The Graduate Information Resource Management (IRM) program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to oversee both the information management and information systems needs of Air Force, DoD, and allied military organizations in future assignments as middle and upper-level managers. This program offers options for a concentration of study in strategic information management, information assurance, and/or computer networks
Overall, the IRM program provides students with a broad perspective of DoD information-related issues, including:
During recent years, the program has also expanded to examine knowledge, in addition to information, as a critical organization resource. Knowledge, which is supported by information, is that which resides in the heads of the organizational decision makers. Ultimately, the need to better support decision making is the impetus for capturing, storing, and disseminating organizational information and knowledge. The focus of the program is on improving the student’s understanding of, and the ability to manage information/knowledge in today’s dynamic information technology and global environment.