Master of Science in Information Technology

General

Program Description

American National University’s new Master of Science in Information Technology (MS-IT) provides IT professionals with the advanced knowledge to manage the increasingly complex information systems in use today.

Students in this program will gain a broad technical understanding of current and emerging technologies in the industry, a familiarity with systems engineering concepts, and a solid foundation in net-centric computing. They will also have a firm grasp of current and future effects of the convergence of the telecommunications, media, and information technology sectors.

Faculty with both academic credentials and industry experience provide a practical perspective. Under their expert guidance, students will study real-world problems and opportunities with software-intensive systems, and learn methods to evaluate, adapt, and exploit emerging technologies. MS-IT students will be working closely with fellow IT professionals to complete class assignments within teams, in order to prepare students for the real-world work environment and build their professional networks.

Possible career paths for MS-IT graduates include:

  • Network Administrator
  • Network Architect
  • IT Manager
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Network and Security Engineer
  • Web Developer,
  • Integration Engineer
  • Network and Systems Administrator
  • Classes are offered via ANU university and select on-ground classes at the Roanoke Valley Campus.

Why American National University?

  • Convenience and flexibility – With day and evening classes you have the flexibility to work as you earn your degree.
  • Personal attention – You’re not just a face in a crowd, our small class sizes allow for personal attention from instructors.
  • Career professionals as instructors – With current and relevant curricula, you will learn from instructors with real-world field experience who will guide and mentor you.
  • Career services – Our career services team starts to help you before you graduate with your resume, cover letters, interviewing techniques and how to search for great career opportunities.
  • Alumni benefits – Our support doesn’t end at graduation, as an alumnus you will have access to our career services and refresher courses available throughout your career.
Last updated March 2019

About the School

In 1886, a group of visionary educators and business leaders saw the need for a higher education institution focused on career-based training to meet workforce needs in the southeastern United States. ... Read More

In 1886, a group of visionary educators and business leaders saw the need for a higher education institution focused on career-based training to meet workforce needs in the southeastern United States. Together they founded what is now known as American National University with the intent of training workers in business, banking, accounting, administration, and other skilled professions. Read less
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