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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 cybersecurity, data science, software engineering, and more.

Get Competitive Skills

Get the expert technical training to compete for today’s hottest IT jobs—like cybersecurity, software engineering, and data science.

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

Receive your first course at no cost or a 10% tuition reduction for the life of the program if you reside in the U.S. and start this program on November 2, 2020. Contact one of our Enrollment Specialists to learn more.

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Specializations

Big Data Analytics

Learn to turn information into insights with the Big Data Analytics specialization.

Health Informatics

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

Information Assurance and Cyber Security

Explore ethical considerations and the organizational and human factors that affect cybersecurity.

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 needed to overcome challenges, seize new opportunities, and leverage their full potential.

Admission Requirements

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

General Admission Requirements: Completed online application and transcripts. 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.

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.

How Can an MS in Information Technology From Walden 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 prepare you to meet this demand for skilled talent and shape a rewarding career. Move into senior or leadership roles at your current organization—or launch an exhilarating new career in a field that’s always onto something new.

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

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, demand for computer and information technology occupations will surge 12% through 2028, adding approximately 546,200 jobs.1 This job market is red-hot—and it’s waiting for you.

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

  • Cybersecurity specialist
  • Software engineer
  • Software developer
  • Data scientist
  • Business analyst
  • IT administrator
  • Computer support specialist
  • IT analyst
  • IT coordinator
  • Computer system analyst
  • IT manager
  • Information systems manager
  • System architect
  • Computer systems analyst

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

Enhance Your Earning Potential

An MS in Information Technology from Walden could potentially lead to higher earnings. Below are examples of median annual wages for several in-demand IT jobs:

  • Computer and information research scientist: $118,3702
  • Information security analyst: $98,3503
  • Software developer: $105,5904

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