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Westcliff University's MBA in IT program, offered by the Presidential Graduate School (PGS), is meticulously crafted to meet the unique needs of working professionals. This 2-year, 60-credit program provides ample flexibility for students concurrently employed. Distinguished for its competitiveness, the program stands on par with full-time courses offered by international universities. The MBA in IT degree holds international recognition. While aligning with a global curriculum standard for international acknowledgment, it uniquely integrates core values of business management and information technology. Additionally, the program emphasizes cutting-edge skills in both business management and IT, producing human resources well-equipped to meet the demands of both domestic and international markets. It is designed to prepare students as qualified IT professionals at the management level, equipping them for diverse sectors such as government, NGOs, INGOs, IT industries, banks, and various other fields.

The MBA in IT empowers students to explore the intricacies of Information Technology concerning organizational goals, effective management, and leveraging information technology for sustained competitive advantage. This program aims to cultivate a comprehensive understanding of IT-related domains, including IT project management, information system auditing, emerging technologies, big data and cloud management, cybersecurity, and IT entrepreneurship. Simultaneously, students acquire not only updated technological knowledge but also essential managerial skills for handling IT projects effectively. Additionally, the program emphasizes the understanding and enhancement of business and management skills.


Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university of Nepal or from universities around the globe with a minimum CGPA of 2.0, or 45% or an equivalent grade scale in undergraduate level.

Graduation Requirements

Student must complete sixty (60) prescribed credit hours with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, including 48 credits MBA core course and 12 credits concentration course.

MBA in IT–Course Content

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
MGT 600 Influential & Impactful Communication 3
FIN 500 Financial & Accounting Skills for Managers 3
ORG 500 Organizational Behavior 3
LDR 500 Organizational Leadership 3
ECO 500 Managerial Economics 3
MIS 500 Managing Information Systems & Technology 3
MKT 500 Marketing Management 3
MGT 500 Strategic Management in a Globalized Economy 3
--- Applied Methods-Information Technology (Capstone) 3
RES 600 Business Research Methodology 3
Data 610 Database Design & Management 3
--- Python Programming 3
EMT 600 Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning 3
BUS 626 Statistical Analysis for Decision Making Process 3
--- Emerging Technologies 3
MIS 520 Leading Strategic Change with Technology 3
ITM 640 Issues in Business and IT 3
MIS 510 Information Technology Project Management 3
CLD 600 Virtualization and Storage 3
MIS 550 Big Data Analytics and Visualization 3
Total 20 Modules 60 Credit Hours
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