Online Master of Science in Information Technology Program

Online MS in Information Technology

The Master of Science in Information Technology (MS-IT) prepares you for a career in information technology in various business settings.

Occupations like computer and information systems managers are on the upswing – with about an 18% growth expected between 2010-2020. (Source: Spring 2012 BLS Occupational Outlook Quarterly)

Through Grantham’s convenient, 100% online format and professionally relevant courses, you will be introduced to how information flows through an enterprise and is presented with effective uses of technology and its applications. This graduate degree program examines information technology with an emphasis on strategies for applying technology both effectively and profitably.

MS Information Technology Program Outcomes

At the successful completion of the program, you will be able to:

  • Design and develop information systems and software
  • Analyze a problem, identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution
  • Design, implement and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs
  • Evaluate ebusiness, network system designs, emerging technology, and project management
  • Analyze professional, ethical, legal, security, and social issues and responsibilities
  • Implement strategic planning in the area of information technology
  • Analyze telecommunications and data communications
  • Recognize the need for, and an ability to engage in, continuing professional development
  • Use current techniques, skills and tools necessary for computing practice
  • Work effectively in business applications of information systems, as well as in the full lifecycle of information systems – from requirements through implementation and maintenance

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Course Highlights & Curriculum

Credit Hour Breakdown

MS-IT Credit Hours 36
Total Credit Hours 36

Curriculum Highlights

Course Number Course Title
BA685 eBusiness
BA535 Telecommunications
BA665 Data Communications
BA545 Emerging Technologies
BA675 Systems Design
BA525 Information Systems Strategic Planning

Full curriculum

CourseTitleCredits
BA515Management of Information Syst3
BA525Info Systs Strategic Planning3
BA535Telecommunications3
BA545Emerging Technologies3
BA599Capstone Project3
BA645Project Management Essentials3
BA647Proj Mgmt Integration Framewrk3
BA649IT Project Management3
BA665Data Communications3
BA675Systems Design3
BA685eBusiness3
BA696Network Systems Design3
Program and core:36
Electives (0):0
Total:36

Additional online degree details

Degree level:Masters
Delivery method:Online
Availability:Available
Starts:Weekly
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Career Information

Computer information systems managers supervise the programming, support and analyst departments of an organization. They work in the planning and developing process of all implementation phases of computer activities, including installing software and hardware, design programming, networking, and Internet maintenance. They set tasks and delegate responsibilities and are essentially on top of the latest updates in technology news and advancement to help the organization stay competitive.

10-year Job Growth

In the next 10 years, the computer and information systems field is projected to grow by more than 55,800 positions, which is an 18% increase.

  • 363,700
  • 307,900
  • 2010
  • 2020
Total number of new jobs and replacement jobs
Year total jobs is an estimate

Average Salaries

  • The top 10% earn$166,400
  • The median earn$115,780
  • The lower 10% earn$71,420
* Total compensation includes bonus. Salaries listed are dependent on prior experiences as well as the number of years of seniority.
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