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Master of Science in Information Technology

The Master of Science in Information Technology is an online graduate program that prepares students with the expertise and knowledge required for leadership roles in information technology (IT).

The 36-39-credit program can be completed in less than two years on a part-time basis and without the need for students to sacrifice their professional and personal responsibilities. All courses are offered completely online and delivered asynchronously, so students can access and complete their assignments on their own schedule and set their own pace.

The program provides a solid foundation in IT and six areas of study that enable students to develop specialized, marketable skills in the area of IT that are most relevant to their careers and professional interests. Areas of study offered in the program include Cybersecurity – Critical Infrastructure; Data Management and Analytics; Health Information Technology; Information Assurance; Network Management; and Software Engineering.

Regina Davis

The Health Information Technology track most closely fit what was near and dear to my heart… and here I am today, a graduate with my MSIT!”

Regina Davis, MSIT ’18

Curriculum Requirements

Core Course Requirements Credits
I. Core courses 15-18*
  • MSI-501: Foundations of Information Technology*
(3)
  • MSI-502: Telecommunications and Networking
(3)
  • MSI-503: Object-Oriented Application Development
(3)
  • MSI-504: Information Systems Analysis, Modeling and Design
(3)
  • MSI-505: Principles of Database Design
(3)
  • APS-510: Project Management for Technology
(3)
II. Areas of Study 15
III. Master's Project 6
Total Credits 36-39

*This course is required for learners who need a refresher or who lack the prerequisite knowledge in IT as determined during the application evaluation period.

About the MSIT Program

Credits:

36 – 39


Estimated Cost of Degree:

$24,396 – $26,400

Based on:

  • $50 application fee
  • $668 per credit
  • $298 graduation fee

Excludes books or other fees
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Format:

Entirely Online


Transfer Credits:

Up to 12 Credits

Questions?

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