Information Technology (Master of Science)
The Master of Science in Information Technology program is designed for IT professionals looking to become leaders in the field. Emphasis is placed on current and emerging tech trends and systems, and developing communication skills for successful collaboration with business managers, technology managers, software developers, and consultants. The program is a 36-credit program for working professionals. Students select from two concentration tracks to specialize in: technical track which focuses on software engineering and programming or an option to do a concentration in the growing field of health and medical informatics. The current program offers personalized advising, flexibility and 8 starts per academic year. There is no GRE/GMAT required for the program.
Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 36
Core Course Requirements - 24 Credits
*Students complete 8 core courses (24 credits) of the 10 core courses listed.
Concentration Requirements - 12 Credits
Health and Medical Informatics Concentration
Upon completion of the program, students will:
- Identify and explain the techniques and tools of leading an IT organizational function.
- Design and manage IT solutions to solve complicated business problems.
- Design and develop IT solutions for enterprise business needs.
- Identify, evaluate, and select appropriate hardware and software solutions. Use current technologies, tools, software systems, modern computing platforms, and apply best practices to develop real-world solutions for specific problems (e.g., applications, deployments, etc.)