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All stated financial information is subject to change. For a detailed cost estimate or more information, contact APU's Graduate Student Financial Services.

IT Master's Degree

The Online Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT) meets needs for specialists in information technology at the professional level. This online IT master's degree provides successful graduates with a variety of technological skills needed by organizations and businesses today.

The IT graduate degree comprises a fundamental understanding of the use, knowledge, function, installation, and maintenance of computers. Topics include operating systems, database systems, microcomputer hardware, multi-tier technology, data communication, local area networks, evaluation and selection of hardware and software, graphical user interfacing, Java programming, Web programming, and security engineering.

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Online IT Degree Highlights

  • Graduate with state-of-the-art knowledge and technical expertise to meet current and future needs of organizations and businesses in a variety of industries.
  • Benefit from an affordable program offered entirely online without sacrificing the caliber of instruction or professor-student interaction.
  • Gain advanced skills in information technology grounded in a Christian worldview.
  • Study at a top-ranked, accredited university known for quality in academics and successful graduates.

This online degree is offered by APU’s Department of Engineering and Computer Science.

Note: This information is current for the 2014-15 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.