MS Information Technology

August 01, 2019
August 26, 2019

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Online Master in Information Technology Degree

UC Online’s Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT) program, Top 11 in the country by U.S. News& World Report, is offered entirely online and can be completed in as little as one year! Learning about new technology and how it can be used to solve our most important issues is the driving force behind those who pursue careers in information technology.

University of Cincinnati is one of only a few institutions in the country to have National Security Agency(NSA)-sponsored two National Centers of Academic Excellence(CAE) in both cyber defense and cyber operations. The centers and the MSIT program are housed in School of IT. UC School of IT received multiple grants from the NSA after the designation to support cyber security education program. MSIT Program Director, PhD. Chengcheng Li, is also the director for the cyber defense center. Professor Li along with many other high-caliber IT faculty are the core teaching faculty for the Online MSIT program.

MS IT curriculum contains many excellent courses in different focuses, such as Infrastructure, Social Networking, Mobile Application, Systems Administration. With options to complete the Master’s in IT online in 1 year or 2 years, you can decide what is the best for you. No GRE or previous IT background is required to apply. MSIT program offers bridge courses for students without an IT background. These courses prepare students for higher level courses.

Tuition Cost

Return on investment of the highly ranked online MS IT program is high. UC tuition is very affordable comparing to other similar programs.

In-State Out-of-State
Application Fee $65 $70
Part-Time Per Credit Tuition $724 $739
Full-time Per Semester Tuition (10+hours/semester) $7,234 $7,384
Degree Total with Bridge Courses (Part- Time) $30,408 $31,038
Degree Total (Standard 30 hours Part-Time) $21,720 $22,170


Best Online Programs - Grad Computer Information Technology 2019 - U.S. News and World Report

UC Online’s Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT) program is ranked #11 in the country by US News & World Report. It is offered entirely online and can be completed in as little as one year!

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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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The University of Cincinnati is one of the first institutions to offer online courses. Innovation in education is at the forefront of what we do. We have expanded the convenience and quality of our online learning to online degree programs. Today, we offer nearly 100 degrees from undergraduate to doctoral programs.

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