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Information Technology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (WUR) Helotes, TX, United States
The Master of Science degree in Information Technology (MSIT) provides information systems and computer science professionals with the opportunity to acquire technical knowledge in a variety of specialized information technology fields, and the management skills to create, plan, organize, lead and control information technology in their organizations.  

Overview

The Master of Science in Information Technology program is designed to provide information system and computer science professionals with essential management skill and knowledge about creating, planning, and organizing, leading and controlling information technology.  The program strives to meet the growing global demand for managers who can draw upon a unique combination of technical and managerial skills to assess, manage, and bring advances in information technology in the form of innovative products and services.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Software Engineering
  • Database Management Systems
  • Networks
  • Performance Evaluation
  • Electronic Commerce and Web Site Design
  • Software Engineering Management
  • Object Oriented Analysis and Design
  • Introduction to Voice and Data Security
  • Security Risk Analysis
  • Secure Network Designs
  • Security Incident Response
  • Computer Forensics
  • Cyber Law
  • Policy Assurance for Infrastructure Assurance
  • Information Resource Management
  • Secure Software Design
  • Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition
  • Principles of Database Management
  • Introduction to Data Mining
  • Internship in Information Technology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

Application Requirements:

  • A degree seeking applicant must meet university wide requirements.
  • A complete Graduate Studies application.
  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended. All international transcripts must be recorded in English or officially translated to English.
  • GMAT or GRE tests scores are required.
  • A resume is optional.
  • Letters of Recommendation are optional.
  • A Statement of Purpose is required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25078 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25078 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    25078 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25078 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    8246 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8246 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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