Master of Science in Information Technology

KSU's Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT) program enhances your career options in the management, performance, and integration of information technology systems for current and future IT professionals.

Already have a job in IT? The nationally-ranked MSIT degree can help you explore new opportunities or get a promotion.

No background in computing? We offer foundation courses to prepare students with non-computing-related undergraduate degrees to transition into the MSIT program.

KSU鈥檚 nationally ranked MSIT program offers specialized concentrations in:

  • Data Analytics and Intelligence
  • IT Security
  • Health Information Technology (HIT)
  • Enterprise IT Management




KSU information technology students in the classroom

Program Snapshot

Format: Face-to-Face, Online, Hybrid 

Number of Credit Hours: 30 Total Hours

Entry Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer

Time to Complete: One-to-Two year Program

Application Deadlines:

  • Spring, November 1st
  • Fall, July 1st
  • Summer, April 1st
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Admissions Requirements

  •  - There is a non-refundable $60 application fee.
  • Meet all College of Graduate and Professional Education admission requirements. 
  • Transcripts - Official transcripts from EACH College and/or University you have attended. Must be in a sealed envelope from the institution or sent electronically from the institution directly to Undergraduate awarded degrees must be from a regionally accredited university or its equivalent if international
  • Statement of Purpose (Can be uploaded into the online application) - 
  • Resume/Vita - (Can be uploaded into the online application) 
  • Letters of Recommendation - Optional
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Information Technology Degree Benefits at Kennesaw State

  • Career Transition Opportunity 鈥 Program is designed to educate people with or without a computing background, providing a pathway for 鈥渃areer changers鈥 who want to enter the high-paying, in-demand IT field.

  • Designed for Working Professionals MSIT offers convenient and flexible class options, including after-hour (evening) and online classes. The program can be completed 100% online, 100% on campus, or a hybrid format.

  • Nationally Ranked & Affordable 鈥 Ranked among the nation鈥檚 best in educational quality and affordability, including being recognized in the Best Online Graduate Information Technology programs by U.S. News and World Report and the Top 50 Best Value for Online Graduate Information Technology Programs.

  • Innovative Curriculum & Quality Instruction 鈥 Program offers concentrations in data analytics and intelligence, IT security, HIT, and enterprise IT management. All courses are taught by expert faculty with Ph.D. or doctoral degrees.

What can you do with an Information Technology degree?

  • Computer and Information Systems Manager
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Systems Analyst
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Web Developer
  • Software Developer
  • Operations Analyst
  • Information Systems Manager
  • Hardware Engineer

Information Technology Salary and Career Information

Department of Information Technology

Kennesaw State University
Department of Information Technology
College of Computing and Software Engineering (CCSE)
Atrium (Building J) Room 364
1100 South Marietta Parkway, MD #9046
Marietta, GA 30060

Phone: 470-578-4377


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