Students who select the online Master of Science in Information Technology obtain advanced technology skills in networking, cybersecurity, and information systems that prepare them for careers in industry, education or government.

Some courses are offered in 7.5 week sessions.
Multiple enrollment sessions throughout the year.
Required number of credits to complete this degree.

The online Master of Science in Information Technology program is designed to improve the technical skills of those students wishing to increase their knowledge of today’s cyber system infrastructure. This online program provides more technical depth in areas of networking, information systems, and cybersecurity to better support information technology related disciplines within engineering, education, or government agencies.

The Information Technology program focuses on developing the ability to conceptualize, organize and realize information technology projects that meet the needs of users within an organizational or societal context. Program coursework encompasses core technologies and a specialization area with a culminating portfolio or project.

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Next Start Date:

08/22/2019
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According to U.S. News & World Report, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering undergraduate degree programs are ranked in the top 25% percent of programs. Of the 320+ faculty members, the majority have been honored with the highest awards in their fields. Faculty milestones include:

  • Nobel Laureate
  • National Academy of Engineering members
  • National Academy of Sciences members
  • National Academy of Inventors members
  • National Academy of Construction members
  • More than 55 young investigator awards received in the last 10 years.

Program Summary

Total Hours:

30

Related Careers

Graduates with an ASU Online Master of Science of Information Technology have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Requirements

Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering.

Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree in information technology, computer science, applied computing, engineering or a closely related field from a regionally accredited college or university.

Applicants must have a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative GPA (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 hours of a student's first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum of 3.00 cumulative GPA (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.

All applicants must submit:

  1. Graduate admission application and application fee
  2. Official transcripts
  3. GRE test scores
  4. Proof of English language proficiency

Additional Application Information

An applicant whose native language is not English (regardless of current residency) must provide proof of English proficiency.

GRE Waiver Request is available for applicants with five years of professional work experience in the area of information technology.

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