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An Online Master’s in Information Technology (IT)

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Earn Your Master’s in Information Technology Online

Businesses and governments rely on robust computer and networking capabilities to keep information moving and secure. Develop an advanced understanding of information systems (IS) development and implementation by earning an online Master of Science in Information Technology at American Public University (APU).

APU’s programs are online with 24/7 access and no set login times. At APU, there are no entrance exams and classes start every month, so you can begin quickly and control your schedule. Ask us about transfer credit opportunities to help you save time and money in completing your degree.

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Making Quality Higher Education Within Reach

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Tuition for master’s degrees and graduate certificates. We offer many grant options. These grants represent a savings on our standard tuition rate. Request information to learn more.

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For master's programs with APU’s Preferred Military Rate for eligible students.

Entrance Exams

No GRE®, GMAT™, or other standardized test scores required. Classes start monthly.

Application Fee

There is no cost to apply for undergraduate and master’s-level programs.

Transfer Credit Evaluation

APU does not charge to evaluate and apply eligible transfer credit.

Affordable Ebooks

Some master's-level courses provide no-cost ebooks to minimize your expenses.

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Why You Should Earn This Master's From APU

Online Pioneer

APU built its reputation on providing education that is convenient and flexible, and the University is a trailblazer in delivering quality online academic programs. This program’s coursework is online, featuring weekly class schedules with no set login times.

No Entrance Exams

APU enables you to start your studies quickly. This MS in Information Technology requires no GRE® or other standardized test score. Courses start monthly, so you can begin on your schedule.

Career-Relevant Learning

Prepare for real-world complex business problem solving by building capability in analytics, planning, research, leadership, and management.

Cutting-Edge Knowledge

You will become familiar with best practices in security and computer forensics. Coursework also covers database systems, analysis and design, IS architectures, and IT project management.

Hands-On Opportunity

You will be challenged to manage an optimized enterprise database system and plan to integrate emerging network architectures, technologies, and protocols into IT systems.

Expert Perspective

APU’s faculty bring considerable practical, real-world knowledge to your learning. Their experience from the military, government agencies, technology firms, and Fortune 500 companies informs your learning.

Helping You Save on Your Master's

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* All U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, Reservists, and military families, (parents, spouses, legal partners, siblings, and dependents) are eligible for the Preferred Military Rate of $250/credit hour for undergraduate and $290/credit hour for master’s-level courses. The Preferred Military Rate, which is applied automatically, supersedes all other university grants and special rates, and cannot be combined with any other special promotions.

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