Online Master of Science in Information Technology
The master’s in information technology degree helps you develop advanced technology competencies that apply to in-demand knowledge areas like cybersecurity, information systems and networking, preparing you for a range of careers in the public and private sectors.
Next start date: 08/18/2022
Total classes: 10
Weeks per class: 7.5-15
Total credit hours: 30
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What will I learn in an information technology masters degree?
The master’s in information technology degree improves your ability to conceptualize, organize and realize information technology projects for stakeholders and users. The coursework of this IT master’s degree emphasizes core technologies and allows you to select from two areas of specialization: computer architecture and information security or information systems management and systems development.
Why earn a master’s in information technology?
A master’s degree in IT will help you become more competitive in the technology job market, which continues to grow with candidates. A graduate degree in information technology also gives you the opportunity to specialize in certain fields of IT, and can prime you for management and leadership positions. Earn practical experience while studying information technology by building a portfolio and completing an applied project. This brings together the knowledge and abilities you’ve developed.
Will my master's in information technology say 'online'?
No, Arizona State University’s diplomas don’t specify whether you earn your degree online or in person. All diplomas and transcripts simply say “Arizona State University.” That’s because ASU Online students learn from the same faculty and receive the same course content as in-person students receive.
Online masters in information technology courses
Total of 30 credit hours and a portfolio. Students should see the academic unit for a complete list of approved coursework. Focus area electives total 15-18 credits.
Principles of Computer and Information Technology Architecture
Advanced Information Systems Security
Advanced Database Management Systems
Software Development for Information Technology
Middleware Programming and Data Base Security
Security Analysis 1
Developing Security Policy
Systems Administration of UNIX
What can I do with a master’s in information technology?
An information technology master’s degree can open the door to senior and leadership positions in the IT field. Graduates can compete for roles that focus on everything from network architecture to modeling information systems.Common career pursuits for graduates include roles in data analysis, security, architecture, and network management.
Requirements for masters in information technology
Applicants to the Master of Science in information technology program must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering.
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