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MBA in IT Career Scope | MBA in Information Technology

Today we live in a world where technology has come of age and we are mostly dependent on it for even for the smallest of things. The human race has for the past years evolved to a point where living without technology seems highly improbable. So it doesn’t come as a surprise that today we have professional degrees dedicated to Information Technology and the career in the same has many avenues. Similarly MBA in IT offers a wide array of opportunities to those who are a part of the career path.

Amongst others, MBA has specializations like Marketing, Finance, Human Resource, Hospital Management, and International Business , etc. Like other specializations, IT, too, is a two years full time MBA degree program; though it can be pursued from many colleges on a part-time basis in a span of 3 years.

The course curricular for MBA in Information Technology will include Computer Applications, System Analysis and Design, Database Management System, Software Engineering, Security & Control Information System (SCIS), Web Designing, Multimedia Designing, Data Mining, Networking Management & Security Network, Data Warehousing, etc. along with detailed elements of management education. You will be prepared for the managerial work profile, having an in-depth knowledge of Computer Applications. This program prepares you for a great career as a qualified IT professional of management level.

Eligibility Criteria for MBA in Information Technology

The eligibility for MBA in Information Technology will be having Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science and a 50 per cent passing score in CAT / GMAT/ other management exams. Some colleges will also prefer a two to three months Working Experience.

Career Prospects

 Master of Business Administration in Information Technology is a course which has many avenues for its students. From the possibility of joining an IT company to being placed in one of the departments of IT governance, IT Management and resourcing to much more. The course is a professional degree program that covers two important aspects of business management. There is a rich demand of IT professionals having expertise in business management in the market today.

An MBA (Information Technology Management) graduate’s climb up the corporate ladder is usually accelerated. Most of them will take up positions such as CTOs (Chief Technology Officers), CIOs (Chief Information Officers), information technology directors or IT managers. Information systems managers serve crucial functions within a company.

You can work as a Computer Science Project Manager, Information Security Manager, Computer Networking Manager, Information Technology Manager, and much more.

Pay Package

Even in the beginning an MBA from this field is compensated well and with time his/ her salary is bound to increase. The average salary of an MBA in IT would be 40 lakhs and more.

Top Colleges offering MBA in Information Technology

Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad

Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta

Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore

Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow

Xavier Labour Relations Institute, Jamshedpur  

Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), Delhi

Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode

Indian Institute of Management, Indore

S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Delhi

Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai

Management Development Institute, Gurgaon

Shailesh J Mehta School of Management, Pune

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune

NMIMS School of Business Management, Mumbai

Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad

Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

M I C A, Ahmedabad

Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi

Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar



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