colleges will also prefer a two to three months Working Experience.

Career Prospects
Master of Business Administration in Information Technology is a course which has many avenues for its students. From the possibility of joining an IT company to being placed in one of the departments of IT governance, IT Management and resourcing to much more. The course is a professional degree program that covers two important aspects of business management. There is a rich demand of IT professionals having expertise in business management in the market today. An MBA (Information Technology Management) graduate’s climb up the corporate ladder is usually accelerated. Most of them will take up positions such as CTOs (Chief Technology Officers), CIOs (Chief Information Officers), information technology directors or IT managers. Information systems managers serve crucial functions within a company. You can work as a Computer Science Project Manager, Information Security Manager, Computer Networking Manager, Information Technology Manager, and much more.

Pay Package
Even in the beginning an MBA from this field is compensated well and with time his/ her salary is bound to increase. The average salary of an MBA in IT would be 40 lakhs and more.

Top Colleges offering MBA in Information Technology
Arrow Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
Arrow Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta
Arrow Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore
Arrow Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow
Arrow Xavier Labour Relations Institute, Jamshedpur
Arrow Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), Delhi
Arrow Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode
Arrow Indian Institute of Management, Indore
Arrow S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai
Arrow Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Delhi
Arrow Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai
Arrow Management Development Institute, Gurgaon
Arrow Shailesh J Mehta School of Management, Pune
Arrow Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune
Arrow NMIMS School of Business Management, Mumbai
Arrow Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad
Arrow Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai
Arrow M I C A, Ahmedabad
Arrow Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
Arrow Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar




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