Curriculum

The curriculum includes a total of 12 graduate courses (36 credits) total. Students will take eight core courses and four elective courses in their specialized track. Students can obtain a general MSIT degree by selecting elective courses across tracks. Students with backgrounds that are not in Information Technology (IT) or business may need foundation courses which do not count towards the 36 credits required for the degree.

Information Technology Core Courses

You will complete the eight Information Technology core courses below (24 credits).

  • IT 508 Information Technology Management
  • IT 509 Data Management
  • IT 510 Software Planning and Development
  • IT 511 Data Communications and Networking
  • IT 512 Project Management
  • IT 513 Information Security
  • IT 514 Distributed Systems
  • IT 515 Organizational Behavior

Information Technology Electives

You will complete four elective courses (12 credits) from either of the following two tracks to specialize in Information Technology Management or Data Analytics. Alternatetively, students can obtain a general MSIT degree by selecting four elective courses across both tracks.

Track 1: Information Technology Management
  • IT 520 IT Strategy and Business Value
  • IT 521 Healthcare Information Technologies
  • IT 522 Enterprise Systems
  • IT 523 IT Architecture and Infrastructure
  • IT 524 Emergent Technologies and Issues
  • IT 582 Special Topics
  • IT 590 Internship
  • IT 599 IT Project (track-related)
Track 2: Data Analytics
  • IT 530 Principles of Data Analytics
  • IT 531 Data Mining
  • IT 532 Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence
  • IT 533 Big Data Technologies
  • IT 582 Special Topics
  • IT 590 Internship
  • IT 599 IT Project (track-related)

 

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