What You’ll Learn
The Master of Science in Information Technology requires successful completion of 48 quarter credit hours and can be completed in 1 year (4 quarters). The program is designed to prepare you for today’s unique challenges of working in the field. Through classes taught by accomplished industry professionals, qualified students will gain the specialized education needed to build or advance a promising career in IT.
As part of the online curriculum, critical thinking, effective data analysis, and professional communication skills (both oral and written) are emphasized. You will explore the effective use of current technology and emerging trends, and how to apply them to solve problems for organizations. Your course materials, virtual labs, and assignments will cover a range of topics, including principles of systems evaluation and design, networking, database programming and management, and information security. The Master of Science in IT program culminates in a capstone project where you will put into practice the knowledge and methods you’ve learned.
Through completion of the MS in IT, faculty work with you to develop the skills needed to fulfill the demands of a leadership or management position where you’ll be responsible for meeting user needs through the planning, development, implementation, and management of technological solutions.