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Online Master's in Information Technology MS in IT Program

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Register By: January 01 Classes Start: January 03

Earn your Master's in IT

  • $627/credit (36 credits total)
  • Transfer up to 12 graduate credits
  • Complete in as few as 15 months
  • Learn current IT tools and technologies
  • Increase your management potential
  • Get hands-on employable skills

Online Master's in Information Technology Program Overview

Learn to identify and implement technologies that drive growth and provide competitive differentiators for any organization. A Master of Science in Information Technology degree from Southern New Hampshire University can provide you with marketable IT skills that can help you serve as a bridge between IT and your organization’s management. This program emphasizes practical skills as you'll analyze business needs, determine information systems requirements and apply current technologies.

Organizations in every industry need IT professionals who can think beyond traditional IT support functions. The master’s in IT at SNHU can help you land a key IT role in a broad range of organizations.

Learn how to:

  • Collaborate and communicate effectively in a variety of IT environments
  • Develop computer-based solutions to business problems through information technology integration and application
  • Construct ethically sound, technology-informed procedures to ensure compliance and maintain security

You'll also have the option to master a specialized skill set – with one of our 7 concentrations – while developing an understanding of current information technologies and emerging issues in the field.

Concentration Options

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 software manager, systems analyst, business analyst, data processing manager or director of information technology. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that jobs for computer and information systems managers will grow 10% through 2029.1

SNHU’s information technology master's program is designed to accommodate career changers as well as those already in the field looking to advance their role in the industry.

Start Your Journey Toward an Online Information Technology Degree

Cyber Security Center of Excellence

Through our Cyber Security Center of Excellence, SNHU proudly supports cyber security students across the globe. To learn more about our contributions to the field, and connect with our academic leaders, visit our Cyber Security Center of Excellence page.

Courses & Curriculum

From developing computer-based solutions to business problems to collaborating and communicating effectively, the online IT curriculum provides a look at current IT topics and applications that you’ll learn at SNHU. The skills you can gain in this program will prepare you to step into a variety of leadership roles in the IT field.

Core courses may include:

  • Core Technologies
  • Advanced Information Technology
  • Object Oriented Application Development
  • Innovations in Information Technology
  • Technical Communication
  • Operating Systems
  • Telecommunications and Networking
  • Principles of Database Design
  • Capstone in Information Technology

You’ll also have the option to choose from 1 of the following:

  • Information Technology Project and Team Management
  • Project Management

Aaron Guyett with the text Aaron GuyettAdditionally, you may also participate in Graduate Experiential Learning. From taking part in cyber competitions and learning cloud computing to analyzing real-world data, explore the invaluable opportunity of gaining hands-on experience, and a critical edge in the workforce in this 3-credit STEM experiential learning course.

"The experiential learning AWS (Amazon Web Services) course allowed me to get real-world experience that led to a certification that will help me advance my career. The presentation of course material and support from the instructor helped to give me and my peers the tools to become a cloud professional," said Aaron Guyett, a student in the MS in IT with a concentration in Web Design and Development program.

Tuition & Fees

Tuition rates for SNHU's online degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. We offer a 25% tuition discount for U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty.

Online Graduate Programs Per Course Per Credit Hour Annual Cost for 15 credits 
Degree/Certificates $1,881 $627 $9,405 
(U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty)
$1,410 $470 $7,050 

Tuition rates are subject to change and are reviewed annually.

Additional Costs:
$150 Graduation Fee, Course Materials ($ varies by course)

Frequently Asked Questions

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.