Program Goal

This program uses a student-centered learning approach. Each student develops a set of goals that align with their personal and professional aspirations. From the first course to the last, each student is developing and outcome-focused portfolio.


This 30-credit program is offered online. The program core is comprised of 15 credits. The emphasis credits, 15 required, provide each student the opportunity to customize the focus of their education.

Students create a program plan that fits their career goals.

Program Objectives

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Discuss the historical, philosophical, social, psychological, multicultural, and political influences of ICT on a global economy.
  • Analyze current issues and trends in ICT.
  • Relate how ICT affects global social transformation.
  • Plan, evaluate, and revise ICT systems.
  • Evaluate and use ICTs appropriate to one's own career.
  • Analyze the philosophy and principles underlying the organization and operation of ICT enterprise.
  • Interpret and conduct research to improve the body of knowledge relating to ICT.
In addition, each student will develop at least five specific learning outcomes, aligned to their emphasis courses. All students develop a portfolio of course-related exhibits to align to the program objectives and the student's selection of emphasis courses.

Core Courses

  • ICT 700  »  Introduction to Information and Communication Technologies
  • ICT 701  »  ICT in Organizations 
  • ICT 710  »  Learning Technologies 
  • ICT 732  »  Technology Futures 
  • ICT 733  »  Technology Adoption and Implications 
  • ICT 780  »  ICT Portfolio

Customized curriculum is offered in the following emphasis areas:

  • Networking Security
  • Computer Networking
  • Digital Marketing Technology
  • Enterprise Systems
  • Learning Technologies

Students are also required to maintain an e-portfolio which represents them as a student as well as a professional. This is a project that starts their first semester and grows as they complete the program.

Students also have the option to work towards the Wisconsin DPI Technology Coordinator License through the program. Emphasis areas are designed by the student in collaboration with the program director. Contact the program director for more information.


Graduate Bulletin

Course descriptions are linked from the program description page above.