MSIT Celebrates Landmark 20th year Anniversary

The occasion was marked with a celebratory dinner featuring talks by Howard Tullman, Prof. Julio Ottino, & Prof. Randy Berry

MSIT Celebration

Northwestern's Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT) marked its 20th year milestone on December 10th, 2016, with an evening of celebration topped off by a talk by Howard Tullman, CEO of 1871. Prof. Julio Ottino, Dean of the McCormick School of Engineering, and Prof. Randy Berry, MSIT Director, toasted the 90+ guest (MSIT alumni, faculty, students, deans and board members) over drinks and dinner at the James L. Allen Center at Northwestern’s Evanston campus. View more photos

The MSIT program is uniquely designed for information technology professionals who want to improve and broaden their technical skills, while learning the application of business principles. This combined skill set defines MSIT graduates — the ability to bridge the gap between fundamental technologies and business strategies — ensuring that they bring impactful value to the business.

Howard Tullman, Prof. Julio Ottino, & Prof. Randy Berry

Designed for IT professionals with experience in the workplace, the program's unique blend of technology and business courses, a diverse student body, and coursework taught by academic professors and business executives prepares its graduates to strategically plan, implement, and manage information technology systems in a broad range of industries.

The MSIT program uses a cohort model in which students progress through the program as a group. They take courses covering computer and networks technology, as well as key business elements involving finance, marketing, and project management. This provides students with a competitive edge and the ability to transform organizations with their unique understanding of the business implications of IT strategies. Learn more or apply now

Further Reading: A similar “tech trends” talk was given by Tullman at Northwestern on January 27, 2016: http://www.mccormick.northwestern.edu/news/articles/2016/01/howard-tullman-predicts-future-tech-trends.html