Prepare to confidently address the IT challenges of today—and tomorrow. Build next-level skills and forge a rewarding future in an ever-changing field.
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.
Walden University is a member of the National CyberWatch Center, a consortium of higher education institutions, businesses, and government agencies. The center is committed to leading collaborative efforts to advance cybersecurity education and strengthen the national cybersecurity workforce.
Walden has been designated by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education.
Learn to turn information into insights with the Big Data Analytics specialization. Explore the intricate world of data mining, including data auditing, aggregation, validation, and reconciliation. Focus on using digital data and tools to analyze and solve critical problems in any industry or organization.
From big data to cybersecurity, technology is changing everything. Shape a bigger, bolder future in the exploding IT sector with Walden’s online master’s in information technology program. Master the insights and training to secure a challenging and fulfilling career, whether you’re seeking advancement or switching fields. Develop the professional skills needed to drive critical change in your organization.
As a graduate of Walden’s online MS in Information Technology program, you will be prepared to:
Skilled, innovation-minded IT professionals are in demand.1 Find your opportunity with a master’s in information technology from Walden. Although you’re learning online, you’re never learning alone. We have exceptional student support services to ensure foster your success every step of the way.
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.
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:
Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this online master’s in information technology degree program.
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:
I hope to set up an IT firm with my Walden education. I would also like to own a school of information technology, where I can train people in the local communities in my country.
I'm a teacher by profession, and today, teaching is shifting from teacher to student, to student to teacher. My DIT gave me the opportunity to learn a little about so many things, and that is what I need in my profession.
Years later, I am still referring to the scholarly resources I used at Walden.
1Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Computer and Information Technology Occupations. National long-term job growth projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions, do not guarantee actual job growth, and are subject to change.
2Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Computer and Information Research Scientists. National salary estimates may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions, do not guarantee actual salaries, and are subject to change.
3Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Information Security Analysts. National salary estimates may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions, do not guarantee actual salaries, and are subject to change.
4Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Software Developers. National salary estimates may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions, do not guarantee actual salaries, and are subject to change.