Top MBA Programs for Technology or Information Technology (IT) 2018

Careers in technology can take many forms, from an information technology manager at a consulting firm to a director of data management. An MBA can help students interested in this field understand the managerial and strategic implications of technology in business. And increasingly, online businesses like Amazon and Google are hiring MBAs in management positions. Students who want a better understanding the technology itself can pursue hybrid degree options like an MS/MBA.

Berkeley, California 75 Followers 108 Discussions
UC Berkeley - Haas

Haas’ proximity to San Francisco and Silicon Valley make it an ideal choice for MBAs looking for jobs in the technology field. The school’s top employers include a range of tech and internet firms, such as Google, eBay, and Adobe. Almost 39 percent of the school’s MBA class of 2016 went into the technology or telecom fields.

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Berlin, Germany 114 Followers 131 Discussions
ESMT Berlin

Over 20 percent of ESMT’s MBA class of 2016 went into roles in the technology industries. The school’s elective track in “Management of Innovation and Technology” covers a variety of topics; its Berlin location puts it in the heart of a blossoming tech hub.

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Provo, Utah 18 Followers 40 Discussions
BYU - Marriott

Some 40 percent of BYU’s MBA class of 2016 went into the technology sector. Hiring companies have included Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, HP, Amazon, Dell, and others in the sector.

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College Station, Texas 38 Followers 60 Discussions
Texas A&M - Mays

In the past few years, Mays has placed more than 30 percent of its MBA graduates into the technology field. The school helps MBAs prepare for roles in the tech field through a range of relevant tracks, such as Marketing Analytics and Data Analytics. Top hiring companies include tech behemoths like Dell and Amazon.

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Stanford, California 74 Followers 162 Discussions

Smack dab in the middle of Silicon Valley, there’s perhaps no business school that’s closer to the headquarters of some of the world’s biggest technology firms. One-quarter of Stanford’s MBA class of 2017 went into the technology field.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 29 Followers 94 Discussions

Tepper offers a robust selection of electives in information technology, as well as an MBA track in “Technology Leadership.” The school's recently-launched campus in Silicon Valley will only solidify ties with the tech industry. Forth-three percent of the MBA class of 2017 went into the technology industry.

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Seattle, Washington 24 Followers 28 Discussions
Washington - Foster

Close to Redmond, Washington (the home of Microsoft), Foster is right in the middle of a bustling tech center. With specialized offerings like the “Technology Management” MBA, 52 percent of the school’s MBA class of 2017 went into the technology sector, the highest percentage of any business school surveyed by FIND MBA.

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Milan, Italy 56 Followers 185 Discussions
SDA Bocconi

Some thirty percent of Bocconi’s MBA class of 2016 went into jobs in the technology or e-business fields, one of the highest percentages of any European school surveyed by FIND MBA. Amazon and Microsoft are among the school’s top recruiters of Bocconi’s MBAs.

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Barcelona, Spain 48 Followers 207 Discussions
ESADE - Barcelona

Over 30 percent of the most recent ESADE MBA class went into the technology sector, an increase over previous years. The school has recruiting relationships with technology firms like Uber, Facebook, and Amazon.

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Ahmedabad, India 11 Followers 75 Discussions

Information technology is a $70 billion industry in India, and IIM-A students know this: over half of the school’s 2017 PGP-X grads went into the sector.

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