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ITAM Department
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Find out how ITAM's blend of applied skills and soft skills can help you!

Our degrees bridge the gap between information technology and administrative management creating career-ready graduates. Whether you decide to study online, at the Ellensburg campus, or at one of the CWU University Centers, you will receive engaging, quality teaching with leading-edge curriculum. In our student-centered programs both majors and minors receive personal, one-on-one advising throughout their degree progress.

Why Study ITAM?

  • Our faculty are content experts
  • We have small class sizes
  • We offer hands-on courses
  • Students graduate with soft skills and tech skills
  • We offer flexible course offerings
  • We help students navigate the internship market, ensuring they have real-life experience when they graduate
  • Regionally accredited with NWCCU
  • Course content is influenced by industry and our Advisory Board to ensure relevancy

Where Can I Go with ITAM?

  • Students can take advantage of our Study Abroad trips while earning internship credits
  • Our Alumni have gone on to work in the private sector, government, not-for-profit, startups, Fortune 500 companies and beyond
  • Our Cyber Security & Ethical Hacking Club (CSEH) competes in the Pacific Rim Regional Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (PRCCDC)
  • We utilize our network within industry to inform students of work opportunities

Powerful knowledge and skill sets:

  • Lead and supervise teams
  • Build web pages and mobile apps
  • Manage retail organizations
  • Protect information assets (Cybersecurity)
  • Oversee and manage large projects
  • Maintain networks
  • Facilitate change management
  • Administrative Management

Online, on-campus, hybrid or performance-based

Everyone's experience and situation are different, that is why ITAM offers fully online programs and self-paced competency-based programs in addition to the traditional, on-campus experience. Many of our students earn their Bachelor degree while remaining in the work force. Whatever your degree level, we have a program for you!

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I love CWU because of the endless support. During my first quarter of my master's program, Dr. Fountain was a huge help! She was there any time I had questions on assignments or even if I just needed some reassurance that I can definitely do this!

Best Bachelor's Degrees

CWU's BS-ITAM degree was featured by on three separate occasions. The rankings are based on affordability, availability, and value.

The BS-ITAM Retail Management & Technology specialization was ranked 2nd in the nation.

The BS-ITAM Network Administration specialization was ranked 4th in the nation.

The BS-ITAM Cybersecurity specialization was ranked 17th in the nation.

Best 1-year Master's Degree Programs

CWU's MS-ITAM degree was ranked 7th in the nation for 1-year master's degrees. The rankings are based on many factors such as affordability, program length, and value by

MS-ITAM Program Information

Life is good at ITAM

Why? Because we live the curriculum we teach. We have faculty and staff who are excited to come to work in the morning. Innovation and experimentation are regular parts of our days as we try to do things better each time. Nestled in one of the most picturesque small towns in Washington our team finds a great balance between work, play, and adventure.

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