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MS in Information Technology

Develop valuable IT skills that will make you more valuable in today's marketplace.

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: January 6, 2020

Transfer Credits: Up to 15 credits

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Learn how to detect threats and protect resources against attacks, the security governance structures organizations use to manage IT-related risks, and legally sound methods for investigating and responding to security breaches, as well as ethical considerations and organizational and human factors that affect cyber security.
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
  • Data Modeling and Database Design
  • Principles of Programming

More about our MS in Information Technology program

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.

homeland-securitynsa-logoWalden 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.

A bachelor's degree or higher is required for entrance into this 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 and continuing all the way through your first day of classes.

Tuition costs will vary depending on your previous education. Get in touch with an enrollment advisor today at 855-203-5779, to learn more about tuition costs for this 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.
Our enrollment advisors 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?

Onuh Victoria

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

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