Master of Science in Information Technology Online Degree Program

Master of Science in Information Technology Online Degree Program

Admission Requirements  |  Program Format  |  Degree Requirements Potential Careers

Become an IT Professional with a Master of Science in Information Technology!

Have you always wanted to create complex programming designs, solve IT problems for small businesses or corporations, or lead a team of IT professionals in creating business systems that make companies successful? Liberty University’s Masters in Information Technology, a 100% online program, is for you! In our online IT degree, you will become equipped to meet the business world’s need for IT leaders. Not only will you increase your knowledge in the field of information technology, but you will also gain a deeper understanding of the infrastructure of specific systems, critical thinking and analysis, and modeling and design through the real world application of networking and database management.

Why Choose Liberty’s Master's in Information Technology Online Degree?

Our purpose in creating a Master of Science in Information Technology program is to develop information technology (IT) professionals with a Christian worldview. Through our Masters in Information Technology online degree, you will understand the effective and efficient convergence of information technology and business processes and how to design relevant associated IT systems using innovative methods that are consistent with business objectives. Our online IT degree is geared towards the application and design of technology and its engineering applications and systems.

As the largest private, nonprofit university in the nation and the largest university in Virginia, Liberty University strives for continual improvement to promote student success. In accordance with the mission of Liberty University, the graduate faculty who teach our Masters in Information Technology seek to educate the whole person, developing the values, knowledge, and skills they need to design effective IT solutions based upon industry best practices. Our 36-hour Masters in Information Technology program is intended for individuals who will meet the information technology goals of a business, whether as an information technology leader, professional, or instructor.

Highlights of Our Online Master's in Information Technology Degree

  • Tuition for our Masters in Information Technology online degree and other online programs has not increased in three straight years. While many other schools have raised tuition for their programs, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university.
  • By earning your online Masters in Information Technology degree from a non-profit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • Students enrolled in our Master's in Information Technology degree program will have access to a plethora of resources through Liberty's research portal.
  • Students have the ability to complete this degree in under two years!

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Benefits of Earning a Master’s in Information Technology at Liberty

  • Increase in job opportunities in business organizations after completing your Masters in Information Technology online degree.
  • Liberty graduates are frequently sought after by prestigious companies for their integrity, personal discipline, and versatility.
  • Learn from experienced professors in the field of technology.
  • Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). Accreditation by SACS means your degree will be recognized around the nation.

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Military Benefits

Are you a service member, veteran, military spouse, or Department of Defense employee? We are proud to support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts - $275 for graduate (per credit hour)
    • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as an Emergency Responder (less than $625 per course).

Masters in Information Technology Program Format

  • 100% Online
  • 36 total hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours (18 credit hours) may be transferred if approved and allowable.
  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set login times.

Online Information Technology Degree Information and Requirements

Potential IT Careers

After completion of our Masters in Information Technology online degree, you will have the opportunity to pursue a career in the following areas:

  • Database Administrator
  • Network Security Manager
  • Security Analyst
  • Security Auditor
  • Application Designer
  • Database Administrator
  • Database Analyst
  • Software Programmer

Information Technology Cognates

Students pursuing the Master of Science in Information Technology must select a cognate.