Online Master of Science in Information Technology

This STEM-designated, online program allows you the freedom and flexibility to pursue your education when it’s most convenient for you. The online Masters of Science (MS) in Information Technology program can be completed over 20 months by taking two courses per semester year-round. You’ll enter the program with a cohort of students, providing an instant network of support and professional networking.

Online program

Online program

Cohort model designed to build professional network

Cohort model designed to build professional network

Fall admission

Fall admission

Key Features:

  • Understand the data communications and telecommunications requirements necessary to support Managed IT and cloud computing services.
  • Learn systems development processes.
  • Understand programming concepts and e-commerce.
  • Build practical knowledge in the rapidly growing field of cybersecurity and cyberinsurance.
  • Learn the accounting and managerial aspects of an information technology organization.
  • Enhance your written and oral communication skills.


As an MSIT Online student, you will be required to complete 30 units of coursework with a minimum GPA of 3.0. This is a part-time only program; international students with full-time student visa requirements are not eligible to apply. Before starting the program, you must complete the orientation seminar, Boot-up Camp. You’ll also be required to attend the end-of-the-year seminar to assess your progress. You may choose between Management and Data Science as concentration options.There may also be optional on-campus review sessions. Please visit the University Catalog for additional course descriptions and prerequisites.

Cohort Format

You will learn collaboratively with a cohort of working professionals. Together, you’ll follow the same year-round schedule taking two courses per semester over 20 months. You’ll have the support of your fellow cohort and establish your Mihaylo network from the very beginning of your educational journey.

Prerequisites and Admission Requirements

  • Gmat or GRE exam
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Professional résumé
  • Statement of purpose
  • Leadership and creativity statement
  • Official transcripts

There are no required prerequisite courses for this program. Work experience in the IT field is recommended.

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Department of Information Systems   Decision Sciences

Dr. Pramod Pandya, program director, lecturer

 Last Published 8/2/17