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.
IT Managers have huge opportunities to work in IT domain of any big company or directly in technology firms. Indian IT giants like TCS, Infosys, WIPRO, Tech Mahindra, HCL Technologies etc. hire MBA IT from top Indian B Schools for business development roles and offer attractive entry level salary. Foreign companies like Accenture, Capgemeni, SAP, HP, Cognizant etc also recruit MBA IT graduates. The role of IT Manager includes planning, strategizing and implementing new software and IT projects. Many managers are also given responsibility to directly interact with foreign clients to understand their requirements and specifications over a project and many are absorbed under Business Development role.
Post and Salary varies as per one’s experience and expertise gained in industry.
The MBA IT graduates are given a variety of job roles. Some of them are mentioned as below:
Graduate (10+2+3) degree or equivalent from any recognized University with at least 50% marks in aggregate (45% in case of SC/ST and OBC candidates), without any approximation in the Graduate Examination.