Information and Technology for Public Service

The Information and Technology for Public Service area of study focuses on how information technology (IT) simultaneously impedes and enables connectivity between private citizens, the business sector, nonprofit organizations and government, highlighting specific technologies and their applications in the public sector, identifying the core principles relevant to both managing IT and inducing lasting organizational change.

Area of Study Requirements Credits
Required 6
  • Managing Information & Technology in the Public Sector
  • E-Government in Urban and Public Service
  • 3

  • 3
Students select two of the following: 6
  • Science, Technology & Public Policy
  • Ethical Implications of IT Professionals in Public Service
  • Practical Grant Writing
  • 3
  • 3

  • 3
Total 12 credits
Learning Outcomes for this Area of Study

Upon completion of the area of study, students will be able to:

  • Compare and contrast the uses of specific IT systems in the public sector.
  • Evaluate the IT induced organizational changes in the public sector.
  • Categorize the principles of managing IT in the public sector.
     

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