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M.S. in the Management of IT


UVA's one-year Master of Science in the Management of Information Technology (M.S. in MIT) Program is a leader in developing savvy technology managers and strategic business decision makers. By understanding how current and emerging technologies can best be applied to make their organizations more profitable, productive, and competitive, McIntire graduates are well-positioned to face the challenges of management in the 21st century.


12 months


Friday and Saturday or every other Saturday


Compressed or alternating Saturdays

ROI You Can Count On

promoted or take a new role
report full ROI within 4 years
take new knowledge to work on Monday


Get up to speed—then lead the way.

In just one year—while you work—you'll learn to align technology and business strategy, implement transformative IT, and lead complex, enterprise-wide initiatives to boost the bottom line and create business value.

By combining a real-world approach to problem solving with a corporate perspective, you’ll become an IT manager and a strategic decision maker while building a professional network that will support you throughout your career.

Explore Academics
  • 1
    Increase the value of your portfolio. Our innovative curriculum helps you gain new tools and perspectives to deliver greater business value through the effective management of information technology.
  • 2
    Expand your perspective. Our faculty members are dedicated to teaching. They will challenge your assumptions and bring the corporate perspective into the classroom through speakers, case studies, and project-based experiences.
  • 3
    Maintain your work/life balance. Our executive format allows working professionals to remain on the job and complete the degree in one year by attending classes one weekend a month or every other Saturday.

A Network for Life

Our executive-format program gives working professionals from a wide range of industries and functional areas of expertise the ability to remain on the job while completing their degree. Members of the M.S. in Management of IT class tend to have significant experience across numerous industries and bring a wide range of managerial or technical experience across IT projects, product lines, or programs.

Because you're learning alongside established and up-and-coming professionals, networking is fundamental to the program. Not only are you growing your network each week in class, once the program is over, McIntire M.S. in MIT alumni find numerous opportunities to connect with each other as well as with current and prospective students.

Ready to get to know our M.S. in MIT community? We encourage you to register to attend a class visit event.

employers represented in the current class
alumni, creating a powerful network across multiple industries
average years of work experience


We're seeking IT and business professionals who showcase strong intellectual capabilities, professional experiences in the management of IT, and a passion for lifelong learning.

We admit only one class each year, with sections in Northern Virginia and Charlottesville. Classes for both sections begin in early September.

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Success Stories

No matter how much IT experience you have, this program will expose you to a broader spectrum of technologies, and help you understand how those technologies can be used to transform your business.

Craig Robles (M.S. in MIT '08)

Director of Technology Strategy, Architecture, and Planning, American Chemical Society

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We encourage prospective students to contact us early in the admissions process to discuss their interest and candidacy.


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