The Master of Science Information Technology (MSIT) degree program is designed to advance the professional careers of technologists in the field of information technology. The program incorporates the overall infrastructure and implementation of information technology initiatives. The importance of managing information technology projects is the main theme of the program and involves the integration of technology, people, and strategic development. Several aspects of information technology, such as emerging technologies, the IoT, and analytics are investigated to provide graduates with advanced insight into the field of information technology.
Westcliff University’s mission for the Master of Science in Information Technology is to prepare students for leadership roles in technology, science, government, and engineering-based companies and entities. Students will develop and practice skills that sustain projects in Information Technology for the attainment of organizational goals that promote and sustain competitive advantage, while benefiting the field of Information Technology, Computer Science, and Engineering as a whole by solving complex business problems related to contemporary industry issues.
MSIT Program Description
The Master of Science Information Technology (MSIT) degree program provides a holistic perspective to the field of Information Technology to ensure that students develop knowledge about a vast array of technology that drives 21st century business. The curriculum provides an amalgam of technical and management knowledge required to properly implement and manage strategies in IT security to protect technology assets, infrastructure, and data analytics. Current Information Technologist will enhance their technical acumen and learn how to collect, analyze, and interpret business intelligence relevant to their respective fields.
The Master of Science Information Technology is a 36 credit program consisting of 12 courses (3 credits each) that is taken over the course of 24 months.