Information Technology, Applied Information Technology Concentration (M.S.)

Program Requirements

Students who wish to make a career change and have limited or no background in Computer Science and/or Technology will be accepted under the condition of bridging the gap through a program of study that will require anywhere from one to four course in Computer Science Fundamentals.  These additional courses do not count towards degree credit.

Complete 0-16 credits by advisement0-16
Java Programming
Computer Systems Principles
Data Structures
Discrete Mathematics in Computing
Required Core Courses
CSIT 535Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)3
CSIT 537Web Development3
CSIT 540Computer Networks3
CSIT 555Database Systems3
CSIT 560Network Security3
Required Industry Related Courses
CMST 582Techniques of Communication3
Intellectual Property
LAWS 545Cyberlaw3
or LAWS 547 Intellectual Property: Copyright, Licensing, and Advertising
Computer Science Management
CSIT 610Information Technology Project Management3
or CSIT 616 Software Process Management
Elective Courses
Complete 2 courses from the following:6
Software Engineering
Computer Architecture
Operating Systems
Mobile Computing
Computer Algorithms and Analysis
Image Processing
Topics in Computer Science
Information Technology Project Management
Advanced Topics in Software Engineering
Software Process Management
Advanced Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)
Advanced Database Systems
Scientific Databases
Independent Study: Computer Science
Readings in Computer Science
Culminating Experience
CSIT 690Industry Internship in Information Technology Management3
Total Credits33