M.Sc. On Campus

Applied Information Technology

12 months
1105 USD/credit 33150 USD/year
1105 USD/credit 33150 USD/year
613 USD/credit 18390 USD/year
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Applied Information Technology (AIT)  at Towson University is the study, design, development, implementation and support of information systems to solve the major challenges in today's work environment.  


Graduate students can update and enhance their skills in a full range of areas, including systems development, IT project management and business analysis. Students complete the requirements for one or more graduate certificates as they work toward completing their degrees. These post-baccalaureate certificate programs are applied programs that focus on the most relevant and timely topics in the field, including:

  • database management systems — design and develop database systems and learn to manage a large database system
  • information security and assurance — implement and support computer-based information systems with a focus on securing information
  • information systems management — learn information systems processes and understand the central function of technology in managing organizational processes and achieving objectives
  • internet application development — create and apply the latest information systems capabilities for the Internet
  • networking technologies — develop and implement the design requirements of a successful networked environment
  • software engineering — study, design, develop, implement and support computer-based information systems

Build Your Degree

Towson University students can complete requirements for one of six graduate certificates and can take an additional six graduate-level courses to complete the M.S. in applied information technology. The Applied Information Technology curriculum is designed to train students in the most current information technology needs and practices. Its six certificates can be earned in a year, increasing the marketability of students immediately. Students also can gain work experience with information technology companies through a graduate assistantship program. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Information Technology Infrastructure
  • Systems Development Process
  • Database Management Systems
  • Advanced Database Management Systems
  • Case Studies In Database Management Systems
  • Information Technology Infrastructure
  • Systems Development Process
  • Information Systems Vulnerability And Risk Analysis
  • Network Security
  • Case Studies In Information Security
  • Information Technology Infrastructure
  • Systems Development Process
  • Information Technology And Business Strategy
  • Information Technology Project Management
  • Case Studies In Information Systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university*
  • A minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.00 for full admission and 2.75 for conditional admission.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33150 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1105 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    33150 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1105 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    18390 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 613 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Towson

1797 - 3043 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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