Master of Science in Information Technology

Expand your Education as a Tech Leader

Technology has become an integral part of our lives. We carry smart phones in our pockets, drive cars that utilize sophisticated software, and are connected to the entire world through any number of convenient yet advanced technologies. Creating this experience isn’t easy; it takes teams of professionals working together to solve problems, create solutions, and keep everything working as designed.

Our Master of Science in Information Technology program is designed to help IT professionals gain management-level knowledge of current technology concepts and tools, in addition to advancing or formalizing a technical skill set to move from a mid-level technical position to a technical lead or even into another field.

You can tailor the MSIT program to your career goals by choosing a specialization in Cloud and Networking Infrastructure Management, General Information Management, Information Technology Project Management, or Network Risk Management and Control.

The MSIT program is designed and taught by experienced technology professionals to ensure that it’s aligned with current industry needs. The coursework takes you through a broad range of topics such as networks, mobile computing, database management, and information security. You will learn about project management, contingency planning, and IP law so that you are prepared to take on technology-related leadership roles in government and private organizations. Additionally, you’ll learn about the design of technological information systems, computing systems, and the principles of computer hardware and software components.

At Northcentral University, you can complete your Master of Science in Information Technology program 100% online. You’ll be able to interact with your professors and get the personal attention you deserve thanks to our unique one-to-one learning model.

Career Potential*

  • Computer and Information Systems Managers
  • Computer and Information Research Scientists
  • Computer Systems Analysts
  • Information Security Analysts
  • Software Developers, Applications
  • Software Developers, Systems Software
  • Computer Network Architects
*Positions may require additional experience, training and other factors beyond successfully completing this degree program. Many roles may also require state licensure, and it is the responsibility of the student to ensure that all licensure requirements are met.

Program at a Glance
4 Professionally Relevant Specializations
Total Credit Hours: 30 Credit Hours
Courses: 10 Courses
Recommended Completion Time: 16 Months
Next Start Date: Every Monday
Classroom Size:  One