Walden’s online M.S. in Information Technology program is designed to help you progressively build a 21st-century IT career—from the foundational skills required to enter the field to the specialized expertise needed for senior-level IT positions.

Designed with input from IT industry leaders and employers, the M.S. in Information Technology program offers core courses to help you develop essential programming, networking, and database management and development skills. After completing these core courses, you can then pursue one of four specializations that provide the advanced training required for senior positions in the in-demand fields of health informatics, cyber security, information systems, or software engineering.

Throughout the program, virtual labs and hands-on applications help you gain the real-world technical, communications, and collaboration skills demanded by today’s employers.

Recently redesigned to help you gain highly marketable skills more quickly and affordably, the M.S. in Information Technology program enables you to earn a Graduate Certificate in Information Systems upon completing your first four courses* and your master’s degree in as little as 20 months.

*To receive the Graduate Certificate in Information Systems, you must satisfactorily complete ITEC 6111, ITEC 6115, ITEC 6140, and ITEC 6030 and apply for the certificate, which is awarded at no additional cost.

Time to completion may vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable.

Find detailed information for this program, including possible occupations, completion rate, program costs, and median student loan debt.

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