Master of Science in Information Technology - General

Successful organizations use technology to find solutions to a variety of business challenges, and senior level personnel who understand how to use technology may have the opportunity to be effective contributors to the bottom line. CTU’s Master of Science in Information Technology - general degree program is designed to help students prepare with the professional skills necessary to consistently align an enterprise’s IT strategies and offerings to its business goals and processes. The Master of Science in Information Technology also challenges students to embrace the latest IT technologies in the interest of serving an enterprise’s customers securely and efficiently.

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.*

Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation
CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission www.hlcommission.org

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TOTAL CREDITS

52

PROGRAM AVAILABILITY

  • Online
  • Colorado Springs
  • Aurora (Denver Area)
  • Degree Requirements

    Courses: Core
    HLS600 Homeland Security Fundamentals 4
    HLS610 Dynamics of Terrorism 4
    HLS616 Research, Writing and Critical Thinking 4
    HLS618 Private Sector Role in Homeland Security 4
    HLS620 Technology Solutions for HLS 4
    HLS630 Organizational and Policy Challenges 4
    HLS640 Vulnerability Analysis and Protection 4
    HLS650 Homeland Security and Government 4
    HLS685 Homeland Security Capstone 4
    Total Credit Hours: 36
    Courses: Cyber Security Concentration
    HLS651 Introduction to Cybersecurity Policy 4
    HLS652 Government and the Cyber Sector 4
    HLS653 Cyber Organizations and Structures 4
    HLS654 Emerging Initiatives in Cybersecurity Policy 4
    Total Credit Hours: 16

    Total Credit Hours: 52

    National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security

    The Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency have recognized Colorado Technical University as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance and Cyber Defense (CAE IA/CD). The CTU cyber security curriculum was certified thereby to map to the DHS/NSA cybersecurity knowledge units. This recognition and certification is valid through 2021.

    This CAE IA/CD designation is applicable to this degree program.

  • Tuition

    Total tuition for this degree program will vary depending on your educational needs, existing experience, and other factors.

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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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The percentage of first-time, full-time undergraduate students who started between
7/1/2010 and 10/15/2010 who completed within 150% of the normal time period:20%

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The percentage of first-time, full-time undergraduate students who started between
7/1/2010 and 10/15/2010 who completed within 150% of the normal time period:20%

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The percentage of first-time, full-time undergraduate students who started between
7/1/2010 and 10/15/2010 who completed within 150% of the normal time period:20%

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