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Information Technology

American Public University

2 months
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370 USD/credit 13320 USD/full
370 USD/credit 13320 USD/full
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About

The Information Technology MSc course at the American Public University focuses on the development and implementation of information systems and includes topics such as database systems, object-oriented analysis and design, IS architectures, IT project management, security, and computer forensics.

Overview

Course Details

The Information Technology MSc course at the American Public University provides you with an advanced understanding of information systems development and implementation, including database systems, object-oriented analysis and design, IS architectures, and IT project management.

With this MS in Information Technology, you’ll become familiar with best practices in security and computer forensics. You’ll also study the theory, principles, best practices, tools, and technologies associated with the IT marketplace, and improve your problem-solving, planning, research, leadership, and management skills for solving complex, real-world business problems.

Coursework in this program is taught by expert practitioners with considerable real-world knowledge.

Students must choose a concentration for this degree program:

  • Digital Forensics 
  • IT Project Management 
  • Information Assurance and Security

What You Will Do

  • Learn key management theories, principles, best practices, tools, and technologies associated with information systems, and enhance your knowledge of research methods and tools
  • Grow your understanding of graduate-level critical thinking, reasoning, and writing to defend your logic and your conclusions in scholarly research projects
  • Understand the processes, phases, domains, and measures for effective, complex IT project management
  • Create an optimized enterprise database system and a plan addressing the principles and challenges in incorporating emerging network architectures, technologies, and protocols into IT systems
  • Study how to produce legal, social, ethical, and technical solutions for securing information systems

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Digital Forensics
  • Information Assurance and Security
  • IT Project Management
  • Management Information Systems 
  • Research Methods in Information Systems and Technology
  • Enterprise Database Systems

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
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Courses Start Monthly

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

All APU graduate programs require you to have earned a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an institution whose accreditation is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). For this program, you must provide an official transcript of your previously-completed bachelor's or master's degree and have ONE of the following:

  • Associate or bachelor's degree in information technology or a related field 
  • 2 years of work experience in the specific sub-field for this degree
  • Completion of one of our undergraduate IT certificates
  • Completion of 6 upper-level (300-400) undergraduate credits in IT-related courses
  • Completion of an IT-related minor or concentration during your undergraduate program
  • Certification from CompTIA A+ (2010 – present) or a combination of the following (must have two) CompTIA Network +, CompTIA Project +, CompTIA Security+
  • A valid and current Project Management Professional certification
  • Completion of CISSP certification

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13320 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 370 USD per credit during 2 months.
  • National

    13320 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 370 USD per credit during 2 months.

$250 with military grant

Funding

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