Master of Science in Information Technology

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The Master of Science in Information Technology program requires students to complete 30 hours of graduate coursework. The first 15 hours provide students with knowledge in core information technologies in leadership, strategic planning, and research. Students can then focus on one area of study to enhance their set of skills and knowledge. These areas of study are Cyber Security and Forensics, Software Development, Critical Infrastructure Management, Social Media, and Health Informatics. The courses in the program emphasize leadership abilities, critical thinking, problem solving, decision-making, and interpersonal and communication skills. Career success through lifelong learning, professional development, and research is stressed at all levels of the curriculum. The program is designed to produce graduates prepared to take on leadership duties in the field of Information Technology in general as well as in specific work settings such as healthcare and information security. Middle Georgia State University is designated as a Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE) by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security and a National Center of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence by the Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center for its program in information technology.

View the list of courses for this program in the course catalog.