As an Information Management and Technology major, you will focus on the needs of information users, learn the value of technology, and develop a flexible and highly portable set of skills for the 21st century workplace. The program offers opportunities to customize and focus your tech goals and passions while preparing you for fields including:

  • Information security management: Investigate the vulnerability of hardware and software, as well as the financial and managerial implications of protecting information.
  • Project management: Oversee information systems and create information policies for organizations and corporations.
  • Network and systems management: Develop telecommunications, wireless, mobile application, and other network technologies and their effect on users.
  • Database management: Organize information to be accessible whenever and wherever it is needed.

Sample Courses

Core coursework encompasses Global Enterprise Technology, Information Technology, Design and Startup, and Information Studies. Sample courses include:

  • Digital Forensics
  • Graphic Design for the Web
  • Idea2Startup
  • Knowledge Management
  • What’s the Big Idea: Technology Innovation
  • Organizational Information Security

Dual Enrollment

You can specialize in iSchool coursework or combine your degree with another major from one of Syracuse University’s eight other undergraduate colleges.

The iSchool offers structured dual degree programs with the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and the Martin J. Whitman School of Management.

Students who select the Whitman option often seek a working knowledge of business with the technical training in information systems to set them apart from standard business school graduates. Those students interested in deepening their understanding of communications, consider Newhouse, where they can major in a variety of fields, including public relations, broadcast journalism, newspaper, or photography.

Practical Experience

The Information Management and Technology program provides in-class and research experiences so that you can practice management, technology, and communication skills in virtually any industry you choose.

    • Participate in an internship with a company abroad or complete a State Department Virtual Internship
    • Collaborate with other students to map businesses and solve difficult programming problems at the ICE Box— the College’s innovative, shared work space
    • Spend spring break getting a firsthand look at the companies, entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists, and their way of life (both personal and professional) in San Francisco and California’s Silicon Valley
    • Join BeIT, the iSchool’s own student programming board, to enhance the undergraduate experience with social, service, and educational events throughout the year

Study Abroad

Broaden your perspective and enhance your resume with a study abroad experience during your college years. Consistently ranked among the top 25 international education providers in the U.S., SU Abroad has more than 100 programs in 60 countries. IMT students most often gain global experience by attending EuroTech or AsiaTech as part of a short-term program or studying for a full semester abroad in Madrid or Chile.

Explore Study Abroad opportunities for students in the iSchool.

Life after Syracuse University
This degree will fully prepare you to succeed in high-demand positions including:

      • Project Manager
      • Systems Analyst
      • Systems Support Engineer
      • Technology Analyst

Or, pursue graduate training in such areas as information science, telecommunications, and network management. Recent graduates of the program have attended some of the top graduate schools in the U.S.

Learn more about Information Management and Technology.