Fox MIS ITACS students have access to the world-class resources of the Fox School of Business and the nationally ranked Department of Management Information Systems. ITACS students are provided access to resources of Temple University’s research library system, Gartner Inc.’s Information Technology (IT) research portal, and computational resources of Fox School’s teaching laboratories. ITACS degree students are also provided with a starter ISACA membership which provides access to a broad range of ITACS knowledge products, authoritative publications and practical guidance.
In addition to research materials, Students work with a wide range of software resources including IT infrastructure capabilities from Microsoft and VMware, information security tools from leading vendors such as ACL, Nessus and BurpSuite, open source software products such as Kali Linux, Wireshark, and public domain software tools from governmental agencies such as the Department of Homeland Security’s Cyber Security Evaluation Tool. We care about our students and if you have a problem or question, please do not hesitate to contact the Associate Director, Joseph Allegra.
ITACS career counseling
ITACS students receive one-on-one career counseling provided by the Fox Business School’s Center for Student Professional Development (CSPD). You will have the opportunity to sit down with career counselors, ITACS faculty, ITACS Advisory Council members, and the ITACS Program Director – all possessing significant industry experience and able to provide you with insight into the roles ITACS professionals play in organizations and potential career paths offered in industry and government. You will opportunities to meet one on one with career counselors, discuss your career goals and learn about ITACS career paths best aligned with your interests. en. Career counseling is offered by CSPD during the fall and spring terms and is available by appointment. For more information, contact Program Director Professor David Lanter.
All ITACS students receive a site on the Fox MIS community. Students create an e-portfolio to showcase their achievements which they can share with prospective employers.
IBIT offers extensive networking and professional development opportunities through events such as the Fox IT Symposium as well as real-world projects.
CSPD offers professional development expertise and career management workshops.