Information Technology - Online

University of Cincinnati

M.Sc. Online
24 months
26644 USD/year
26644 USD/year
14902 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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Information Technology - Online prgram offered by the University of Cincinnati is one of the fastest growing disciplines in graduate education today.


The reason is simple - every industry needs IT. We live in a networked, electronic world and rely on always available, secure systems to live, work, and play. We have electronic classrooms, health records, manufacturing, etc. The field of IT is responsible for building, managing, and securing these global systems. There is no other field of study that cuts through so many domains and has such an impact on the world.

University of Cincinnati's Master of Science in Information Technology - Online gives you the hands-on skills to immediately solve problems in all of these industries. Mobile and social applications and security are the top industry concerns today. With our world increasingly becoming electronic, we must work within mobile and social networks and secure all of the information transferred and stored every day. The online MSIT program offers coursework in cybersecurity, IT infrastructure, mobile development, and human computer interatction to prepare students to secure software applications, networks, and systems or transform our digital lives. These skills are a vital part of every organization.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Information Security and Assurance
  • Database Management with SQL Server 
  • Computer Programming with Java 
  • System Administration
  • Information Technology Graduate Seminar

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from a college or university by a regional or general accrediting agency.
  • Transcripts of all college or university grades. Note: for the application you may upload unofficial transcripts; however, if admitted, you will need to submit your official transcripts.
  • Current resume or curriculum vitae
  • Two letters of reference from individuals who know you professionally or academically
  • A personal statement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26644 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26644 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    26644 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26644 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    14902 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14902 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.


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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Information Technology - Online
University of Cincinnati


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