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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

Master of Science in Information Technology Flyer  PDF 
Master of Science in Information Technology Worksheet  PDF 

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 5024 Business Application Programming Fall, Spring Summer(TBD) 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 7063 Project Management  Fall, Spring, Summer Fall, Spring, Summer 3
INT 6113 Database Modeling and Administration Fall(TBD), Spring Fall 3
INT 6123 Systems Analysis and Design Fall(TBD), Spring Fall 3
INT 6143 Enterprise Network Infrastructure Fall, Summer Spring 3
INT 7213 Business Intelligence and Analytics Fall, Summer Spring 3
INT 7223 Cybersecurity Fall, Summer(TBD) Spring, Summer(TBD) 3
INT 7593 IT Capstone Fall, Spring, Summer(TBD) Spring 3
   TOTAL 21

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 7513 Information Retrieval and Data Mining Fall 3
INT 7623 Data Science for Business  Summer 3
INT 7253 Visual Analytics Spring 3

Cybersecurity

Course Number Subject Main Campus Rotation Online Rotation Cr. Hrs.
INT 7233 Advanced Network Security Summer 3
INT 7243 Disaster Recovery and Business Cont. Spring 3
INT 7263 Threats, Vulnerabilities, Security Controls, and Countermeasures Fall 3

Project Management

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

INTERNSHIPS & CO-OPS

The College offers opportunities for internships to our undergraduate students, for 3 to 6 credit hours. The program combines practical internships with some academic deliverables that complement each other. The experience of an internship helps the students merge their theoretical knowledge with practical application.
ore information, please contact: Dr. Sree Raghava: sraghavan@ltu.edu.

ACCREDITATIONS

Learn more about how the college of Business + IT incorporates the following:

  • Engagement
  • Impact
  • Innovation


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