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The Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT) degree program is for professionals interested in furthering their knowledge in the areas of information technology management and data science. In addition to technical and theoretical knowledge, MSIT students develop the ability to communicate effectively in both synchronous and asynchronous online environments, thus ensuring that they are well-prepared for all modes of modern management practice. Collectively, graduates from the MSIT program are able to perform a wide variety of job functions, including managing and capitalizing on new and existing technologies, and aligning organizational strategies with technological strategies for the purpose of improving organizational decision-making. Concentrations in the M.S. in Information Technology include IT Management and Data Science.
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. Please consult the Graduate Admissions section in this catalog for complete information. In addition, applicants will be evaluated based on the following:
Minimum of two years of practical experience in a functional area of business
Minimum average score of 530 on the GMAT or a total scaled score of 530 on the GRE
An essay explaining why they would be a good candidate for the program is required
Successful passage of a phone or facetoface interview designed to assess their level of technology know ledge, skills and abilities to be an online learner
For international students, a TOEFL score of 570 on the paper exam