Master of Science in Information Technology

Walsh College

Program Description

Master of Science in Information Technology

Walsh College

Master of Science in Information Technology

The Masters of Science in Information Technology (MSIT) is focused on preparing IT professionals to optimize information technology management in support of business strategies and goals.

The MSIT program will allow students to employ information and information technology for strategic advantage, apply critical, strategic, ethical, and innovative thinking to achieve results-oriented organizational goals, balance continuity and change in the development, implementation, and evaluation of information technology, lead at the enterprise level by linking critical decisions regarding resources, people, processes, and technologies to organizational performance and information assurance, Communicate at the strategic level demonstrating command of the topic, logical organization, compelling argument, and excellence in English grammar and syntax and commit to lifelong development of self and others as reflective learners.

Core Courses

  • IT 503 Ethics Seminar (1 cr)
  • IT 504 Integrated Systems Thinking (3 cr)
  • IT 505 Governance, Risk and Compliance (3 cr)
  • IT 506 IT Leadership and Strategy (3 cr)
  • IT 599 Capstone (3 cr)

Student also must complete ALL courses from the following focus areas:

1) Leading Through Portfolio & Product Management

  • IT 551 Fundamentals of Project and Portfolio Management (3 cr)
  • IT 552 Communication and Financial Management (3 cr)
  • IT 553 Product and Portfolio Management (3 cr)

2) Protecting the Enterprise

  • IT 565 Fundamental of Cyber Security (3 cr)
  • IT 566 Security Program Management (3 cr)
  • IT 567 Business Continuity, Resilience and Crisis Management (3 cr)

3) Maximizing Enterprise Technology

  • IT 575 Network and Enterprise Architecture (3 cr)
  • IT 576 Data and Decision Making (3 cr)
  • IT 577 Management of Emerging Technologies (3 cr)

A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.000 must be earned while in residence. All other courses must be completed with a “C” (2.000) or higher.


Students who have the following certifications are eligible for advanced standing course credit:

  • CGEIT Certification: IT 505
  • CISSP Certification: IT 565 and IT 566
  • CISM Certification: IT 505 and IT 566
  • PMP Certification: IT 506, IT 551, and IT 552
  • SSCP Certification: IT 565
This school offers programs in:
  • English
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
36 - 42 hours
Full time
577 USD
Start date Sept. 2017
USA Troy, Alabama
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 36 - 42 hours
Price 577 USD
per credit hour