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Information Technology and Administrative Management

College of Education and Professional Studies

Data Driven Innovation for IT Managers

This specialization develops valuable skills in data retrieval, mining, analysis, and reporting that are becoming increasingly useful across all sectors.  Data majors become skilled problem-solvers and innovators, adapting to the changing needs of modern enterprise.

Data analytics is the process of extracting meaning from raw data using anything from a laptop to specialized computer systems. These systems transform, organize, and model the data to draw conclusions and identify patterns, leading to increases in knowledge and market share that have significant implications for an organization’s profitability.

The advanced administrative management courses are complemented by a core foundation of relevant and current human-centered skills in:

Soft Skills

Hard Skills

  • business communications
  • financial management
  • ethics
  • professional selling
  • customer relationship management
  • database management
  • web development
  • computer networking
  • computer applications
  • advanced spreadsheet skills

The need for graduates with these skills crosses all types of business including agriculture, construction, finance, retail, government, manufacturing and not-for-profits.

Program Availability

Ellensburg Campus100% OnlineHybrid at CWU Centers




Program Requirements for the 2019-2020 Catalog

Core Curriculum

ADMG201Introduction to Business3
ADMG285Sustainable Decision Making4
ADMG302Financial Analysis5
ADMG371Administrative Management4
ADMG372Leadership and Supervision4
ADMG374Project Management5
ADMG385Business Communication and Report Writing4
IT165Seeing Through the Data4
IT202Change Ready: Tech Skills for Leaders4
IT238Introduction to Cyberwarfare4
IT248Web Fundamentals4
IT260Integrated Computer Applications4
IT301IT Security, Privacy and Ethics4
IT468Projects In Database4
RMT340Principles of Selling4
RMT366Customer Relationship Management4
RMT379IT Management Career Planning1
ADMG490Cooperative Education (Internship)8-12

Core Credits: 74-78


Specialization Courses:

IT359Advanced Spreadsheet Applications4
IT363Data Mining for IT Managers4
IT365Data Driven Innovation4
IT425Reporting Data and Analytics4
IT469Enterprise Database Systems: SQL4
IT483Applied Predictive Analytics for IT Managers4

Specialization Credits: 24


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