Master of Science in Information Technology Leadership

The Walsh Master of Science in Information Technology Leadership (MSITL) equips you with the knowledge and skills to shape the future of information technology. You will master how to clearly communicate complex information, develop strategies to manage IT change and innovation through research, analysis, and evaluation of the technical landscape, and lead at the enterprise level.

Choose your concentration

Focus on one of two areas of technology leadership, depending on your career path: 

  • Executive Leadership
  • Global Project and Program Management

There is an IT decision sciences degree for every career path. Explore your options.  


F1 DHS STEM Designated Program
Walsh’s MSITL program is a DHS STEM designated program. Prospective foreign students gain the additional benefits of enrolling in a STEM designated program when applying for the student visa (F1). For more information, contact an advisor.



Schedule Classes Around Your Life

The Walsh MSITL combines online and on ground instruction with personal attention from faculty in small class settings. With no GMAT required and year-round registration, you can start anytime and plan your entire academic year in advance. Schedule a time to meet with an admissions advisor today!

Learn From Proven Business Professionals

95% of Walsh faculty bring decades of real world experience to the classroom, with 80% still working in their field of expertise. Walsh's academic rigor and hands-on curriculum are based on current challenges in the IT industry, preparing graduates to use their knowledge and practical skills in their careers right away. 

State-of-the-Art Cyber Lab

Walsh's cyber lab is a custom-designed, dynamic research and training environment to develop highly-skilled cybersecurity professionals.

Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE/CD)

Walsh was one of the first schools in Michigan to be recognized as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense. Our IT degrees align with Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security NICE Framework Standards. 

MBA/MSITL Dual Degree

Earn two graduate degrees in one concise program, the dual MBA/MSITL. Combine the depth of a Master of Science in Information Technology Leadership with the strength of the internationally-ranked Walsh Master of Business Administration (MBA). Speak with a Walsh admissions advisor to learn more.

Learning Outcomes

The Master of Science in Information Technology Leadership prepares you with extensive knowledge in information technology and the skills you need to lead businesses into the future with IT. You will understand how IT affects business and decision-making processes. Upon completion of the MSITL, you will be ready to:

  • Strategize with emerging technology to achieve businesses goals.
  • Develop organizational systems that gain a competitive advantage.
  • Navigate businesses and corporations around IT risks and lead confidently.
  • Identify, integrate, and take advantage of emerging technology and trends.
  • Analyze data for making decisions in business with IT in mind.

Apply today 

Apply online or speak with an admissions advisor today. Call  248-823-1600 or email  admissions@walshcollege.edu. Appointments are available Monday through Friday.


Why Walsh?

"There is such overlap with business leadership and technology, and I thought Walsh was doing it right."
Paul Blowers, MSITL '10
CIO, Plante Moran
"I had a great experience at Walsh. I wanted to learn about technological advances, and they had it…My education went to another level."
Dave Shaheen, MSIA '15
Information Security Forensics Lead, Henry Ford Health System


Join the Walsh Family

Walsh knows community is a key to success. The Walsh Information Technology Student Association (ITSA) gives you IT-related opportunities beyond the classroom. The ITSA meets monthly on Fridays at the Troy location, and is open to all undergraduate and graduate students of any degree program.