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Graduate Program Information Technology (MS)

Take Your IT Career to the Next Level with a Master’s in Information Technology

A master's in information technology degree is a vital tool in today's competitive business environment. Organizations in every industry seek IT professionals who can think beyond traditional computer programming and basic technology expertise. Learn how to bridge the gaps between communications, IT and business management and increase your marketable skills with the Master of Science in Information Technology degree program at Southern New Hampshire University.

Concentrations

Looking for a specialized MBA to help you stand out in a competitive marketplace? Consider the following concentration:

Business Analytics
Integrate the three areas of business analytics – descriptive, predictive and prescriptive – into your curriculum. You’ll develop the management science techniques that create solutions to business problems, as well as learn how to comb through data and gain insights into operations.

See Yourself Succeed with an MS IT

The master's in information technology degree at SNHU, which is taught during the day on our campus in Manchester, helps you master a specialized skill set and take a deep dive into the foundational understanding of technology, communication skills and contemporary issues in the field. It all adds up to the leverage you need to land a principal role in a broad range of industries.

As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your master's in IT at SNHU include:

  • Supportive community. Join the SNHU campus community of students who are closely connected with faculty and staff dedicated to your success.
  • Affordability. SNHU is one of the most affordable private, nonprofit universities in New Hampshire.
  • Accessible faculty. Learn from highly credentialed faculty who are experts in their fields and interact with you in the classroom, dining hall, fitness center and the stands.
  • Efficiency and flexibility. Complete your graduate degree on campus in 12-18 months, with 3-5 courses per 16-week term.
  • Minimal requirements. No GRE or GMAT required for admission.
  • Opportunity. Tap into our nationwide network of alumni and strong connections with employers for internship and career opportunities.
  • Campus experience. Enjoy more than 50 student clubs, champion Division II athletics and fun events on our 300-acre campus in Manchester, NH, named a "Best Place to Live" by Money magazine.

Admission Requirements

SNHU requires an undergraduate Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.75 (or equivalent) for admission. If you are an international student in need of a visa to study on campus, please see our international admission requirements.

Acceptance decisions are made on a rolling basis throughout the year for our three 16-week graduate terms. You can apply at any time and get a decision within two weeks of submitting all required materials. To apply, simply complete our online application form.

Career Outlook

With the growing demand for more business professionals with IT expertise, graduates of this program will be prepared for a variety of employment opportunities. You can pursue careers such as systems architect, systems software manager, systems analyst, business analyst, data processing manager, director of information technology or chief information officer. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that many IT careers will grow through 2024, including computer systems analyst (21%), software developer (17%), web developer (27%) and computer and information systems manager (15%).

Curriculum

Curriculum in the master’s in information technology program offers an in-depth look at the latest IT topics and applications. The skills you'll gain in this program will prepare you to step into a variety of leadership roles in the IT field.

Graduate Tuition

Earning your degree is a smart choice to advance your career, and investing in an affordable program increases your ROI. We keep our costs low to remove barriers between you and your goals.

University Accreditation

Southern New Hampshire University is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) as well as several other accrediting bodies.