Information Technology Management

This certificate covers principles of business and management of Information Technology (IT) organization. It covers IT infrastructure management, staffing, skill management, vendor management, metrics, training, budget, and more.

This program is perfect for...

  • IT and computer-science professionals looking to transition into IT management
  • IT managers who want formal training in business and finance of IT
  • IT managers looking for an in-depth training in specific topics such as business, finance, governance, and risk avoidance and mitigation
  • Individuals seeking to transition into IT management careers

What you can learn.

  • Business cases for new technology trends such as cloud computing, mobile computing, virtualizations, and green computing
  • The business, technical, and management principles associated with managing IT organizations, including IT security and disaster recovery
  • Developing effective business cases with financial metrics for IT projects
  • Investment, capitalization, and depreciation of IT assets

What our students say about our certificates.

What our certificates have done for our students.


feel a certificate helped them enhance their careers

1 in 4

received a salary increase after starting a certificate program


switched careers after completing a certificate program


recommend a certificate program to others

Source: UCLA Extension Certificate Graduates Survey


Click below to view the required and elective courses, if applicable, for this program.

Required Courses
Students must complete three elective courses.
COM SCI X 418.85A
MGMT X 490.996
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 443.4
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 443.5
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
MGMT X 418.31C
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Estimated Cost Breakdown

All courses in this program are paid for individually, unless otherwise noted. An application form is required to establish candidacy in this program. From the 'Apply Now' button, complete the online application and pay the application fee if applicable.

Application & Candidacy Fee


Estimated Program Tuition


Estimated program textbook/materials


*The Application & Candidacy Fee establishes your candidacy in the program for a period of time covering normal progress toward completion and may allow you to access a variety of program benefits.

**Federal Financial Aid Gainful Employment Disclosures

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges and universities to disclose certain information for any financial aid eligible program that, “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation”. This information includes program costs; occupations that the program prepares students to enter; occupational profiles; on time completion rate; and for the most recent award year: the number of students who have completed the program, the number of students who complete the program within the estimated duration, the job placement rate, and the median Title IV and private loan debt incurred by those who complete the program. For gainful employment information for this program, visit our Financial Aid page.

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