ITAM—Administrative Management Specialization

About the Administrative Management Specialization

Combining technical knowledge with skills in leadership and supervision, we offer Bachelor of Science (BS) and Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) programs that challenge you to master the digital chaos, drive transformative solutions, and lead with confidence. Central Washington University is here to provide the practical knowledge and support needed to propel you forward. Your journey toward a remarkable future starts now, and we're right by your side, every step of the way.

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Why Study ITAM—Administrative Management at CWU?

Our programs are designed and taught by industry experts who bring real-world experiences into the classroom.

Our classes, blending technology and management, are continually updated to reflect current industry trends and needs.

Where is this program offered?

How much does this program cost?

Explore information on Cost, Aid, and Value to make an informed decision about investing in your education at CWU.

Where can I find more information?

Please visit the CWU Academic Catalog (BS) or CWU Academic Catalog (BAS) for current information about admission requirements, course descriptions, learner outcomes, and credit information. 

Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS)

This program accepts any applied/technical degree and complements the skills learned in the associate degree to help you become a leader in your knowledge area.

Applicants must meet the following requirements to be accepted into this program:

  • A completed applied or technical degree
  • At least 40 credits in an applied area
  • Be accepted and matriculated at CWU

Bachelor of Science (BS)

If you are new to ITAM, apply for the BS.

We encourage you to apply for your ITAM major early, even as soon as your freshman year. Once enrolled in our program you will begin working with a knowledgeable ITAM advisor to design your academic course of study at CWU and make sure you are fulfilling all of the requirements for successful degree completion. 

Careers and Opportunities

Our aim is not just to help you secure a job, but to empower you to build extraordinary careers. Whether you envision yourself as a tech entrepreneur, an IT consultant, or an influential administrative leader, the opportunities ahead are vast.

  • IT Project Manager: Oversee and manage technology projects, ensuring they are completed on time and within budget.
  • Systems Analyst: You could pursue a career analyzing an organization's information systems and making recommendations for improvements and efficiency.
  • Network Administrator: Manage and maintain computer networks, ensuring connectivity and security.
  • Administrative Manager: As an Administrative Manager, you could oversee budgeting, staffing, and policy development.
  • E-commerce Manager: With a specialized skill set, you could work in e-commerce, developing and managing online sales platforms, ensuring optimal user experience and security.


Performance-Based Education

If you require a high level of flexibility in your schedule or want to accelerate your degree progress, FlexIT is ITAM's learning path solution designed just for you. With FlexIT, you have the freedom to learn at your own pace, capitalizing on your previous experience to quickly navigate through familiar subjects and dive into new material. Whether you need to balance your education with work, family, or other responsibilities, FlexIT offers a practical solution for you.

Study Abroad with ITAM

The ITAM department supports study abroad experience. Often in the form of a faculty-led study abroad class, you will learn about the information technology industry, retail management industry, and administrative management areas, experiencing firsthand different languages, cultures, and business ideologies. Come explore and Study Abroad with ITAM.

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