As a pioneer in online education, American Public University promotes technology in education and offers Information Technology (IT) professionals the opportunity to complete a Master of Science in Information Technology entirely online.
IT professionals have the flexibility to advance their technical knowledge, connect with like-minded peers, and learn directly from expert practitioners in a virtual and asynchronous learning environment. Students focus on the development and implementation of information systems and explore key components including database systems, object oriented analysis and design, information system architectures, IT project management, security, and computer forensics.
The program draws many professionals with interest or experience in leading IT enterprise systems. This career-relevant program aligns with advanced competencies related to popular IT duties such as systems analyst, business systems analyst, enterprise systems analyst, infrastructure architect, database analyst, application development manager, IT project manager, IT security manager, IT security analyst, disaster recovery manager, forensics analyst, e-discovery specialist, and more.
Designed to meet the demands of IT professionals in a rapidly changing knowledge-based economy American Public University continually updates the curriculum to capture the latest industry practices and emerging trends that are driving the information economy. Students collaborate with experienced instructors, many who are leaders guiding the future of enterprise systems development, internet frameworks, data security, interactive media, and more. In addition to learning graduate-level IT competencies, students are taught applicable leadership and program management skills used to implement effective solutions which are being used by leading organizations in the field today.
Concentrations are designed to help you group courses together so you can further specialize in your field and pursue a more focused path to degree completion.
Explore the concentrations available for this program.
- Digital Forensics
- Enterprise Software Development
- Information Assurance and Security
- IT Project Management