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Administrative Management
College of Education and Professional Studies
Cybersecurity Specialization
College of Education and Professional Studies
Information Technology and Administrative Management
College of Education and Professional Studies
Information Technology Specialization
College of Education and Professional Studies
Network Management Specialization
College of Education and Professional Studies
Retail Management and Technology Specialization
College of Education and Professional Studies
Web and Data Base Administration Specialization
College of Education and Professional Studies
Administrative Management
Degree Type:
Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Applied Science
Department Contact:

Libby Gibson
509-963-2611
ITAMInfo@cwu.edu

Introduction

With this specialization, you will become a qualified business professional prepared to pursue careers that apply a blend of management, administrative and information technology skills in contemporary business environments. The administrative manager supervises office employees, designs office work systems, maintains internal and external communication systems, and compiles meaningful reports from information processing. All types of business from agriculture and finance, to manufacturing and health care are seeking graduates with these skills.

Opportunities

The Information Technology and Administrative Management department prepares students for success in high demand careers and job advancement in the modern workforce through industry-driven programs, quality teaching, and personal advising.

Why this program?

CWU offers administrative management bachelor of science and bachelor of applied science degrees. You'll also find an online only option as well as a FlexIT program that allows you to complete your degree on your schedule. Central Washington University’s master of science in Information Technology and Administrative Management is ranked one of the top ten one-year online master’s degree programs in the U.S., according to bestmastersdegrees.com. Schools were ranked based on value, affordability, and the ability of the student to complete the degree in one year.

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Cybersecurity Specialization
Degree Type:
Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Applied Science
Department Contact:

Robert Lupton
509-963-1789
Robert.Lupton@cwu.edu

Introduction

The Information Technology and Administrative Management department prepares students for success in high demand careers and job advancement in the modern workforce through industry-driven programs, quality teaching, and personal advising.

Opportunities

ITAM students will gain knowledge specific to the detection, protection, and recovery from attacks to an organization’s information assets. With the cybersecurity specialization, you will gain skills in this high-demand field of network security that, when combined with the management/soft-skills classes, will give you the competitive edge in the IT marketplace. Public utility companies, national security agencies, food and water suppliers, financial services, and companies with intellectual property to protect are now hiring experts in this area.

Why this program?

Central Washington University’s master of science in Information Technology and Administrative Management is ranked one of the top ten one-year online master’s degree programs in the U.S., according to bestmastersdegrees.com. Schools were ranked based on value, affordability, and the ability of the student to complete the degree in one year.

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Information Technology and Administrative Management
Degree Type:
Bachelor of Science
Department Contact:

Robert Lupton
509-963-1789
robert.lupton@cwu.edu

Department Website: http://www.cwu.edu/it-management
Introduction

The Information Technology and Administrative Management (ITAM) department prepares students for success in high demand careers and job advancement in the modern workforce through industry-driven programs, great teaching, and personal advising.

Opportunities

One of ITAM’s core values is creating access to a quality education for all types of learners. From adults re-entering the workforce to returning veterans to seasoned professionals seeking a career shift, higher education serves a widely varied segment of the population. Students in the ITAM program can learn via face-to-face instruction or online classes.

Why this program?

OnlineColleges.net recently ranked CWU’s ITAM as their #2 program in Information Technolo-gy saying this degree, "helps students develop the technical skills they need to succeed in the IT industry."

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Information Technology Specialization
Degree Type:
Bachelor of Applied Science
Department Contact:

Robert Lupton
509-963-1789
Robert.Lupton@cwu.edu

Introduction

The IT specialization targets the soft-skills/management classes specifically to the management of IT projects and departments.

Opportunities

A computer-related associate degree is required for admission to this specialization where IT professionals receive relevant coursework in management leading to a baccalaureate degree in a timely fashion - without duplicating the prior technical education you have already received.

Why this program?

Central Washington University’s master of science in Information Technology and Administrative Management is ranked one of the top ten one-year online master’s degree programs in the U.S., according to bestmastersdegrees.com. Schools were ranked based on value, affordability, and the ability of the student to complete the degree in one-year.

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Network Management Specialization
Degree Type:
Bachelor of Science
Department Contact:

Robert Lupton
Robert.Lupton@cwu.edu
509-963-1789

Introduction

The Information Technology and Administrative Management (ITAM) department prepares students for success in high demand careers and job advancement in the modern workforce through industry-driven programs, quality teaching, and personal advising.

Opportunities

Network Administration and Management students become qualified business professionals prepared to pursue careers that apply a wide variety of network administration skills. Graduates in the Network Administration specialization secure positions as network administrators, network analysts, network managers and more.

Why this program?

Central Washington University’s master of science in Information Technology and Administrative Management is ranked one of the top ten one-year online master’s degree programs in the U.S., according to bestmastersdegrees.com. Schools were ranked based on value, affordability, and the ability of the student to complete the degree in one year.

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Retail Management and Technology Specialization
Degree Type:
Bachelor of Science
Department Contact:

Robert Lupton
509-963-1789
Robert.Lupton@cwu.edu

Introduction

Retail Management and Technology students become qualified business professionals prepared to pursue careers in retail environments that infuse information technology in areas such as e-commerce, management, selling, purchasing, operations, and merchandising.

Opportunities

CWU offers a Bachelor of Science in Retail Management and Technology with online and FlexIt options. Graduates in the Retail Management and Technology specialization secure careers in store operations, store management, IT and E‐Commerce, sales, distribution and logistics, merchandise buying and planning, and entrepreneurship.

Why this program?

Central Washington University’s master of science in Information Technology and Administrative Management is ranked one of the top ten one-year online master’s degree programs in the U.S., according to bestmastersdegrees.com. Schools were ranked based on value, affordability, and the ability of the student to complete the degree in one year.

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Web and Data Base Administration Specialization
Degree Type:
Bachelor of Science
Department Contact:

Robert Lupton
509-963-1789
Robert.Lupton@cwu.edu

Introduction

Web and Database Administration and Management students become qualified business professionals prepared to pursue careers that apply a wide variety of web and database skills.

Opportunities

Graduates in the Web and Database Administration specialization secure positions as web administrators, database administrators, web designers, and more.

Why this program?

The Information Technology and Administrative Management (ITAM) department prepares students for success in high demand careers and job advancement in the modern workforce through industry-driven programs, quality teaching, and personal advising.

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Why information technology and administrative management at CWU?

Skilled professionals who possess both information technology and administrative management expertise are in high demand.

Central Washington offers online programs in cybersecurity, retail management, and administrative management for students who’ve already earned an associate or bachelor degree.

Dynamic and in high-demand, ITAM’s bachelor of applied science degree is designed to help you get to where you’re going–whether that’s advancing your career, changing your career, or continuing with your life-long learning goals.

Unique in the state of Washington, the bachelor of applied science program accepts 100 percent of a student’s non-transferrable degree.

According to a national survey, employers revealed that in addition to needing specific skills/competencies, they are looking for applicants that are global thinkers, problem solvers, and that possess the soft-skills for working with or managing teams, all advanced skills learning at
CWU.

CWU’s ITAM program will be housed in the university’s newest building on campus, Samuelson STEM, which is set to open Fall 2018.

Connect with ITAM at Central Washington University.

Choose ITAM at CWU, the experience of a lifetime. What are you waiting for?

Career Opportunities

Tech-savvy CWU Information Technology and Administrative Management graduates are now sought after to develop innovative solutions, manage projects, and motivate teams. CWU’s ITAM graduates are found in:

Public Utilities

National Security

Financial Services

Intellectual Properties

Store Operations & Management

Entrepreneurship

Web Admin & Design

Database Administration

Experience ITAM at CWU

The Value of ITAM

Central Washington University ITAM student Leo Lopez talks about his experience in the department and the internship program.

Points of Pride

CWU’s Information Technology and Administrative Management program is ranked fourth in the nation in best online programs by Bestcollege.com and ranked eighth in the nation for top degrees program by College Values Online.

Because the bachelor of applied science program is 100 percent online, students have the flexibility to begin an entry-level job while working toward a four-year degree, which helps lead to a higher-level, management position.

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