MBA - IT Management

Build a bridge between technology and management to reach your next career goal – study for an MBA with a specialization in IT Management – 100% online.

Start your online MBA – IT Management

Whether it’s in business intelligence, information security, cloud computing or social media: IT never ceases to present companies with new challenges.

If you want to expand your knowledge of IT and strengthen your management skills, then our online MBA – IT Management degree is perfect for you.

Why? Because in the MBA – IT Management, you’ll learn how to efficiently use data, technological familiarity and business information to put your company’s strategic goals into action.

Once you graduate, you’ll be able to work as an IT Manager, taking on the management of projects with partner companies or state-run organizations at the interface between information technology and company management.

Our online MBA with a specialization in IT Management complies with the internationally recognized EQUAL MBA Guidelines.

Online course overview

The three semesters of your online MBA – IT Management programme are decidedly practice-oriented. You’ll acquire all the relevant business skills you need for a successful career as an IT manager.

You’ll gain detailed expertise in strategic thinking and operational activities in corporate management. You’ll also enhance your soft skills and train your analytical competencies.

In addition, you’ll obtain an overview of key concepts of company management in IT and information security. At the same time, you’ll analyse ways in which necessary IT services can be efficiently implemented by various departments, processes, technologies and employees.

You will also design procedures for creating high-quality software, and you will be taught to lead IT projects in compliance with international standards.

Study model

90 ECTS*
Language: English

Study duration & extension

18 - 36 months (depending on time model)
Free of charge extension period
Start online studies: any time

Accredited & Globally Recognized

IU is accredited and certified with a seal of approval from the German Accreditation Council. All IU study programmes, materials, and services meet high internal and external quality standards, which are regularly reviewed and updated. You can also be provided with an official Europass Diploma Supplement once you graduate, to ensure that your degree is recognized anywhere in the EU.

Dual Degree

In partnership with London South Bank University (LSBU)* to offer you the opportunity to earn a validated UK degree in addition to your German degree from IU. Once you’ve successfully completed your degree, you will automatically receive the LSBU validated degree on top of your certificate from IU.

*LSBU (London South Bank University) is well-known for its impressive internationality, as testified by over 18,000 students from more than 130 countries. Similar to IU, LSBU has also been awarded multiple awards and praised for its focus on improving graduates’ career opportunities. It has been operating as a higher learning institution since 1892.


Tuition fees

90 ECTS: USD 2,919 for the full program

Application fee: USD95

Your Studies Are Flexible and 100% Online

Schedule when you want to learn and study 100% online. At IU you have the possibility to complete your degree fully from home, whether full-time or part-time. You can even take your exams online whenever it suits you.

*The European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) is a tool of the European Higher Education Area for making studies and courses more transparent. It helps students to move between countries and to have their academic qualifications and study periods abroad recognized. ECTS allows credits taken at one higher education institution to be counted towards a qualification studied for at another. ECTS credits represent learning based on defined learning outcomes and their associated workload.

When do I start?

For administrative purposes Intake is monthly. Registration should be made at least 5 days to the next start date. Inquire for the next start dates.


Academic criteria:
Completed degree from a public or officially recognized university/higher education institution. At least a “satisfactory” or Grade C equivalent earned in your previous education. Your undergraduate studies must amount to 180 ECTS for an 90-ECTS MBA. You will need to submit proof of at least one year’s qualified work experience completed prior to the start of the study programme (the work experience must be gained after the completion of your undergraduate studies). For MBA programmes, you will also need to have completed a second year of professional work experience before graduating.

*Admission into program at the sole discretion of IU.

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