Master of Science in ITAM—Administrative Management Specialization

About the Administrative Management Specialization

The Administrative Management graduate program at CWU is where tech meets leadership and where potential becomes greatness. Our ITAM graduate program is designed to equip you with the critical skills required to excel in IT governance, project management, strategic planning, and human resources, synthesizing technical acumen with managerial prowess. We are committed to providing you with a comprehensive understanding of how IT can be leveraged to improve efficiency, drive innovation, and achieve strategic business objectives.

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Why Study Administrative Management at CWU?

In the ITAM Department at CWU, our faculty members are seasoned professionals.

Their industry insights will provide you with a practical perspective on the topics covered in the program. We pride ourselves on small class sizes, which enable personalized attention and support for each student, and access to the resources you need to succeed in your studies and your career. You will also have access to a network of industry experts, with opportunities for networking, internships, and potential job placements.

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. 

Does CWU offer assistantships?

Find opportunities to fund your degree through the School of Graduate Studies and Research.

Where can I find more information?

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

Visit the School of Graduate Studies and Research for additional program eligibility information.

Careers and Opportunities

Our program is designed to propel you towards your professional aspirations. As graduates of our programs, you will not just find jobs, but lifelong careers—the future is wide open.

  • Administrative Manager: You can pursue a career overseeing and coordinating administrative functions within organizations.
  • Human Resources Manager: With a specialization in Administrative Management, consider work as a human resources manager, leading HR initiatives and strategies. you would oversee employee recruitment, training and development, performance management, and ensure compliance with labor laws and regulations.
  • Project Manager: Apply your administrative and management skills to plan, execute, and monitor projects, ensuring they are completed on time, within budget, and aligned with organizational goals.
  • Organizational Development Consultant: Organizational development consultants help organizations enhance performance, productivity, and employee engagement. They also analyze organizational dynamics, design change management strategies, and implement programs to support organizational growth and effectiveness.

Additional Program Information

  • Admission Information

    We do not require the GRE or GMAT for admission

    We would like to see that you have a 3.0 GPA or above on your last 90 quarter credits/60 semester credits taken.

    To be eligible you must have at least a bachelor's degree.

    For more information, refer to the MS-ITAM Application Information

  • Program Details

    This program is designed to be completed within one year as a full-time student. We offer both on-campus and online cohorts that start in the Fall Quarter and continue until the end of the Summer Quarter. If you choose the FlexIT Pro part-time or accelerated options, our advisors will work with you to determine the best start month that suits your needs.

    Find out more about ITAM-MS Curriculum and Classes 


Highly Ranked

CWU’s Information Technology and Administrative Management (ITAM)’s Master of Science program is ranked seventh in the nation for one-year master’s degrees, according to the website

Learn from the Best

CWU’s Professor Robert Lupton, Ph.D., of the Information Technology and Administrative Management (ITAM) program, earned the prestigious 2022 Marketing Educators’ Association’s service award.

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