Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT)

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Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT)

The Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT) degree program provides a comprehensive perspective to the field of Information Technology. It is designed to develop the student’s skills to conceptualize, organize and undertake information technology projects of highly competitive value. These skills constitute the necessary foundations for solving practical problems involving information technology that arise in business, governmental, and non-profit organizations. The curriculum provides an array of technical and management knowledge required to properly implement and manage IT solutions in such areas as digital marketing, data science, cybersecurity, and modern applications development.

Graduates of the Master of Science in Information Technology are able to:

  • Develop the fundamental understanding of the technical foundation of information systems to support day-to-day business operations.
  • Develop skills to effectively deploy information technology assets in support of business processes, security, or business competitive advantage.
  • Apply technical critical thinking and analytic competencies to complex information systems problems.
  • Analyze, design, and develop information technology solutions under specific problem situations such as marketing, analytics, and internal controls to allow for implementation of strategic initiatives that incorporate current or emerging technologies.

Program Overview

  • Online modality to accommodate busy schedules and preferred learning styles.
  • Frequent and flexible start dates – three 16-week semesters per year and offers students 9 entry dates per year.
  • 15 Total Courses – 45 US/90 ECTS semester credit hours.
  • Includes 5 Concentration Courses (15 US/30 ECTS credits) – MS-IT students must choose one or more of the following concentrations:
    • Digital Marketing
    • Data Science
    • Cybersecurity
    • Web/Mobile Design and Development
    • IT Management and Control

An executive version of the MS-IT is available for individuals with sufficient academic or professional backgrounds in the field. Click here to learn more.

Intakes

January 3, 2022
February 28, 2022
March 28, 2022
April 25, 2022
June 20, 2022
August 29, 2022
September 26, 2022
October 24, 2022
November 21, 2022

Course Overview

Students must take 4 foundation courses, 6 core courses, and must select at least once concentration consisting of 5 courses for a total of 15 courses.

Foundation Courses
MCO 608 Managing a Contemporary Business Information System
MIT 604 Database Modeling and Design
MIT 606 Database Manipulation for Business Solutions
MIT 608 Programming for Business Analysis

Core Courses
MIT 610 Systems Analysis and Development
MIT 612 Business Data Communications and Computer Networks
MIT 614 Fundamentals of Business Intelligence
MGT 609 Operations, Supply Chain and Project Management
MIT 616 Information Security, Privacy and Compliance
MIT 618 Information Technology Strategy

Concentration Area Courses

DIGITAL MARKETING
MKT 605 Digital Marketing
MIT 610 Electronic Commerce
MIT 622 Content Marketing
MIT 624 Social Media Marketing
MIT 626 Internet Analytics

DATA SCIENCE
MGT 607 Business Analytics, Data Analysis and Decision Making
MIT 630 Programming for Data Science
MIT 632 Predictive Analytics
MIT 634 Data Visualization
MIT 636 Advanced Data Systems

CYBERSECURITY
MIT 640 Guide to Networks
MIT 642 Network Security Fundamentals I
MIT 644 Network Security Fundamentals II
MIT 646 Cybersecurity Analyst I
MIT 648 Cybersecurity Analyst II

WEB/MOBILE DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT
MIT 650 Front End Web Development
MIT 652 Back End Web Development
MIT 654 Developing Mobile App for Android
MIT 656 Cross Platform Mobile and Web Apps Development
MIT 658 Advanced Front End Web Development

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL
MIT 660 Information Technology Control and Audit
MIT 662 Information Technology Investment
MGT 608 Management of Technology and Innovation
MGT 641 Ethics in Information Technology
MIT 664 The Secure IT Organization

Language

100% in English

Attendance

Part-time/Full-time

Duration

12 to 24 months

Program Structure

Online

Tuition Fees

  • Online – $21,000 USD
  • Ground/Blended – $25,000 USD

OUR ADVANTAGES

International Network

Close links with the corporate world

International Accreditation

Dual Degree Programs

International Locations

Outstanding Selection of Professors

Online – Blended

(Transfer between formats)

9 Terms per Year

Flexible Schedule

Global University

International faculty and student body

84% study abroad alumni felt their studies abroad helped them build valuable skills for the job market

Transfer your credits

UBIS welcomes students who wish to continue their studies by transferring to the university. UBIS has three 16-week semesters per year and offers students 9 entry dates per year-more flexibility in starting your studies.

Acceptance of transfer credit is always a decision of receiving institutions. UBIS does not guarantee transferability. Any student interested in transferring UBIS credit to another university should check directly with the receiving institution.

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