David Pearson

Academic Excellence Is My Ambrosian Value

Master of Science in Information Technology Management, Class of 2010

"The MSITM program provided the right blend of business management coursework paired with technology and information systems coursework."

Our unique MSITM program gives working professionals such as David the skills to successfully manage and lead within IT. We are the only university in the Midwest offering this degree, taught by IT and business professors who are experts in their field.

Current Occupation:

Legal Operations Manager for a Fortune 100 Company


Why SAU?

Broad, Relevant Education

"My graduate education at St. Ambrose University provided a great foundation for my current role as a Legal Operations Manager. In this role, my responsibilities are blended between leading a small team, managing technology, project management, budgeting, strategic planning, and vendor management. It is possible to tie methods and concepts from each of the courses to areas of this role," David says. In our program you'll build cross-functional skills that prepare you to lead and succeed in IT Management.

Course Requirements

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How engaging were the faculty?

"Many of the graduate faculty members worked as leaders in business and technology during their career. Their experience and ability to tie the course material to real-world situations is impactful," he says. Our faculty is known for providing an expert education and individual attention, which deepens your learning and increases your IT and organizational leadership skills.

What are some of the strengths of the MSITM program?

"The faculty members show a genuine interest in the growth of their students. They always made time to coach and mentor me. In addition, having classes with other professionals provided an opportunity to learn from their experiences and to share my experiences. The diverse and inclusive learning environment fostered my personal growth and broadened my perspectives," David says. We maintain a 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio to ensure all students have the same experience as David. You'll learn from your professors and peers, and they will learn from you.

Why Choose the MSITM Program?

Educational Options

We want you to cater your education to your career. All MSITM students choose electives from our accredited Master of Business Administration and Master of Organizational Leadership programs. Build your critical thinking, strategy, conflict resolution, and high-level IT skills in a way that fits your personal and professional goals, and schedule. You can attend evening classes as a part- or full-time student, and balance your career, graduate education, and life.

Master of Science in Information Technology Management

So, what's next?

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