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Computer Information Technology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
, KY, | Online
The Master of Science in Computer Information Technology transcends basic IT principles and prepares students to make a deeper impact on the IT workplace. Graduates move beyond mere doing and are equipped to teach, lead, and create.

About

The Master of Science in Computer Information Technology goes beyond just technology and will cultivate a deep insight into contemporary I.T. so graduates can teach, lead and create. Careers in this field include advanced positions such as: Network Systems Administrator, Technical Support Specialist, Web Administrator and Hardware Installations Supervisor.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Computer Forensics
  • Web Server Administration
  • Network Design/Troubleshooting
  • Advanced Windows System Administration
  • Storage Administration
  • Advanced Network and System Administration
  • Securing Computer Systems
  • Cybersecurity Capstone

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Blended, Online

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • Complete the online application for graduate admission.
  • Pay the non-refundable application fee ($40)
  • Submit official transcript of all college level work, from a regionally accredited institution. 
  • For international students: show proof of financial support
  • Letter of Introduction/Purpose
  • Resume

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    943 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 943 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National Applies to you

    738 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 738 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State Applies to you

    613 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 613 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
Tuition Per credit hour rate for online programs:  $653 

Living costs for Highland Heights

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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