Information Technology M.S.I.T.

48 Credits

Program Description


Information Technology is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world today. It is essential in all industries, not just high-tech. As the business world has become increasingly dependent on computers, the demand for IT professionals has grown so rapidly that it now far exceeds the number of university graduates who have the necessary education and skills. The AIU Information Technology program was created in response to that need. The team-based program is one of the few in North America solely dedicated to providing graduates with the industry-current IT skills required in today’s competitive market. Our dynamic, flexible curriculum is based on market demand, and designed to keep pace with changing technologies. Additionally, the Master’s of Information Technology program combines essential technology skills with business and management skills to enhance students’ skills and enable success in the job market.

Program Outcomes
• Manage enterprise information systems and supporting teams.
• Analyze network environment issues and develop solutions.
• Understand the challenges of designing and implementing a database system.
• Formulate application development plans to meet business requirements.
• Research, evaluate, and select appropriate technologies for use in information systems.
• Apply advanced skills within the specialization to a business environment.

This program is not designed to meet the educational requirements for a specific professional license or certification that is required for employment in an occupation.  As such, AIU has made no determination regarding prerequisites for licensure or certification in any state or jurisdiction.

Requirements

Program Core

ITCO 610Principles of Information Systems

6

ITCO 620Object-Oriented Applications

6

ITCO 630Database System Design and Implementation

6

ITCO 650Enterprise Networks

6

Total Credit Hours:24

Total Credit Hours: 24

Specialization Options

Information Assurance and Security

ITAS 661Principles of Information Security

6

ITAS 663Applied Cryptography and Network Security

6

ITAS 665Legal Issues in Information Security and Incident Response

6

ITAS 669IT Auditing and Security Risk Management

6

Total Credit Hours:24

IT Project Management

ITPM 611Principles of IT Project Management

6

ITPM 613Leadership, Management, and Communication of Technical Projects

6

ITPM 615IT Project Quality Management

6

ITPM 619Risk Management and Project Cost Control

6

Total Credit Hours:24

Total Credit Hours: 48

Locations

  • Online
  • Atlanta
  • Houston

Area of Study

  • Information Technology

Degree Level

  • Master