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Computer Information Technology, M.Sc.

Computer Information Technology, M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months


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 include:
  • 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 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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:


    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

  • A current resumé.
  • A one-page statement of IT background experience, career goals, and relevant personal interests.
  • Score reports from the general test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). This GRE requirement will be waived if the applicant has earned one of the following:
    • a bachelor’s degree in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) field, with a GPA of 3.0
    • a previous graduate degree from regionally accredited institution; or
    • 12 hours of graduate work at a regionally accredited institution with at least 3.5 GPA.
    • A minimum of 30 graduate credits
    • 6 credits in required Intermediate Core Courses. These classes will be waived if taken as an undergraduate.12 credits in required Advanced Core Courses
  • Tuition Fee

    • International Applies to you

      898 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 898 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
    • National Applies to you

      898 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 898 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
    • In-State Applies to you

      584 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 584 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

    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.


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