MS in Information Technology

Develop valuable IT skills to forge a rewarding future in an ever-changing field.

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

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Develop skills in designing, building, and supporting the complex information systems required in healthcare organizations.
Gain the skills you need for a new career in the IT. Learn to create IT solutions and business processes that meet strategic organizational needs, and apply best practices to software construction tasks.
Prepares you to develop the technology solutions organizations need to solve problems, seize new opportunities, and leverage their full potential.


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
  • Core Web Technologies
  • Principles of Programming

More about our MS in Information Technology program

Our master’s in information technology from Walden can position you for career roles such as:1

  • Application development director
  • Database administrator/coordinator
  • IT director/manager/specialist
  • Computer network specialist
  • IT analyst
  • IT consultant
  • Computer scientist/specialist
  • IT manager
  • Information systems manager/administrator
  • Network analyst/consultant
  • Solutions architect

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

Program Admission Considerations: All specializations require a bachelor's degree or higher.

General Admission Requirements: Completed online application and transcripts. Please note that the materials you are required to submit may vary depending on the academic program to which you apply. More information for international applicants.

Walden’s Enrollment Specialists are committed to helping you identify and leverage opportunities to save money on your education. Get in touch with an Enrollment Specialist today at 888-968-5331 to learn more.
Our Enrollment Specialists are ready to answer any questions you may have regarding this program. Fill out the form on this page to be contacted or call 855-203-5779.

Why earn your MS in Information Technology at Walden?

"If you are very focused and determined, you can balance your studies with everything else."

Onuh Victoria | BS in Information Technology Graduate 2014

1Source: O*Net Online. Summary Report for SOC Codes 15-1231.00, 11-3021.00, 15-1221.00, 15-1242.00, 15-1244.00, 15-11241.00, Computer Network Support Specialists, Computer and Information Systems Managers, Computer and Information Research Scientists, Database Administrators, Network and Computer Systems Administrators, Computer Network Architects.


A 15% tuition reduction for servicemembers, veterans of the U.S. armed forces, employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and their spouses.*

*A 15% tuition reduction is available to new students who are servicemembers, veterans of the U.S. armed forces, or employees of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). This tuition reduction is also available if you are a spouse of a servicemember, veteran, or employee of the VA. This tuition reduction cannot be retroactively applied. Tuition reductions are applicable to tuition only and do not apply toward books, materials, and other supplies or fees needed for a course.

Walden may change the tuition reduction offered hereunder at any time, but such change will not affect the tuition reduction for students who are currently enrolled at Walden and using the existing tuition reduction. All tuition reductions, grants, or scholarships are subject to specific eligibility requirements. Contact a Walden University Enrollment Specialist for details.

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