MS Information Technology

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May 10, 2021

Overview of Information Technology

Professionals that graduate with a masters in IT work in public and private companies, for small and large enterprises, in a variety of roles – from software architects to cybersecurity analysts.

Learning about new technology and how it can be used to solve the world’s most pressing issues is a driving force for those who pursue a Master of Science in Information Technology degree.

UC Online’s Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT) program is ranked #10 in the country by US News & World Report.

Through UC’s innovative online Master’s in Information Technology degree program, you’ll study user experience design, learn how to create mobile applications, take a deep dive into how network forensics and cybersecurity, and much more. In addition, there are other specialty areas you can pursue, including programming, web development, robotics, game design, and artificial intelligence and span the spectrum of experience levels.

University of Cincinnati’s Master of Science in Information Technology Program

The University of Cincinnati is one of only a few institutions in the country to have a National Security Agency (NSA)-sponsored National Centers of Academic Excellence in both cyber defense and cyber operations.

Our School of Information Technology received several grants from the NSA, National Science Foundation and Ohio state government to support its cybersecurity education program.

We are also home to the Ohio Cyber Range Institute, a virtual environment where participants can learn about cybersecurity and practice defending networks against threats of all kinds.

UC Online’s Master of Science in Information Technology program:

  • Consists of 10 courses, totaling 30 credit hours, and can be completed in less than two years 100% online
  • Is led by a faculty of technology professionals at the forefront of the industry with extensive real-world experience and academic expertise
  • Has a GRE waiver available for qualified applicants
  • Has part-time flexibility
  • Offers bridge courses if students do not have a IT bachelor’s degree or an IT background

Accreditations and Rankings

Accreditations and rankings for a college or university means that it has achieved and maintains high standards in education. These agency accreditations are also maintained in a database by the U.S. Department of Education.

What you can do with a Master’s in Information Technology Online

While it’s hard to predict the technologies that will shape the Information Age in the future, skilled IT workers with experience in current and new technologies will continue to be in demand and IT careers are among the highest paying today.

IT professionals who have earned a Master’s in Information Technology degree online can use their education to distinguish themselves from others in the workforce. An IT masters can lead to a high-paying career like:

  • Chief Data Officer
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Chief Information Security Officer
  • Cloud Architect
  • Computer and Information Research Scientist
  • Computer Network Architect
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Cybersecurity Analyst
  • Data Science/Analytics Manager
  • Information Security Analyst
  • IS/IT Manager
  • IT Risk Manager
  • Management Consultant
  • Video Game Designer

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Student Testimonials
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“I’ve been extremely pleased with my experience so far in the MS IT program here at the University of Cincinnati. The professors have been responsive and available when I’ve needed help, and have designed their courses in ways that encourage online interaction among students. I’m excited to continue my studies and get my degree!”

Andrew H.
Expected to graduate MS IT Spring 2020

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