The Master in Information Technology (MIT) program aims to produce the complete IT professional –equally capable as a software engineer, systems administrator, business analyst, and researcher. The Master’s Degree gives the graduate an edge in the IT industry as it trains graduate students not just to be administrators, but to be managers, senior engineers, strategic planners, chief information officers, entrepreneurs, and educators. It does this by providing IT training that focuses on the development of intellectual activities and not just the acquisition of skills.
The program emphasizes the acquisition of concepts and technologies preparing and enabling the graduate student for the industrial practice of systems integration, systems administration, systems planning, systems implementation and other activities that maintain the integrity and proper functionality of a system and its components. It also involves projects relevant to the industry including business, education, government.
The University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P) offers a graduate program leading to a Master in Information Technology (MIT) degree in order to make it competitive as a preferred provider of learning and development solutions to IT professionals. The MIT program aims to produce graduates who excel not only in terms of knowledge and know-how but also in terms of sophistication, adaptability and professionalism. It prepares the students to meet the demands of the fast-paced IT industry through a work-and-study approach combining strong theoretical foundations with practical training and liberal education. MIT graduates are also developed to have a critical mind in order to facilitate research to further develop the industry.
The MIT program aims to produce well-rounded graduates who are knowledgeable in advance information technology concepts, techniques and principles, and skills in using IT to provide managerial and senior-level solutions to problems of organizations and society.
MIT graduates can further advance their careers as senior systems analysts, lead software engineers, solutions architects, and project managers. Some of them may be at the helm of organizations that manage database systems and network infrastructure. For the more business-inclined graduate students, there are also careers in technical sales, marketing management, and business development. The majority of graduates work for companies in the software, business-process outsourcing, manufacturing, and telecommunication industries, while a number of them have set up their own
high-technology outfits. MIT graduates can also teach in universities and engage in advanced research to enrich the field of information technology. The MIT program of UA&P aims to produce experts in the business of IT.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS (TO BE SUBMITTED IN A SHORT BROWN ENVELOPE)
- Completed MIT application form
- Transcript of records (original copy)
- Curriculum vitae (with 2×2 photo)
- Two 2×2 pictures
- Two letters of recommendation (from supervisor or former professors)
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