Applied Information Management
Prospective Students

Grant Kirby, MBA

Lecturer, Applied Information Management Program, University of Oregon
Director, IT and Management Information Systems programs, Oregon Institute of Technology
AIM affiliation since 1990.


BS, computer science, 1987, Oregon Institute of Technology
MBA, 1999, University of Oregon
MS, systems science and technology, 2013, Portland State University
Graduate certificate, sustainability, 2013, Portland State University

Areas of Interest

Data management

Personal Description

Grant Kirby has served as the program director of the Information Systems program at Oregon Institute of Technology (OIT) for 12 years and is now an associate professor in the Information Technology program. Kirby has been involved in the high-tech industry for 16 years, with 11 years at Intel Corporation. He has worked as a network engineer, a technical marketing engineer, and a product marketing engineer.

Kirby’s hobbies include hiking, traveling, woodworking, and landscaping.

Professional Website

Oregon Institute of Technology, Portland

Organization Information

OIT offers degree completion programs for working adults to prepare them for a successful career in information systems.


Data Management and Communications, Systems Analysis