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Meet the Rising Demand for Tech Talent

Whether you want to get ahead in your organization or blaze a new career path, Walden’s MS in Information Technology is your gateway to a bright future in IT. Develop the 21st-century skill set you need to excel in high-demand areas like information systems, health informatics or software engineering.

Why Choose Walden?

Get Competitive Skills

Get the expert technical training to compete for today’s hottest IT jobs in information systems, heath informatics and software engineering.

Experienced Faculty

Learn from experienced, knowledgeable IT professionals who have valuable expertise in both the classroom and the job field.

Learn by Doing

Virtual labs, simulations, and other authentic, real-time learning opportunities equip you with technical skills and instincts you can apply immediately on the job.

Robust Student Support

With our robust student support services, you’re never alone in pursuit of your master’s in information technology degree.

Program Savings

Speak with an Enrollment Specialist to learn about our current tuition savings.

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Program Details

Curriculum

Minimum Degree Requirements

  • 45 quarter credits
    • Core courses (20 qtr. cr.)
    • Specialization courses (25 qtr. cr.)

View the COMPLETE CURRICULUM PLAN.

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Admission Requirements

Program Admission Considerations: All specializations require a bachelor's degree or higher.

General Admission Requirements: Completed online application and transcripts. All graduate IT programs in the College of Management and Human Potential require the submission of a résumé. Please note that the materials you are required to submit may vary depending on the academic program to which you apply. More information for international applicants.

Tuition and Fees

Curriculum Component Requirements Cost amount
Tuition 45 quarter credits $540 per quarter credit $24,300
Technology Fee Per quarter $165 $825


TOTAL $25,125*

Effective February 27, 2023

Curriculum Component Requirements Cost amount
Tuition 45 quarter credits $540 per quarter credit $24,300
Technology Fee Per quarter $170 $850


TOTAL $25,150*

*Tuition reflects the minimum time to completion. Time to completion varies by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. Tuition and time to complete may be reduced if transfer credits are accepted, or if you receive grants, scholarships, or other tuition reductions. Walden may accept up to 20 transfer credits. For a personalized estimate of the number of your transfer credits that Walden would accept, call an Enrollment Specialist at 844-666-3360.

Tuition and fees are subject to change. Books and materials are not included and may cost between $1,000 and $1,400.

Specializations

Health Informatics

Prepare to take an active role in designing, building, and supporting the complex information systems required in today’s healthcare organizations.

Information Systems

Gain the skills you need to transition into a new career in the high-growth fields of information systems and technology.

Software Engineering

Learn to develop the high-tech solutions organizations need to overcome challenges, seize new opportunities, and leverage their full potential.

Program Outcomes

How Can an MS in Information Technology Impact My Career?

With growing emphasis on areas like big data, cybersecurity, and health informatics, there’s an urgent need for qualified IT professionals to keep organizations on the cutting edge.

Walden’s online master’s in information technology program can help prepare you to meet this demand for skilled talent and shape a rewarding career.  

What Jobs Can I Pursue With a Master’s in Information Technology?

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, demand for computer and information technology occupations will surge 15% from 2021 through 2031, adding approximately 682,800 jobs.1  

A master’s in information technology from Walden can position you for a number of desirable career roles. These include:2

  • Application development director
  • Database administrator/coordinator
  • IT director/manager/specialist
  • Computer network specialist
  • IT analyst
  • IT consultant
  • Computer scientist/specialist
  • IT manager
  • Information systems manager/administrator
  • Network analyst/consultant
  • Solutions architect

Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this online master’s in information technology degree program.

Learning Outcomes

As a graduate of Walden’s online MS in Information Technology program, you will be prepared to:

  • Apply core information technology principles and practices.
  • Apply best software engineering principles and practices to develop and maintain stable, secure, scalable, and maintainable software.
  • Work in geographically dispersed teams to produce effective solutions to complex information technology problems. 
  • Recommend appropriate information technology solutions based on organizational needs and an evaluation of alternatives.
  • Identify and discuss professional, individual, organizational, societal, and regulatory implications of information systems and technology.
  • Select technologies, policies, and procedures to assure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information and IT systems. 

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