M.Sc. On Campus

Information Technology

Hood College

24 months
590 USD/credit 8850 USD/year
590 USD/credit 8850 USD/year
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The Information Technology program at the Hood College prepares technical professionals—and those aspiring to a computer technology career—to implement smart information system solutions in the 21st century business environment. Students come from around the globe to this Frederick, Maryland school specifically for the IT program.


Program Overview

Explore current IT issues

The Information Technology curriculum deepens knowledge of the procedures, tools and standards used in systems engineering and integration. Students learn object-oriented design and methodology, and the design and implementation of databases, telecommunications and computer networks. They also explore current trends and issues and in the process gain valuable insights into IT’s role in day-to-day business operations.

Boost professional marketability

Grounded in a thorough understanding of the management aspects of IT engineering, graduates leave Hood ready to tackle complex IT-based challenges in business, industry, government, education, medicine and other fields. Along the way toward the master’s degree, many also obtain a certificate in Cybersecurity, the first step toward a career as an information security specialist or manager.

Part-time or full-time at the Hood College

By taking one or two courses a semester, students can complete the 30-credit program in three years. Or as full-time students, they can take combination of hybrid and on-campus classes and graduate in 18 months. Both formats provide instruction from highly qualified faculty and adjunct instructors with proven IT experience.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contemporary Issues in Information Technology
  • Data Analytics and Business Data Mining
  • Systems Engineering and Integration
  • Applied Database Systems
  • Telecommunications and Networking
  • Information Systems Security

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Students applying to the M.S. in Information Technology program must submit the following to the Graduate School:

  • One copy of official transcripts from each institution attended
  • A résumé of work experience
  • An essay of background experience and future goals

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 590 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    8850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 590 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Frederick

950 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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