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MS in Information Technology

Students enrolled in Southern New Hampshire University's Master of Science in Information Technology program have the opportunity to study operating systems, advanced information systems, and other relevant topics. Read on to learn more about the Master of Science in Information Technology program.

Official Program Name:

Master of Science in Information Technology

School Offering Program:

Southern New Hampshire University

Program Prerequisites:

Applicants to Southern New Hampshire University's Master of Science in Information Technology program should have strong technical and business skills. The degree program is designed for information technology professionals. Applicants to Southern New Hampshire University must have earned a bachelor's degree to seek admission into this master's program.

Program Description:

The Master of Science in Information Technology program at Southern New Hampshire University is designed so that students are required to take a series of core information technology courses. The degree program also allows students to choose a concentration. Currently, the concentration areas are game design and development, Web design, Internet security, healthcare informatics, and database design. Some of the information technology core courses include IT project and team management, operating systems, principles of database design, advanced information systems, and object oriented application development.

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Financial Aid Available:

Federal financial aid is available to those who qualify in the forms of loans, scholarships, and grants. Contact the SNHU One Stop office to learn more about your financial aid options.

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Required Courses for a Master of Science in Information Technology*:

  • Object Oriented Application Development
  • Advanced Information Systems
  • Operating Systems
  • Object-Oriented Systems Analysis
  • IT Project and Team Management
  • Computer Simulation and Modeling
  • Telecommunications and Networking
  • Principles of Database Design
  • IT Strategy and Policy

Plus three elective courses.

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

Students who have completed the Master of Science in Information Technology program have an opportunity to pursue careers in the field. Some potential employers could include telecommunication companies, businesses and corporations, and financial firms. Job applicants should have strong technical skills and work well with others in a team-oriented environment. Some careers could include:

  • Database Administrator
  • IT Manager
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Network Analyst/Administrator/Engineer
  • Systems Engineer
  • Systems Administrator
  • Network Systems Engineer
  • Data Architect
  • Database Administrator
  • Database Engineer/Developer
  • Infrastructure Architect
  • Information Architect
  • Linux Administrator
  • Data Warehouse
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Director, Manager of IT, Consultant

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