Online Master's Degrees in Information Technology 2020

An online master’s degree is designed for students who want to expand their undergraduate education but want more flexibility in their learning format. Most programs are available for part- or full-time status. You may ask, what is an online Master in IT? This program is designed for IT (information technology) professionals who want to either specialize in a particular area or move up to ma… Read more

An online master’s degree is designed for students who want to expand their undergraduate education but want more flexibility in their learning format. Most programs are available for part- or full-time status.

You may ask, what is an online Master in IT? This program is designed for IT (information technology) professionals who want to either specialize in a particular area or move up to management and leadership roles. Different areas that students may choose to study include data analytics, cyber security and information assurance, and IT management. Examples of classes include threats and risks, eMarketing, management of business application systems, methods of software engineering, software tools, ethics of information, data mining, data warehouse and business performance management.

Students who pursue a master’s degree in information technology benefit in that an advanced degree usually makes them more competitive in the job market and may result in higher pay. Completing a program online also allows students to hold a job or take care of family while going to school.

It is important to consider the total cost when choosing an academic institution. Programs are available all over the world, and reputation and program length can affect tuition greatly from one place to the next. Calling prospective schools is the best way to find out specific financial obligations and any financial aid that may be available.

Graduates who hold a graduate degree in IT are most often well-prepared for high-level positions in business technology. Career opportunities may include leading certain departments, projects, or even entire organizations. Individuals with this type of education can find jobs in all types of industries, both domestically and internationally. Some executive-level roles include chief technology officer, project manager, chief information officer and information technology manager.

To find IT schools, use our extensive online catalog. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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UC Berkeley School of Information
Berkeley, USA

The UC Berkeley School of Information’s online Master of Information and Cybersecurity (MICS) prepares students with the technical, conceptual, and practical skills needed for ... +

The UC Berkeley School of Information’s online Master of Information and Cybersecurity (MICS) prepares students with the technical, conceptual, and practical skills needed for a professional career in cybersecurity. The MICS program features live online classes, interactive coursework developed by faculty from the I School and the College of Engineering, and an in-person immersion. Graduates will be prepared to pursue leadership roles in organizations across sectors and industries. GMAT/GRE required. -
Master
Full-time
20 months
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
Arden University
Coventry, United Kingdom

Contemporary business requires greater integration between the functions of IT and the wider strategy of your organisation. Arden University’s online MSc Strategic IT Manageme ... +

Contemporary business requires greater integration between the functions of IT and the wider strategy of your organisation. Arden University’s online MSc Strategic IT Management equips you with the skills to work effectively within the IT leadership structure of your company. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
18 months
English
Jan 2020
Online
 
Syracuse University College of Engineering and Computer Science
Syracuse, USA

Syracuse University's College of Engineering and Computer Science offers an online M.S. in Cybersecurity preparing students to predict, prevent, and respond to cyber attacks.

Syracuse University's College of Engineering and Computer Science offers an online M.S. in Cybersecurity preparing students to predict, prevent, and respond to cyber attacks. -
MSc
Full-time
15 months
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
San Jose State University - School of Information
San Jose, USA

The Master of Science in Informatics degree program at the San José State University School of Information prepares graduate students for exciting careers focused on analyzing ... +

The Master of Science in Informatics degree program at the San José State University School of Information prepares graduate students for exciting careers focused on analyzing and managing data—and making that data secure and actionable for users within a specific field, such as health or cybersecurity. -
MSc
English
Aug 2020
Online
 
Purdue Online - Polytechnic Institute
West Lafayette, USA

Manage your way to a better career with a Master of Science, focused on IT Project Management, to meet industry/business requirements in this dynamic field. Learn tools and te ... +

Manage your way to a better career with a Master of Science, focused on IT Project Management, to meet industry/business requirements in this dynamic field. Learn tools and techniques you can apply to every phase of the project lifecycle. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
11 months
English
Online
 
Mercyhurst University
Erie, USA

Mercyhurst’s online Cyber Risk Management integrates traditional elements of risk management with cutting-edge science in big data and cyber security, providing you with the s ... +

Mercyhurst’s online Cyber Risk Management integrates traditional elements of risk management with cutting-edge science in big data and cyber security, providing you with the skills to assess and mitigate cyber risks and protect intellectual property. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
GlobalNxt University
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The MSc in IT Management (MITM) program prepare individuals for a range of IT-related management roles such as IT project manager Chief Information Officer. A Masters Course i ... +

The MSc in IT Management (MITM) program prepare individuals for a range of IT-related management roles such as IT project manager Chief Information Officer. A Masters Course in Information Technology Management prepares you with all the differentiated skill sets that is needed to excel in a VUCA world. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
18 months
English
Jan 2020
10 Jan 2020
Online
 
University of Maryland, A. James Clark School of Engineering
College Park, USA

Our cybersecurity Master of Engineering and Graduate Certificate in Engineering degrees prepare engineers the skills and knowledge that they can apply to their jobs in industr ... +

Our cybersecurity Master of Engineering and Graduate Certificate in Engineering degrees prepare engineers the skills and knowledge that they can apply to their jobs in industry and government. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
English
31 Aug 2020
31 Jul 2020
Online
 
University of Delaware Online
Newark, USA

UD is recognized as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security for meeting the ... +

UD is recognized as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security for meeting the federal government's rigorous standards for cybersecurity education. -
MSc
Part-time
24 months
English
May 2020
Online
 
The Citadel
Charleston, USA

The Citadel’s Master of Arts in Intelligence and Security Studies (ISS) prepares students to enhance national security through intelligence and homeland security leadership. B ... +

The Citadel’s Master of Arts in Intelligence and Security Studies (ISS) prepares students to enhance national security through intelligence and homeland security leadership. Best practices for intelligence collection and analysis and national security combined with current theory, research, and experience give students the background necessary to cultivate critical thinking, concise writing, and effective briefing. By introducing applicable management principles and policy analysis, the program fosters the leadership skills to successfully address security and intelligence challenges facing the United States. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Jan 2020
Online
 
Tecnológico de Monterrey - ITESM
Monterrey, Mexico +34 More

In today's society the production of value depends largely on knowledge. Thanks to advances in information technology and globalization, access to large volumes of information ... +

In today's society the production of value depends largely on knowledge. Thanks to advances in information technology and globalization, access to large volumes of information is available; However, this does not ensure that such information is capitalized in the production of value. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Spanish
Apr 2020
Online
 
Neumann
Tacna, Peru

The Master in Information Technology Management has been structured to provide participants with mastery in three disciplines of great importance to modern organizations. In t ... +

The Master in Information Technology Management has been structured to provide participants with mastery in three disciplines of great importance to modern organizations. In the first place, it focuses on information systems, their design, development and control, so that they represent to companies, competitive advantages and a high differentiation with respect to the competition; On the other hand, the masters graduates are experts in the use of technology, which should contribute to improving the company's processes, with the aim of improving the service to internal and external clients, in addition to significantly reducing costs and time; Finally, in the third place, the competences are developed to generate an electronic commerce platform, which brings the company closer to the clients and allows them to choose, know and decide for the services or products of the organization. -
Master
Full-time
2 semesters
Spanish
Online
 
Stockholm University, Department of Computer and System Sciences (DSV)
Stockholm, Sweden

Students learn how to run projects as a project manager in the field of information and communication technology. They study the necessary tools such as project planning, econ ... +

Students learn how to run projects as a project manager in the field of information and communication technology. They study the necessary tools such as project planning, economics, agile models, negotiation techniques and more. -
MSc
Part-time
2 years
31 Aug 2020
Online
 
AKAD University
Germany Online, Germany

At you, technology interest meets entrepreneurship? Are you looking for the close connection between information technology and business administration? The distance learning ... +

At you, technology interest meets entrepreneurship? Are you looking for the close connection between information technology and business administration? The distance learning course "Business Informatics and IT Management - Master of Science" allows you both: to familiarize yourself quickly with IT-specific know-how in challenging issues of computer science and at the same time to consider the field of business management from the point of view of business administration. -
MSc
Part-time
24 months
German
Online
 
OBS - Three Points Digital Business School
Spain Online, Spain

Change the way you analyze your organization to transform it into a data driven company. Online program with the possibility of a face-to-face stay in Barcelona.

Change the way you analyze your organization to transform it into a data driven company. Online program with the possibility of a face-to-face stay in Barcelona. -
Master
Online & Campus Combined
Part-time
12 months
Spanish
May 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online