Fast Track to a Master’s Degree

Shefali Mahajan earned a bachelor’s degree in information technology and systems from the Naveen Jindal School of Management

Get your Bachelor’s and Master’s on an accelerated timeline.

You are allowed to fast-track 9 semester credit hours of required undergraduate Information Technology and Systems electives toward the Master’s in Information Technology and Management degree and Master’s in Business Analytics degree.

Note: You may not fast-track any of the nine undergraduate core accounting courses.

Fast Track Admission Process and Policies

Visit the Jindal School’s Fast Track page to learn more about admission process, policies, and more.

Approved Fast-Track Courses for Information Systems

The following courses are approved for the Fast-Track Program and will satisfy one of the required undergraduate courses in the Bachelor’s in Information Technology and Systems degree:

Student Testimonials

Preetha Venkatesh

Preetha Venkatesh, BS’20

Intern (completed), The Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation

As an ITS major, I have taken both business-intensive and technology-intensive courses. I am also thankful for the thorough support and guidance of the faculty. 
Ashwin Vaithianathan

Ashwin Vaithianathan, BS’19

As a transfer student, I reached out to the ITS Department at UTD, and they were always willing to help me with any questions and concerns that I had. 
Jonathan Niere

Jonathan Niere, BS’17

Consulting Staff, Moss Adams

The most valuable aspects of the ITS program at UT Dallas are its quality education and curriculum. 
Ann Mathew

Ann Mathew, BS’18

Staff Consultant, A-Lign

ITS is the perfect balance of technical skills and management skills, and a degree from JSOM equips you with the technical skill set you need to stay one step ahead in today’s fast-paced world. 
Adam Perry

Adam Perry, BS’18

Sr. Account Systems Engineer, Dell EMC

As a full-time IT professional with more than 20 years of experience, I have a unique perspective compared to most undergraduate students. 
See all Bachelor’s in Information Technology and Systems Student Testimonials

Fast-Track Contacts

Jindal School undergraduate advisors can assist students with enrolling in the Fast-Track Program. Any students interested in choosing a different course should schedule an appointment to see Dr. Syam Menon, Information Systems Area coordinator, or one of the corresponding program directors.

Mark Thouin

Mark Thouin, PhD

Director, Master’s in Information Technology Management
Gaurav Shekhar

Gaurav Shekhar

Director, Master’s in Business Analytics – Flex and Online
Dawn Owens

Dawn Owens, PhD

Director, Bachelor’s in Information Technology and Systems
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