Build your information technology career step by step in Walden’s online MS in Information Technology program.

Led by distinguished faculty with real-world experience, the MS in Information Technology program allows you to:

  • Receive foundational training to enter the IT field.
  • Gain the advanced, specialized skills required for advancement.
  • Participate in hands-on activities you need to develop demonstrable, marketable skills.

Fast Facts

Next Start Date: May 8, 2017

Duration: 24 months

Transfer Credits: Up to 15 credits

After completing core courses, you’ll progress to advanced study in one of these growing areas of specialization:

  • Health Informatics
  • Information Assurance and Cyber Security
  • Information Systems
  • Software Engineering

Course content

Walden’s MS in Information Technology program will allow you to gain real-world technical, communications, and collaboration skills. Course topics include:

  • Information Technology in the Organization
  • Computer Networking and Operating Systems
  • Data Modeling and Database Design
  • Principles of Programming

More about our MS in Information Technology program

  • Career Options

    Our MS in Information Technology program can prepare you for a senior-level or leadership position* in engineering, programming, security, and systems architecture such as:*

    • Computer software engineer
    • Database designer/architect
    • IT business analyst
    • Technology risk manager
    • Computer, database, application, or systems programmer

    *Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.

  • Center of Excellence

    Walden has been designated by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education. This means our programs meet high standards of quality and relevance in information assurance and cyber defense disciplines, helping you prepare for greater career opportunities upon graduation.

  • Entry Requirements

    A bachelor's degree or higher is required for entrance into the MS in Information Technology program. You will also be required to submit a completed online application, employment history, and official transcripts.

    Your enrollment advisor will help you gather all of the required materials starting with your application all the way through your first day of classes.

  • Tuition and Financial Aid

    Because tuition costs will vary depending on your previous education, you can get in touch with an enrollment advisor today by calling 855.203.3398, to learn more about tuition costs for the MS in Information Technology program and financial aid options.

    Walden's enrollment advisors are committed to helping identify and leverage opportunities for you to save money on your education. 

  • How to Apply

    To speak with an enrollment advisor about applying for our program today, fill out the form on this page to be contacted, or call 855.203.3398.

Why earn your MS in Information Technology at Walden?

  • NSA Day of Cyber

    Test-drive your future by participating in the free, interactive, and fully automated NSA Day of Cyber.

  • Exceptional Student Services

    Benefit from our 24/7 tech support, Writing Center, Career Services Center, and more.

  • Graduate Certificate Included

    Earn a graduate certificate after completing certain specified courses within the master’s degree program.



“I decided to re-enroll with Walden for my master’s degree because after earning my first degree I saw a lot of positive changes in myself."

Onuh Victoria | BS in Information Technology Graduate, MS in Information Technology Student