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Information Technology

University of Massachusetts Boston

M.Sc.
18 months
Duration
35980 USD/year
29930 USD/year
18432 USD/year
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Come study in Boston's only public business school. The STEM designated Master of Science Information Technology program from University of Massachusetts Boston can be completed full-time or part-time, with classes that meet primarily in the evenings and online.

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Overview

The Master of Science Information Technology (MSIT) program from the University of Massachusetts Boston  is a 10 course, 30 credit degree program: Required MSIT courses, required MSIT electives, and the required MSIT Capstone course. Four (4) pre-requisite courses must be satisfied or waived through prior relevant coursework, based on a review of transcripts.

International students will be required to maintain full-time student status (minimum of 3 courses per semester). 

Learning Objectives

The learning objectives for the Master of Science Information Technology (MSIT) Program are for students to:

  • Develop a critical understanding of the technical foundation of information systems to support day-to-day business operation.
  • Deploy information technology assets effectively to support business processes and generates competitive advantages.
  • Apply critical thinking and analytic competence to complex information systems problems.
  • Equip students with communication, leadership and team-based skills necessary for successful careers in business environments.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Business Data Communication and Computer Networks 
  •  Object Oriented Information Systems
  •  Database Management Systems 
  •  Systems Analysis and Design  
  •  Enterprise Business Intelligence

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It 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.
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application with application fee
  • Current professional résumé highlighting professional and academic contributions/qualifications.
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended, both undergraduate and graduate. Applicants must have the equivalent of a United States bachelor’s degree to be eligible to apply. All transcripts are required, regardless of whether credits were transferred
  • Official GMAT or GRE scores
  • 2 letters of recommendation from professional or academic references
  • Applicants must provide the name and email address for 2 references as part of the online application
  • Essay

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17990 USD per semester and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    29930 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14965 USD per semester and a duration of 18 months.
  • In-State

    18432 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9216 USD per semester and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

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