M.Sc. Online

Information Technology

Grand Canyon University

24 months
565 USD/credit 9605 USD/year
565 USD/credit 9605 USD/year
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Grand Canyon University’s online Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT) program prepares students for a diverse range of advanced positions within the information technology field. The program is designed to provide students with inventive, hands-on technical skills and real-world leadership abilities necessary to lead IT teams to success.


By expanding your knowledge of the latest technology trends, you can prepare yourself for complex, high-level positions within the technology field. The program offers the opportunity to develop advanced proficiencies through hands-on projects, but additionally goes beyond technical knowledge.

Effective information technology leaders can have an impact on the future of the technology industry. Equip yourself to meet the complex needs of the industry and lead your team into the next generation.


GCU’s online master’s in information technology degree covers the hard technology competencies required for complex IT work. Project-based courses offer the opportunity to get direct experience with these skills before graduating, preparing graduates to employ their abilities in the real world. These hands-on abilities partner with theoretical knowledge, building a strong foundation upon which you can make an impact on the field of technology.

Graduates of the Grand Canyon University’s online master’s in Information Technology program can gain a competitive edge when applying for high-level positions at the leadership, management or even executive levels. Potential job titles include:

  • Analytics manager
  • Chief information officer (CIO)
  • Chief technology officer (CTO)
  • Senior computer systems analyst
  • Data science manager
  • Database administrator
  • Information security analyst
  • IT project manager

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professionalism and leadership
  • Ethical behavior in information technology
  • Information systems management
  • Systems development, implementation and maintenance
  • Advanced cloud computing
  • Effective management techniques
  • Inspiring innovation in IT and data management
  • Policy management
  • Infrastructure design
  • High-level cybersecurity methods
  • Advanced system analysis and design
  • Technical communication

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.


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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate applicants may be accepted at GCU with an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or program that has been approved by Grand Canyon University (GCU), with a 2.8 GPA or higher.
  • All students must submit baccalaureate bearing college transcripts to meet the admission requirements of the University.
  • Additionally, if students cannot meet the GPA requirements with their transcripts, but have a test score that meets admissions requirements, students will be eligible for full admission. If both the degree-bearing transcript and the test scores do not meet admissions requirements, students may be eligible to be admitted based on the Standards for Admission with Specification.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9605 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 565 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    9605 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 565 USD per credit during 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.

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