Master of Science in Information Technology - Software Management (MSIT-SM)-Silicon Valley Campus - Carnegie Mellon University

Master of Science in Information Technology - Software Management (MSIT-SM)

Carnegie Mellon's Information Networking Institute (INI) offers the MSIT Software Management (SM) to prepare software engineers and project managers for leadership roles in software product management.

Specifically, the MSIT-SM program is designed to prepare students to:

  • Design and implement software metrics that align with business and stakeholder goals
  • Manage software development throughout its lifecycle and the resources needed to finish projects
  • computer screen
  • Manage a diverse team of software professionals
  • Acquire an understanding of failed software projects and their root causes
  • Acquire an understanding of microeconomics theory with an emphasis on business applications
  • Acquire an understanding of business management functions including accounting, finance, human relations, marketing and operations with an emphasis in information systems
  • Apply knowledge in software management in the areas of mobility and information security
  • Gain experience in an industrial internship
  • Equip themselves for life-long learning and professional growth in software management disciplines
View the curriculum on the INI website.

"Carnegie Mellon is a top school for information networking and information security, not least of all due to the quality of the professors who are constantly aiming to be on top of their work."

- Soon Hin Khor, MS '07


MSIT Program

For admissions questions and application details, visit INI online or email INI admissions