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Master of Science in Information Technology

 

 


Have you considered aligning your technical expertise with your business skills? Would you like to change your organization on a worldwide scale through global computer technology? Are you eager to broaden your options and move forward in your career? If so, Lawrence Technological University’s Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT) might be the degree for you.

Lawrence Tech’s MSIT program delivers the expertise you’ll need to excel in a dynamic field with rapid employment growth. You’ll gain knowledge needed to interact with finance, engineering, manufacturing, logistics and other business functions. You’ll also improve your understanding of advanced information technology concepts and systems – while learning how to test your innovative ideas about information and data transfer on a global scale.

As a qualified information technology professional, you’ll be in great demand. The MSIT degree from Lawrence Tech’s College of Business and Information Technology positions you for advancement and prepares you for a challenging and rewarding career.

In this program, you will choose from three concentrations:

  • Business analytics 
  • Cybersecurity  
  • Project management 

The College of Business and Information Technology also offers:

  • A personal faculty advisor who mentors you as you strive to meet your professional goals
  • Dedicated student relationship advisors who guide you throughout your academic experience
  • Insight theories and thoughtful reflection that enhance managerial learning and development
  • A learning environment that encourages the cultivation of global thinking to advance a more humane and sustainable world community
  • Your choice of online, on-ground or hybrid courses

CONTACT ADMISSIONS

800.225.5588

admissions@ltu.edu

CONTACT BUSINESS AND IT

248.204.3050

busitdean@ltu.edu

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How can an MSIT help you in your career?
  • You will greatly increase your technical competency
  • Prepare for advanced leadership roles in technology
  • Experience intense demand for your skills in a high-earning field
  • Work at high levels of authority in a field that is continuously innovating
  • Take on technical challenges that are professionally satisfying
Why LTU for information technology?
  • Lawrence Tech offers exposure through interdisciplinary projects to fields you may not encounter in a traditional program 
  • Familiarity with architecture and design, the sciences and engineering can give you a distinct advantage in today’s technologically driven job market
  • LTU is located in one of the world’s great centers for entrepreneurship, technological achievement and innovation
  • Named one of the best universities in the Midwest by the Princeton Review, Lawrence Tech is committed to the motto of theory and practice

Curriculum

Your 30-credit-hour program consists of:

 0-10 Credit Hours (may be required)

Course Number Subject Main Campus Rotation Online Rotation Cr. Hrs.
MBA 5013 Business Applications of Statistical Analysis Fall Spring 3
INT 6043 Management Information Systems Fall, Spring, Summer Spring 1.5

21 Credit Hours

Course Number Subject Main Campus Rotation Online Rotation Cr. Hrs.
MBA 6103 Python for Data Analysis & Visualization Fall, Spring, Summer Fall, Spring, Summer 3
INT 6113 Database Management Systems Fall(TBD), Spring Fall 3
INT 6123 Systems Analysis and Design Fall(TBD), Spring Fall 3
INT 6143 Advanced Computer Networking Fall, Summer Spring 3
INT 7063 Project Management Fall, Summer Spring 3
INT 7223 Cybersecurity Fall, Summer(TBD) Spring, Summer(TBD) 3

Concentrations and Electives (9 Credit Hours)
May choose a range of electives for general MSIT Degree or all three from one subject below for a concentration.

Business Analytics

Course Number Subject Main Campus Rotation Online Rotation Cr. Hrs.
INT 7213 Business Analytics & Intelligence Fall 3
INT 7253 Visual Analytics Summer 3
INT 7513 Data Mining Algorithms  Spring 3

Cybersecurity

Course Number Subject Main Campus Rotation Online Rotation Cr. Hrs.
INT 7233 Cyber Law, Policy & Ethics Summer 3
INT 7243 Disaster Recovery and Business Cont. Spring 3
INT 7263 Vulnerability Analysis & Penetration Testing Fall 3

Project Management

INT 6253 Managing Outsourced Projects  Fall, Spring (Hybrid), Summer Fall 3
INT 7563 Agile Project Management  Fall (Hybrid) Spring (Hybrid) 3
MBA 6043 Reflective Leadership  Spring (2019) 3
MBA 7033 Organization Development & Change Management  Fall 3
MBA 7053 Managing a Global Workforce  Summer 3
MBA 7103 Entrepreneurship and New Venture Fall Spring 3
MBA 7173 Project Risk & Quality Management  Fall (Hybrid) 3
Course Number Subject Main Campus Rotation Online Rotation Cr. Hrs.

ACCREDITATIONS

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