M.S. in IT – Software Design and Management

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Master of Science in Information Technology – Software Design and Management

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Lead Development Projects by Earning an Online Master’s in IT – Software Design and Management Degree

Information technology is a growing and competitive business; its influence ranges from business strategies to creating complicated computer games. This vast technological empire requires individuals with the curiosity, creative eye, and passion for creating software which ensures detail and quality for an excellent product. Liberty University’s Master of Science in Information Technology – Software Design and Management will provide you with the edge needed as a software designer by imparting management, business, and networking skills essential to a well-rounded degree. Each course taken will challenge you to integrate ethics and business into the world of information technology as well as provide skill sets to help you further your career.

Due to the flexible and affordable nature of the 100% online degree program format, you can maintain your regular activity while pursuing your Masters in Information Technology. Whether you are seeking to advance in your career field or become more marketable, Liberty University’s information technology master’s degree will train you with unique skills and abilities, taught through a Christian worldview.

What Will You Learn in the Online Master’s in IT – Software Design and Management Degree?

  • Secure software engineering
  • Software development management
  • Software design
  • Statistical analysis and data mining

Under our masters in information technology – software design and management online degree, you will train with leading individuals in the area of information technology to accumulate practical application and a better understanding of what the position truly encompasses. This exciting career field will require diligence and creativity as well as a passion for solving virtual complexities. Following Liberty’s goal of Training Champions for Christ, you will meet and surpass these qualifications to serve as a sought-after software designer, capable of leading a team to successful outcomes.

Potential Career Options with a Degree in IT – Software Design and Management

  • Application designer
  • Database administrator
  • Database analyst
  • Software programmer

Program Highlights for the Online Masters in IT – Software Design and Management

As a leader in distance education since 1985, we understand what it takes to create a flexible and affordable education for busy people. Since we have been investing in distance and online learning for decades, our experience has taught us how to streamline our degree options so you can focus on what really matters to you. While many schools offer online degrees, we believe Liberty stands out.

Here’s what sets us apart:

  • We are recognized by multiple institutions for our academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our commitment to excellence also helped us rank among Niche.com’s top 3 online schools in America. Earning your online Master of Science in Information Technology – Software Design & Management degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs has not increased in 7 years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university.
    • You can complete this M.S. in Information Technology – Software Design & Management program in as little as 1.5 years.

    Military Benefits

    Service is important to us, so whether you’re currently serving in the Armed Forces, have served, or are married to someone who serves, we’re here to serve you. Liberty’s military benefits are available to:

    • Active duty service members of the U.S. Armed Forces
    • Reserve/National Guard
    • Veterans/retirees
    • Spouses of service members and veterans/retirees
    • Current Department of Defense employees

    We are proud to support you in your pursuit of a flexible and affordable online education by offering you the following benefits: 

    • Tuition discounts – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
    • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a  First Responder (less than $625 per course)
    • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year and no set login times

     

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    Credit Hours

    1.5

    Years (Avg.)

    Class Type

    100% online, 8-week courses

    Interested in studying on campus?

    Transfer Credits

    Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

    Next Start Date

    Jan 16, 2023

    Accreditation

    Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

    Experience That Matters to You

    As an accredited Christian college with a 7,000-acre campus in Lynchburg, Virginia, Liberty University offers you an education that is both academically challenging and rooted in a biblical worldview.

    At Liberty, you’ll benefit from 35+ years of learning, growing, adapting, and innovating for the distance learner — and more than a decade of researching the needs of the online student. You can be confident that we’ve taken the time to learn what’s important to you.

    And what’s that?

    • Affordability
    • Accessibility
    • Academic Quality

    These important factors challenged us to find new financial solutions, get ahead of industry trends, and blaze trails into cutting-edge career fields — and it’s paid off. That’s the difference experience makes.

     

    Ranked among Niche.com’s top 3 online schools in America and recognized by multiple institutions for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility.

    Why Choose Liberty University?

    Enjoy Flexible Courses

    Choose from a wide variety of programs at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level, most of which are 100% online*. With an 8-week format and 8 start dates per year, it’s easy to fit your courses around your schedule!

    * excludes licensure, certification, and some doctoral programs

    Maximize Your Time

    Start and finish your degree faster! Liberty requires no standardized testing for admission, and you can transfer previous course credit — transfer in up to 75% of a bachelor’s degree and up to 50% of a master’s, postgraduate, or doctoral degree — or discover how your life, career, or military experience may count toward your college degree.

    Grow in Your Faith

    All of our courses are taught from a Christian perspective, and our faculty see themselves as mentors. Our mission is to Train Champions for Christ — we’re committed to championing you as you study to go further in your field, become a leader in your industry, or start a new career.

    Access Academic Support

    Throughout your educational journey, you will have access to academic resources that will aid in the completion of your degree. Services include our online library, writing center, tutoring, study aids, IT assistance, 30+ tutorial videos, live webinars, and personalized help from our academic advising team.

    An Online Education with On-Campus Benefits

    Cheer on 20 NCAA Division I
    games that air nationwide

    Graduate with your peers

    Be inspired by world-renowned
    speakers at Convocation

    Why We’re Nonprofit

    As a nonprofit (not-for-profit) university, Liberty is in the business of training skilled professionals to make a difference in the world – not gaining profit, revenue, or producing dividends for shareholders. In keeping with our commitment to your education, we invest our resources back into degree programs and into your student experience.

    While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university and has not increased tuition for 7 straight years. Lower tuition means less student loan debt for students.

    For Liberty University, nonprofit is more than a status; it is a valuable opportunity to invest in the lives of students who will go out and impact the world.

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    Financing Options

    Financial Aid

    Nearly 80% of all Liberty students in an online program are awarded financial aid. Virginia residents may qualify for additional aid — learn more!

    Corporate Tuition Assistance

    Deferred – If your company reimburses you for the cost of your education, you pay only a portion of your balance up front. You submit your grades to your employer who pays you, and then you pay the remaining balance for your classes.

    Tuition Discounts

    Qualified military service members, veterans, and their spouses can receive up to 55% off their tuition rate for eligible programs!

    Contact one of our Admissions Counselors for more information by calling (800) 424-9595.

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