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The Master of Science in Information Technology degree requires successful completion of thirty-two semester hours of graduate coursework. Students must take four core courses in the areas of management of information organizations, user needs assessment, information systems management, and usability analysis. Students choose additional courses either from one or more areas of specialization or by designing an individualized program of study that best meets their career goals. Courses are offered in several areas of specialization: technology and networking, large-scale data management, user-centered design, web design, and leadership and management. Additional specializations are developed according to professional needs. For more information about the MS program, visit the Information Technology website.


Accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Method of Delivery


Time or Location Requirements

Courses generally have a synchronous online class meeting time scheduled one night on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday from either 6pm - 8pm ET or 8pm - 10pm ET. Weekly synchronous class meetings are required attendance and students can participate from anywhere they have a reliable internet connection with a headset/microphone connection. For more information about online education with the School of Information, please visit the Information Technology website.

Time to Completion

Course work for the master's degree must be completed within 7 years from the time the student first registers for graduate credit. It is recommended that students take 2 courses for a total of 6 credit hours each semester. This allows most students to finish the program in approximately six semesters (2 years).


For more information on how to apply to the Master of Science in Information Technology program, please visit the Information Technology website.


The cost of this program is equal to tuition and fees for the Academic Year 2018-19 as stated on the Student Business Services website, plus a per credit hour distance learning fee (fees vary by course). Special market rates may be available. Contact the department for more specific fee information relative to student status and location.

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