Master's in Technology Management

Career Outlook

01 Feb 12-1pm ET
Master's in IT Management Webinar  
14 Feb 11:30am-1pm ET
SCS Open House Lunch  

Today’s CIOs and other technology management leaders exist at a significant crossroads, responsible for more than just the overall technological direction of their organizations. Increasingly, many IT leaders are now essential members of executive teams, called upon to provide organizations with expert visions on guiding strategic direction, establishing competitive advantages, and driving business innovation.

With this increased focus on strategy, today’s IT professionals must strike a balance between core technical knowledge and big-picture thinking toward organizational objectives: They must be able to think about business and people power as much as technology power.

According to the 2017 State of the CIO survey, which polled more than 600 IT leaders, 60 percent of respondents said they expected to face challenges related to an IT skills shortage in the coming 12 months—up 11 percent from 2016.

Georgetown’s program prepares you with the well-rounded expertise to fill this void. By the time you leave the program, you’ll be positioned to offer the technical and leadership skills that today’s employers increasingly demand.

Average salary of computer and information systems managers $ 159,010 16 % Projected job growth of computer and information systems managers, 2021–2031 Where do people in this field work? Computer systems design and related services 20 % Finance and insurance 1 2 % Information 1 1 % Management of companies and enterprises 1 0 % Manufacturing 9 %

Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, CIO.com