IT managers combine project management, operational management, computer systems, networking, and people skills to successfully design, implement and maintain IT solutions for a business.
Managerial jobs in information technology feature one or both of two general roles:
- Operational role. Ensure smooth operation of day-to-day projects.
- Strategic role. Advance big-picture IT objectives for the business.
All IT management positions demand candidates who stay current with the latest solutions and best practices for running IT operations that are secure, efficient and innovative.
* Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook 2022. BLS estimates do not represent entry-level wages and/or salaries. Multiple factors, including prior experience, age, geography market in which you want to work and degree field, will affect career outcomes and earnings. Herzing neither represents that its graduates will earn the average salaries calculated by BLS for a particular job nor guarantees that graduation from its program will result in a job, promotion, salary increase or other career growth.