Master of Science in Information Technology

Colorado Technical University's Master of Science in Information Technology degree program is designed to help students prepare to build advanced foundations in the IT environment, including enterprise data management, networking and telecommunications, and information systems security. Students in the MSIT program select a general option or one of three areas of study.

Occupations in the IT field are expected grow faster than average from 2014 to 2024, with more than 488,500 new jobs becoming available during this time.1

For the third year in a row, CTU’s online Master of Science in Information Technology degree programs were ranked among the Best Online Programs by U.S. News and World Report.2

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CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

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  • Outcomes

    This degree program is designed to provide the following skills and knowledge:

    • Apply innovative leadership strategies and skills
    • Explain the concepts of telecommunications and networking, security, database design, and system architecture at an enterprise level
    • Demonstrate breadth of knowledge and understanding of the field of Information Technology.
    • Employ project management techniques
    • Apply analytical and critical thinking skills necessary to design, build, integrate and manage Information Technology systems and programs necessary for the operation of an organization
    • Develop and implement plans and strategies for deployment of Information Technology Architecture within an enterprise
    • Critically evaluate issues and troubleshoot problems that affect the Information Technology infrastructure of an organization
    • Conduct professional, scholarly, applied research
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1 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Computer and Information Technology Occupations, on the Internet at (visited August 2, 2017).

2Learn more about the U.S. News rankings for Colorado Technical University’s online degree programs.