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.
Return on investment of the highly ranked online MS IT program is high. UC tuition is very affordable comparing to other similar programs.
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!
“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!”
Yes. The vast majority of our students work throughout their time in their academic program. It is important to assess course load and financial aid to understand how to balance school and working.
If possible, students may cut down on their work hours during a clinical portion of a program.
Yes. Many of our students qualify for some type of financial aid.
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Programs can be completed full-time or part-time. Many programs are set up to be part-time, with most containing fewer than 10 credit hours in any given semester. We know you have a lot going on, so want to make sure that school can fit into your schedule. Note: There are some exceptions.
Yes. Our online students are no different from our on-campus students in that way. You get a specific ID that you can use to navigate different systems at UC and for potential student discounts.
At UC Online, we pride ourselves in admitting highly qualified students and helping them achieve their dreams and goals. To do this, we assign a Student Success Coordinator to help each student navigate what is needed to get their degree. Our goal is always to get 100% of students to graduate, but ultimately graduation depends on the student and the amount of work they are willing to put in to get their degree.
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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