MS Information Technology

December 15, 2020
January 11, 2021

Master of Science in Information Technology

Today’s information technology (IT) professionals are a diverse mix of people who work in a variety of roles – some you have likely heard of and many you may not know. From software architects to social application developers to network administrators and cybersecurity analysts, millions of people working in technology are thriving in public and private companies, small and large enterprises, and nonprofits.

Through this innovative online Master in Information Technology degree program (ranked #10 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report), you’ll study user experience design, learn how to create mobile applications, take a deep dive into how network forensics work and much more. From cybersecurity through systems administration and social media technologies, our comprehensive IT curriculum prepares you for a fulfilling career in technology.

Learning about new technology and how it can be used to solve our most important issues is the driving force for those who pursue a Master of Information Technology degree — and UC Online’s MSIT program enables you to work on a flexible schedule and earn your degree in as little as one year!  There are other specialty areas in the wide world of IT, including programming, web development, robotics, game design and artificial intelligence. The career possibilities are nearly limitless, with positions spanning the spectrum from entry-level to the executive track.

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

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

The University of Cincinnati is also now home to the Ohio Cyber Range, a virtual environment where participants can learn about cybersecurity and practice defending networks against threats of all kinds.

The University of Cincinnati is  ranked #1 in Ohio and #16 nationally as a online college leader by

Our professional focused curriculum enables you to study part-time while working and graduate with your master’s degree in less than 24 months. You complete the coursework 100% online, no campus visits are required. This IT program is open to people from a variety of backgrounds, bridge courses are available.

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

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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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