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Obtaining a master's degree may provide graduates with career paths for those with advanced skills, critical thinking abilities, and business savvy acquired from a university. With an MA, students can position themselves to compete for some of the fast-growing jobs in their industry. What is an MA in IT? An advanced degree in IT, the master’s degree gives students the opportunity to go beyon… Read more

Obtaining a master's degree may provide graduates with career paths for those with advanced skills, critical thinking abilities, and business savvy acquired from a university. With an MA, students can position themselves to compete for some of the fast-growing jobs in their industry.

What is an MA in IT? An advanced degree in IT, the master’s degree gives students the opportunity to go beyond basic knowledge in order to gain an understanding of integrated design and technology theory, and to develop the applied technical skills necessary for success. Students focus on gaining technical competence, learning critical thinking and analytical skills, and gaining business perspective and leadership experience. Typical coursework includes principles of information technology, emerging technologies, regulations and compliance, advanced networking technology, and project management.

With a master’s degree, students can focus on IT management in addition to gaining technical expertise. Graduating with a MA in IT, students are poised to lead new development and manage complex technology teams to advance the field. Whether students are entering the program right after undergraduate studies or attending part-time while working as a full-time IT professional, a master’s degree can give them a competitive edge.

Because IT programs are offered around the world, costs may vary. Contact programs that you are interested in attending to learn more about costs and courses of study offered.

The combination of technical expertise, telecommunications theory, and business and management skills gained in an MA program can give students a competitive edge in a growing field. Whether you hope to be a software developer or a network system analyst, IT jobs offer competitive salaries. With a master’s degree, students are also prepared to enter into leadership roles in telecommunications industries. As a technology director or lead developer, you not only get the opportunity to showcase your technical skills but also to lead advanced technology projects.

Few careers offer as much earning potential and opportunities for innovation as IT. With an MA in IT, you can prepare yourself for a role as an industry leader. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Swansea University
Swansea , United Kingdom

Cyber crime and terrorism are among the biggest threats facing society and are key priorities for government at all levels. This MA will give you an in-depth understanding of ... +

Cyber crime and terrorism are among the biggest threats facing society and are key priorities for government at all levels. This MA will give you an in-depth understanding of the constantly changing nature of online crimes and criminal behaviour, opening up a range of exciting career opportunities. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
IUBH University of Applied Sciences
Bad Honnef , Germany

Be it in a storefront retailer or an online shop, the finance sector or aviation, the travel industry, or telecommunications; data affects business success in every industry s ... +

Be it in a storefront retailer or an online shop, the finance sector or aviation, the travel industry, or telecommunications; data affects business success in every industry sector. A large amount of unstructured data collected needs to not only be stored but also analyzed and efficiently utilized. As a big data manager, it is your responsibility to generate strategic benefits from data. You will coordinate corresponding projects, and act as the interface between senior management, data engineers, and data analysts. You understand the principles of information management and artificial intelligence. You have a sense of new technologies and their applications in a business environment. And you are able to align those activities with the company’s strategy by understanding your management’s needs. Lastly, you will use your expertise to critically analyze current advancements in the industry, differentiate between short-lived trends and realistic solutions, and advise senior management accordingly. -
MA
Full-time
2 semesters
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
The Citadel
Charleston , USA

The Citadel’s Master of Arts in Intelligence and Security Studies (ISS) prepares students to enhance national security through intelligence and homeland security leadership. B ... +

The Citadel’s Master of Arts in Intelligence and Security Studies (ISS) prepares students to enhance national security through intelligence and homeland security leadership. Best practices for intelligence collection and analysis and national security combined with current theory, research, and experience give students the background necessary to cultivate critical thinking, concise writing, and effective briefing. By introducing applicable management principles and policy analysis, the program fosters the leadership skills to successfully address security and intelligence challenges facing the United States. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National Security (DMGS)
Washington , USA

DMGS' M.A. in Intelligence focuses on the collection, analysis, analytical presentation, and counterintelligence in both the public and the private sector.

DMGS' M.A. in Intelligence focuses on the collection, analysis, analytical presentation, and counterintelligence in both the public and the private sector. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
International Black Sea University
Tbilisi , Georgia

MA in IT-Management Program joins contemporary tendencies of industry, business, management and theory of IT, integrating international practice and specific cases to enable i ... +

MA in IT-Management Program joins contemporary tendencies of industry, business, management and theory of IT, integrating international practice and specific cases to enable its students to be open to process improvement and innovation. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
IUBH University of Applied Sciences
Bad Honnef , Germany +1 More

Information is the most important asset for companies. But who decides which information is valuable? How do you get the most out of the information? And which technologies ca ... +

Information is the most important asset for companies. But who decides which information is valuable? How do you get the most out of the information? And which technologies can be used effectively? Specialists in IT management answer these kinds of questions. -
MA
Full-time
2 semesters
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 

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