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Develop or enhance your knowledge and skills in this increasingly important field.

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Our online information systems and technology programs are designed for both aspiring and experienced IT professionals and align with the needs of employers.

Through our programs, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Gain hands-on experience with real-world information system applications.
  • Learn from professionals who teach students in-demand skills such as database design, IT project management, cloud computing, and more.
  • Participate in the NSA Day of Cyber—free for all students for one year.

More About Our Online Information Technology Programs

ABET Computing Accreditation CommissionWalden’s BS in Information Technology program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. ABET is the internationally recognized accreditor for college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology. This accreditation reaffirms the quality of Walden's information systems and technology programs and support services, as well as its commitment to continuous assessment and improvement.
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As a further mark of quality, Walden University 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 through the year 2019. This designation means that you can:

  • Apply for federal scholarships and grants.
  • Attend a university with a national reputation for academic excellence in cyber security education.
  • Prepare for more opportunities nationwide in government, education, and private sectors.
  • Participate in the NSA Day of Cyber, an interactive, self-guided, cyber career exploration experience that is free for all students for one year.
  • Students can explore the vast number of careers in cyber security, test drive “a day in the life” of six NSA cyber professionals, and apply for internships and jobs.

Doctor of Information Technology Tracks:

  • Track I - For students who hold a master's degree in a technical field.
  • Track II - For students who hold a bachelor's degree in a technical field.

Master of Information Systems Management:

  • General Program

MS in Information Technology Degree Specializations:

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

BS in Computer Information Systems Concentrations:

  • General Program
  • Cyber Security for Information Systems
  • Healthcare Informatics
  • Information Systems Management
  • Web and Mobile Applications Design

BS in Information Technology Concentrations:

  • Application Development Testing And Quality Assurance
  • Cyber Security and Forensics
  • Database Administration and Data Center Operations
  • Healthcare Informatics
  • Networking and Operations
  • Self-Designed
  • Web and Mobile Applications Development

Our Doctor of Information Technology (DIT) program can prepare for a senior-level position* in industry and academia, such as:

  • Chief information officer
  • Chief technology officer
  • IS manager
  • IT strategist
  • Higher education faculty and administrator positions

An Master of Information Systems Management degree can help prepare you for management or senior-level positions* in areas such as:

  • Business consulting
  • Applications Development
  • Operations
  • Information Systems Strategy
  • Data Administration

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

Our BS in Computer Information Systems program can prepare you to play an important role focusing on information technology infrastructures. Possible job titles include:*

  • IT consultant
  • Database administrator
  • IT business analyst
  • Network engineer
  • Systems analyst

Our BS in Information Technology program can prepare you to play an important role focusing on information technology infrastructures. Possible job titles include:*

  • IT consultant
  • Database administrator
  • Network engineer
  • Systems analyst
*Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.

Manage your education expenses with:

  • Convenient monthly payment plans that allow you to pay tuition in installments with no interest.*
  • Multiple payment plan options, including some that can be combined with school loan programs (if available in your country of residence).*
*Additional conditions may apply. Some payment plans are offered through third-party services. Contact your enrollment advisor for details.

You may be eligible to receive transfer credit toward your program, enabling you to earn your degree faster. An enrollment advisor will work with you to identify what credit you can transfer based on your work experience, prior education, life experiences, and more.

  • First, we will help you obtain transcripts from any previous institution you have attended.
  • Then, we will carefully review your previous coursework to maximize the number of credits we can apply toward your Walden program of study.
  • You will receive a transfer credit pre-evaluation within three business days, including a summary of the courses eligible for transfer.
Let us help support you on your educational journey. We offer students millions in total tuition savings annually. Contact one of our enrollment advisors by calling to learn more.

Why Study Information Technology at Walden?

Felix Aguboshim

"My degree from Walden will allow me to broaden the horizons in my profession."

Felix Aguboshin | Doctor of Information Technology (DIT) Student