Master's degree in Business Information Technology
The job market situation shows that there is a serious shortage of highly qualified professionals in the fields of economics and IT – especially in the area of business information technology. Studies have shown that managers in the field of IT are characterised by specialist knowledge, analytical skills, entrepreneurial thinking, leadership qualities and communication skills, and are also highly action oriented.
The Master’s Programme in Business Information Technology at the FHS St.Gallen provides a scientifically sound and practice-oriented advanced technical and management education. The course gives you everything you need for a successful career both in the diverse ICT sector and in organisational and IT areas within companies.
At a glance
Master of Science FHO in Business Information Technology (90 ECTS)
FHS St.Gallen (FHO), ZHAW School of Management and Law, the Bern University of Applied Sciences and Arts and the Lucerne School of Information Technology
Forms of study
Bachelor’s degree in business information technology or a comparable university degree
Start of the semester
Calendar week 38
CHF 1100.– per semester
Study structure and goals
The consecutive Master’s degree program in Business Information Technology provides a postgraduate-level qualification for managers/professionals that is based on sound scientific principles, yet geared to the practical needs of the business community. Ambitious graduates acquire the means to take up demanding professional and leadership roles and to develop the necessary entrepreneurial mindset.
- Study priorities
- Master's Thesis
- Practice-integrated courses
- Career fields
Organisation and forms of study
The Master in Business Information Technology is offered in collaboration with four established Swiss universities of applied sciences: the FHS St. Gallen (FHO), ZHAW School of Management and Law, the Bern University of Applied Sciences and Arts and the Lucerne School of Information Technology. The programme is a consecutive Master's programme following the Bachelor's programme. It can be completed part-time and lasts four or six semesters.
- Study structure
- Part-time study
Admission and registration
The Master's programme in Business Information Technology at the FHS St.Gallen is aimed at interested students with a Bachelor's degree in Business Information Technology, in Business Administration with a specialisation in Business Information Technology or in another related programme, such as Industrial Engineering. It is possible to make up for missing admission criteria by the end of the first academic year.