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College of Business & Information Technology

Online master's degrees in information technology

Advance your skills in information technology听

Learn career-relevant skills to add to your resum茅 and pursue leadership roles with our online master鈥檚 degrees in information technology. You鈥檒l learn how to develop and manage information systems, analyze and design data sets, or implement cybersecurity frameworks and policies in real-world environments. You鈥檒l also gain critical, analytical and systems thinking skills designed to help prepare you for diverse roles.

The best part? Our courses are 100% online, giving you the flexibility to earn your master鈥檚 degree on your schedule. Plus, you鈥檒l learn from accomplished professionals who work in the computer science industry and bring a hands-on perspective and practical knowledge to the classroom.听听

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Find the information technology master's degree for you

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The number of times a year you can start your degree based on your schedule.

36-39

(varies by program)

The number of credits required to complete a master鈥檚 degree in information technology with UOPX.

(varies by program)

12-18 months

(varies by program)

The program length for a master鈥檚 degree in information technology with UOPX.

(varies by program)

Watch our Master's Q&A Webinar

七色视频 understands that life happens and that schedules are fluid. But no worries, because we recorded the Master鈥檚 Q&A Webinar so you can watch it when it fits your busy life. We encourage you to check it out and learn about important topics and commonly asked questions that many potential master鈥檚 students have.听

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Gain valuable skills in core master鈥檚 degree in information technology courses

MASTER OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS

  • Communication
  • Information technology
  • Management
  • Operations
  • Strategic planning

MASTER OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS (COMPETENCY-BASED)

  • Communication
  • Information technology
  • Management
  • Operations
  • Strategic planning

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN CYBERSECURITY

  • Cybersecurity
  • Security policies听听
  • Vulnerability

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN DATA SCIENCE

  • Information systems
  • Data analysis
  • Data management
  • Strategic planning听

Earn career-relevant skills in weeks 鈥 not years

Get value from your education before you even graduate. Update your听resum茅 and LinkedIn profile with learned skills when you complete every 5- or 6-week course in our associate, bachelor's and master's programs.

Build skills on your way to your degree

Job outlook for master鈥檚 degree in information technology graduates

BLS CATEGORY: Computer and Information Systems Managers

JOB GROWTH: 15%

job growth for computer and information systems managers is projected to be much faster than average between 2022 and 2032.

JOB TITLES:

  • Information Systems Director听
  • Information Systems Manager

BLS CATEGORY: Computer and Information Systems Managers

JOB GROWTH: 15%

job growth for computer and information systems managers is projected to be much faster than average between 2022 and 2032.

JOB TITLES:

  • Application Development Director
  • Computing Services Manager
  • Data Processing Manager
  • IS Supervisor, Manager or Director
  • IT Manager or Director

BLS CATEGORY: Computer and Information Systems Managers

JOB GROWTH: 15%

job growth for computer and information systems managers is projected to be much faster than average between 2022 and 2032.

JOB TITLES:

  • Information Systems Director听
  • Information Systems Manager

BLS CATEGORY: Information Security Analysts

JOB GROWTH: 32%

job growth for information security analysts is projected to be much faster than average between 2022 and 2032.

JOB TITLES:

  • Network Security Analyst
  • Information Systems Security Analyst听
  • Systems Analyst
  • Security Analyst
  • Information Security Officer

Curriculum for our master鈥檚 degrees in information technology听

Master of Information Systems听

You鈥檒l take 12 core courses with program-specific knowledge to help you gain the confidence and skills needed in the tech industry. The coursework includes topics like: IT infrastructure, systems analysis and development, enterprise models, project management, IT architecture, data analysis and business analytics.听

Master of Information Systems (Competency-Based)

You鈥檒l take 12 core courses with program-specific knowledge to help you gain the confidence and skills needed in the tech industry. This competency-based program requires students to have a bachelor鈥檚 degree in a related field and three years of experience within the past 10 years in a business/IT environment. The curriculum includes topics like: IT infrastructure, systems analysis and development, enterprise models, project management, IT architecture, data analysis and business analytics.听

Master of Science in Cybersecurity

You鈥檒l take 7 core courses and 6 degree electives with program-specific knowledge to help you gain the confidence and skills needed in the cybersecurity industry. Your degree electives are organized into two tracks: leadership/auditing and tactical cyber. The coursework includes topics like: advanced cybersecurity, secure software development, cloud security, cyber ethics, secure programming and cryptography.听听

Master of Science in Data Science

] You鈥檒l take 12 core courses with program-specific knowledge to help you gain the confidence and skills needed in the data science field. The curriculum includes topics like: data science, database management, data analysis and business analytics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, data modeling and data visualization.听

Tuition and financial aid

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Ways to pay 鈥 and save. Explore your options.

From scholarships to transfer credits and federal financial aid for those who qualify, there are a variety of ways to pay for school and save on tuition.听

Financial Aid

Federal Financial Aid is money from the U.S. Department of Education to help you pay for your college tuition and expenses.

Financial Aid

Military or Veteran Benefits

See if you qualify to use veterans鈥 education benefits or tuition assistance to help pay for school.

Military or Veteran Benefits

Scholarships

Starting with your first course, every new qualifying student will be awarded one of our scholarships.

Scholarships

Employer Tuition Discounts

Check if your employer provides tuition assistance, benefits, or reimbursement programs toward your degree.

Employer Tuition Discounts

Student experience

Over 1 million alumni have earned their degrees while balancing work, school and life. So can you.听

Manage Time with Flexible Courses

Manage Time with Flexible Courses

Use Robust Student Resources

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How to听apply for your master鈥檚 degrees in information technology program

Once you鈥檝e selected your degree program, choose your start date from our calendar, apply for free and register before the deadline (usually one week before the program starts). Then you'll speak to an enrollment representative to begin class.

  • No application fee 鈥 no obligation!
  • No SAT, GMAT or essay required
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Meet your college deans

Our college deans focus on developing a career-relevant curriculum. They bring industry experience to the classroom and lead a faculty of academic professionals with one goal in mind鈥攖o help you earn the skills you need to pursue your career.

Kathryn Uhles, Dean

Kathryn Uhles, MSP, MIS

Dean,听College of Business and Information Technology

J.L. Graff, Associate Dean

J.L. Graff, MBA

Associate Dean,听College of Business and Information Technology

Joseph Aranyosi, Associate Dean

Joseph Aranyosi, MFA

Associate Dean,听College of Business and Information Technology

Accreditation

七色视频 has been continually accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), since 1978.

Master's听degrees in information technology FAQs

The program length for our traditional master鈥檚 IT degrees ranges from 17鈥18 months. However, your time to completion could be impacted by other factors, including any breaks you may take in your studies at the University. Our self-paced competency-based master鈥檚 degree in information technology allows you to complete your degree in 12 months depending on how many courses you take each term. But you must meet eligibility requirements to be admitted.

While a master's degree in information technology isn't required for an IT career, it may be beneficial if you want to specialize in a specific area, work in management or get a higher-level role. An advanced degree may also allow you to apply for a broader range of IT jobs.听

A master鈥檚 degree in information technology can prepare you for a range of employment opportunities in the tech industry. Based on the program you chose, potential job titles you can pursue include information systems director, Information systems manager, network security analyst, security analyst, information security officer, computing services director and data processing manager.听

Yes! 七色视频 is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission () since 1978.

You may be able to transfer eligible credits to our online master鈥檚 degree in information technology programs if the university or college you attended is accredited. Speak with an enrollment representative to start the process of evaluation by the University to see if your prior college credits can apply to your program and to request your transcripts.

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