Your Degree Program
The Master of Science Degree in Information Technology (MSIT) consists of 36 semester hours (12 courses). In addition, you may be required, depending upon your undergraduate degree major, to take 4 foundation courses. Each foundation course is 3 credit hours, for a total of 12 additional hours of transition courses. The transition courses contain material that an undergraduate IT major would have covered. Courses include: data management (database), information security, networking, platforms & operating systems, programming (JAVA) and web development.
In addition to any foundation courses, you will have 5 Core Requirements (15 hours), 1 Required Elective (3 hours - your choice of course from the list), and 6 elective courses (18 hours - your choice of courses from the list).
Dr. Svetlana Peltsverger is the coordinator for the MSIT program and all certificates. At the time you are accepted, please contact Dr. Peltsverger who will then advise you which, if any, transition courses you will need to take. Dr. Peltsverger's contact information is listed under "Contact Information" from the main page.
We also offer 3 graduate certificates. The Graduate IT Foundation Certificate covers all of the foundation courses (12 hours total). The Graduate Certificate in IT Security covers 4 information security courses (12 hours total). The Graduate Certificate in Health Information Technology covers 5 health information courses (15 hours total).
At the time of admittance, you were admitted either into the MSIT program, or one of the Graduate Certificate programs. Please follow the curriculum for the program for which you were admitted.