Information Technology, M.Sc. | Online (optional) | University of Kansas | Lawrence, United States
12 months
1230 USD/credit 36900 USD/year
1230 USD/credit 36900 USD/year
648 USD/credit 19440 USD/year
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The Information Technology program from University of Kansas covers a variety of professional disciplines, including software development, systems administration and analysis, network support, web development, cybersecurity and computer and information research science. 


Students pursuing an Information Technology degree at University of Kansas learn to:

  • Develop technical knowledge and managerial skills in IT
  • Support versatile thinking and confident leadership in IT
  • Understand the big picture and make strategic IT decisions that address technical and business demands

Admission to the program requires two or more years of practical experience in IT. Without an undergraduate degree in a computer-related field, four years of relevant professional work experience in IT is required. View the program guides below for further details on admission requirements.


  • Chief Information Officer 
  • Vice President of Technology
  • Chief Technology Officer 
  • Technology Product Management 
  • Technology Product Development

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Information Security and Assurance
  • Computer Networks
  • Principles of Software Engineering
  • IT Project Management
  • Strategic Analysis of Technology Projects

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application 
  • Application fee 
  • An official copy of transcripts 
  • Three letters of recommendation 
  • Current professional résumé 
  • Statement of purpose 
  • International applicants must meet KU’s English proficiency, visa and financial support document requirement. 
  • An undergraduate degree in a computing or related discipline with a GPA of 2.75 or better 
  • For applicants with at least two years of practical work experience in IT, no GRE scores will be required. For those who would like to take the GRE exam, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science requirements are as follows: 146+ verbal, 155+ quantitative (mean GRE: 152 verbal, 163 quantitative). If GRE scores are submitted, they will be considered as part of admission process.​

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1230 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    36900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1230 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    19440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 648 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Lawrence

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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