Information Technology, M.Sc.

Information Technology, M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
A master's degree in information technology could prepare you with the communication skills, critical thinking abilities, and technical competencies to help advance your career.* You will have the opportunity to apply appropriate technologies in the analysis and design of information systems, as well as assess ethical, legal, and social issues.


The Master of Science in Information Technology program is designed to provide you with an integrated design and technology background that may help you advance your career. You will have the opportunity to study:

  • Information Technology Leadership: Lead teams and organizations in managing information systems and their business outcomes. 
  • Systems Analysis and Design: Develop efficient, effective, and secure systems solutions. 
  • Information System Security: Secure an organization’s digital assets and intellectual property. 
  • Project Management: Manage scope, schedule, and resources to deliver quality information systems projects. 
  • Ethical Practices: Evaluate information systems' legal, ethical, social, and global implications to ground decisions and optimize social outcomes. 
  • Decision Analysis: Create business intelligence for use in evidence-based decision making.


Kaplan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Critical concepts and competencies for the IT professional
  • System analysis and design
  • Information systems project management
  • Writing and critical thinking for the IT professional
  • Database design and data modeling
  • Sql query design
  • Computer networks
  • Management of information security
  • Legal and ethical issues in IT

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

International Admissions Requirements

  • Kaplan University is authorized under federal law to enroll nonimmigrant, alien students. International students who wish to be admitted to any Kaplan University for-credit program must be 18 years or older
  • Transcripts from foreign institutions must meet the same requirements as domestic institutions

Additional Graduate Student Admissions Requirements

To apply to Kaplan University’s graduate programs, you must:

  • Submit an unofficial transcript
  • By the last day of the first term, you must provide the University with an official copy of the transcript.

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!

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    420 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 420 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    420 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 420 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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