Walsh College

Master of Science in Information Technology

Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT)

The Masters of Science in Information Technology (MSIT) is focused on preparing IT professionals to optimize information technology management in support of business strategies and goals.  The MSIT program will allow students to employ information and information technology for strategic advantage, apply critical, strategic, ethical, and innovative thinking to achieve results-oriented organizational goals, balance continuity and change in the development, implementation, and evaluation of information technology, lead at the enterprise level by linking critical decisions regarding resources, people, processes, and technologies  to organizational performance and information assurance, Communicate at the strategic level demonstrating command of the topic, logical organization, compelling argument, and excellence in English grammar and syntax and commit to lifelong development of self and others as reflective learners.

 Core Courses

IT 503 Ethics Seminar (1 cr)
IT 504 Integrated Systems Thinking (3 cr)
IT 505 Governance, Risk and Compliance (3 cr)
IT 506 IT Leadership and Strategy (3 cr)
IT 599 Capstone (3 cr)

Student also must complete ALL courses from the following focus areas:

1) Leading Through Portfolio & Product Management
IT 551 Fundamentals of Project and Portfolio Management 
IT 552 Communication and Financial Management 
IT 553 Product and Portfolio Management 

2) Protecting the Enterprise
IT 565 Fundamental of Cyber Security
IT 566 Security Program Management 
IT 567 Business Continuity, Resilience and Crisis Management

3) Maximizing Enterprise Technology
IT 575 Network and Enterprise Architecture 
IT 576 Data and Decision Making
IT 577 Management of Emerging Technologies

A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.000 must be earned while in residence.  All other courses must be completed with a “C” (2.000) or higher.