Program Highlights

Information Technology (IT) is pervasive today and is at the core of almost any business organization. The Master of Science in Information Technology program (MSIT) is designed to provide students with a solid and forward-thinking technical foundation used to effectively plan, design, implement and manage IT solutions and systems. It prepares students to be strong technical leaders, ready to lead IT-enabled organizational change.

The MSIT program targets both technical professionals wishing to advance their career in the field as well as business professionals wishing to gain valuable IT skills needed to transform enterprise operations. The curriculum is carefully designed to combine the study of fundamental theory with sound practice, applying latest technologies and tools to real-world problems in the comfort of the classroom.

Get Experience with Big Data

Providing timely and relevant information requires working with real-world data. Lots of data. Big data. That's why Cal Lutheran students have access to invaluable research resources, including a fully functional data processing cluster and actual, real-world data sets. Learn more

A Growing Job Market

The job market for IT professionals is forecast for continued growth. The Occupational Outlook Handbook places various IT careers in five of the top 20 growth positions nationwide, and in seven of the top 10 positions in terms of job growth in Los Angeles County.

As an MSIT graduate, you will be prepared for a number of positions in the IT field including:

  • Business/Systems Analyst
  • IT Project Manager
  • Data Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • System Developer
  • Information Systems Manager
  • Chief Information Officer
  • IT Consultant
  • Security Consultant
  • Network Analyst/Administrator