12 months
32500 USD/year
32500 USD/year
17776 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Science (MS) in Information Technology from The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley prepares students for positions in industry and education, enhances skills for the practicing professional, and supplies a foundation for study at the doctoral level. 


Students with a bachelor’s degree in any field may enter the program. 

Key Features 

  • The Information Technology program at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley provides a broad foundation of study in information technology, as well as offering in-depth study in the areas of algorithms, databases, data mining and warehousing, information retrieval, networks, multimedia, interactive systems, and software engineering. 
  • A core of information technology courses is required, together with additional prescribed elective courses. Other electives and graduate courses in other departments may also be completed.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Open Problems in Computer Science and Information Technology
  • Foundations of Software and Programming Systems for Information Technology
  • Principles of Information Technology Systems
  • Foundations of Algorithms and Programming Languages
  • E-Commerce Systems and Implementation
  • Applied Database Systems
  • Advanced Database Design and Implementation
  • Advanced Computer Networks

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Students are encouraged to apply at least 2 months before classes start to ensure a timely application review. 


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a bachelor’s degree in another field and courses and/or experience that prepare the applicant for graduate work in Computer Science or Information Technology.
  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended (must be submitted directly to UTRGV).
  • Letter of Intent detailing professional goals and reasons for pursuing the graduate degree.
  • Resume.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32500 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    32500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32500 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • In-State

    17776 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17776 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Texas City

882 - 1634 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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