Information Technology & Operations Management

Department of Information Technology & Operations Management

Welcome to the Department of Information Technology and Operations Management at the Florida Atlantic University - College of Business. Our goal is to prepare students for careers in Information Technology, Management Information Systems, information security and computer forensics, business intelligence and business analytics, teaching and advanced graduate or doctoral research. Our graduates are able to bridge the two most important worlds in the corporation - Business and Technology - and enable the strategic alignment between the two for a healthy company growth. We offer undergraduate and graduate programs. Our distinguished faculty teaches the theory and application of cutting-edge IT developments and trends.

Mission Statement:

The Department of Information Technology and Operations Management's mission is to develop competence in information systems, operations management (including quality management) and related decision-sciences disciplines for traditional and nontraditional students across the College of Business; to produce skilled individuals proficient in information technology who are able to contribute effectively to their organizations and communities in an ever-evolving technological environment; to engage in an active partnership with the business community; and to continually innovate and increase the quality of its educational and research activities in a manner that increases education effectiveness and global reach.

Department Chair’s Welcome Message:

Welcome to the Information Technology and Operations Management (ITOM) Department. As a department whose mission is to help students build a strong foundation for their careers, we offer a number of valuable programs for undergraduate and graduate students who seek to build their skills and strive for excellence.

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Academic Programs

Learn about our innovative programs.

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Internship Program

Earn course credit (ISM 4940 or ISM 6942) while working as an intern.

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The following list of scholarships was created by donations from individuals and organizations for students of the College of Business (COB). The FAU Foundation and the Dean's Office administer the scholarships twice per year at the start of each Fall and Spring semester. Some scholarships are made from the interest accrued on endowed funds. The scholarships may be expendable or endowments. Therefore, each scholarship fund is reviewed and awarded on a case-by-case basis. To review the list of scholarships and apply, select an application button below. Awards to scholarship recipients are received in writing approximately one month after the application window closes.

ITOM Department Scholarships College of Business Scholarships FAU Scholarships

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Contact Us

Tamara Dinev, Ph.D.

Tamara Dinev, Ph.D., Chair

777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431
p: (561) 297-3181
office: FL(24) 219

Jonathan Sweet

Jonathan Sweet, Ph.D., ITOM Program Director

777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431
p: (561) 297-2707
office: FL(24) 341A

Accreditation & Rankings

AACSB Accredited

AACSB Accreditation

FAU Business is proud to be an accredited member of AACSB (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) International, the premier accreditation agency for Schools of Business worldwide.

FT Executive Education Rankings

FT Executive Education Rankings

FAU College of Business’ executive education professional development programs ranked #15 in the U.S. and #1 in Florida in the Financial Times Executive Education Rankings.

Online Grad Programs

Best Online GRAD Business Programs

#37 in Best Online Master's in Business Programs (Excluding MBA).

Online MBA programs

Best Online MBA Programs

FAU Business again ranked among the "Best Online MBA Programs" in 2020 by U.S. News & World Report.

Online Veterans

Best Online GRAD Veterans Programs

#19 in Best Online Master's in Business Programs for Veterans (Excluding MBA).

Online Veterans

Best Online Veterans MBA Programs

In 2019, U.S. News & World Report ranked FAU Business among the Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans. Florida Atlantic University has also earned the 2020-2021 Military Friendly® School "Gold Designation."

Sport Interantional Ranking

Best MBA in Sport Management Program

The MBA in Sport Management program is among the top 20 postgraduate sports business programs in the world, according to the latest rankings from SportBusiness.

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Best Hospitality Program

FAU Business ranks on The 30 Best Hospitality Programs in the U.S.

Best For Vets

Best For Veterans

FAU Business was named one of the top business schools in South Florida for veterans by Military Times. Florida Atlantic University has also earned the 2020-2021 Military Friendly® School "Gold Designation."