Information Technology, M.S.
This course may be taken prior to or during the same term.
|Degree:||Master of Science (M.S.)|
Building 4, Room 326
|College:||Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering|
|Semester Hours Required For Degree: 30|
The Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT) program will prepare students for leadership roles in the IT sector. This program will train the next generation of IT professionals who are interested in broadening and gaining deeper knowledge of new and emerging technologies. The program will provide students with a strong foundational core of theoretical knowledge as well as deeper knowledge and skills through elective courses.
In addition to the University graduate admission requirements described in the Admissions section of the catalog, the department bases decisions for regular admission on a holistic review of credentials in which the following criteria are used to assess the potential success of each applicant:
- Minimum undergraduate institutional GPA of 3.0.
- Undergraduate degree major.
- Submission of a resume or CV.
- The applicant’s motivation for pursuit of a Master of Science in Information Technology degree, extent of related work experience in the field, and future goals related to the attainment of a Master of Science in Information Technology degree described in a letter of intent written by the applicant.
- Contact information for two academic or professional references who can address the applicant’s ability to succeed in our graduate program.
- Submission of any professional or industry certifications earned by the applicant (optional).
If an applicant does not meet the above requirements, they may be considered for conditional admission. Please contact the department for more information.
- An applicant may be fully admitted if the student has all required undergraduate proficiency courses.
- An applicant may be provisionally admitted subject to completing the following required undergraduate proficiency courses:
With the approval of the department, a maximum of six credit hours may be transferred into the program.
The Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT) program prepares students for leadership roles in the IT sector. This program will train the next generation of IT professionals who are interested in broadening and gaining deeper knowledge of new and emerging technologies. The program will provide students with a strong foundational core of theoretical knowledge as well as deeper knowledge and skills through elective courses.
All courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.
|Programming for Information Technology|
|Trends in Data Analytics|
|Trends in Information Technology|
|Network Performance Monitoring and Security|
|Information Technology Capstone Seminar (normally 3 sh in two consecutive semesters)|
|Thesis (normally 3 sh in two consecutive semesters)|
|Electives (Choose 3) - Other courses at the 5000 or 6000 level that are not shown here may be taken with advisor and department chair approval.||9|
|Advanced Big Data Analytics|
|Enterprise Information Technology Risk Management|
|Cloud Computing Architecture and Security|
|Advanced Database Systems|
|MBA Foundations: Financial Management I|
|MBA Foundations: Financial Management II|
|Human Factors Psychology|
|Healthcare Data Analysis Using Python|
|Big Data Mining: A Managerial Perspective|
|Information Security Auditing and Control|
|Advanced Business Data Management|
|Advanced Business Intelligence Applications|
|Management and Organizational Behavior|