MS Information Systems vs. MS Information Technology — Which Program is Right For You?

Information Technology or Information Systems: Choosing The Career Path That’s Right For You

There is often confusion between information technology (IT) and information systems (IS) — many people even use the terms interchangeably. And while there is crossover in knowledge and skillsets, each field has its own focus and function. As such, it’s important to know the difference between the two before committing to a career path.

Below we’ll show you the similarities and differences between these two tech-related fields as viewed through each master’s degree program at the University of Cincinnati Online.

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Whether you’re interested in establishing corporate intranets, fending off cyber attacks, or supporting business growth through big data, UC Online has the degree to support you.

Ready to learn more? Dive deeper into our information technology and information systems offerings to discover how you can achieve your goals with a degree from the University of Cincinnati Online; or take the first step in advancing your career by starting your application today.

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