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Advance Your Technical Skills with a Master’s Degree in IT

Are you a seasoned information technology (IT) professional looking for career advancement? Maybe you have years of technical experience, but you want to break out into the field professionally. Liberty University’s Master of Science in Information Technology will provide you with the skills and training needed to meet your goals.

If your current career is IT-related, earning your master’s degree in the field will provide you with valuable knowledge and enhance your skill set to take on management and leadership roles. You could get a competitive edge for promotion opportunities. If you’ve already received your bachelor’s degree in another field and want a career change, our M.S. in Information Technology will give you essential expertise and a valuable credential.

Partner with us now and pursue your master’s degree in IT with Liberty University. We’ll help you achieve your professional goals while giving you the experience of a residential campus and the ethical background of a Christian education.


Why Choose Liberty’s M.S. in Information Technology Degree?

If you’re looking for a quality IT degree from a reputable school, you’ll find just that with Liberty University’s master’s in information technology. Here are some of the things that will make your time pursuing a degree a Liberty worthwhile:

  • Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
  • Each of your classes is taught from a Christian worldview, so you can be confident that you’re receiving both a quality education and the biblical principles needed to be an ethical leader in your field.
  • Your professors have received doctoral degrees in IT and related fields, and they are excited about investing in your life both academically and spiritually.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to take advantage of all the on-campus amenities that Liberty has to offer like our award-winning dining hall, NCAA Division I athletic games, and world-class exercise facilities.
  • Utilize the School of Business building and it’s state-of-the-art technology, including the Center for Cyber Excellence.

What Will You Learn in Our IT Master’s Degree?

The curriculum in your M.S. in Information Technology is designed to give you the foundation of knowledge and skills you’ll need to succeed in your field and advance in your career. Throughout this program, you’ll study the basics of IT infrastructure and computer security. You’ll also take core courses like the following:

  • Computer Networks
  • Database Design and Development
  • Software Development
  • Statistical Analysis and Data Mining
  • Systems Analysis, Modeling, and Design

Additionally, you’ll take a capstone course where you will showcase the knowledge you’ve gained throughout your degree. This course will allow you to research and solve a current problem in IT. You will utilize your analytical, design, research, and management skills while completing this course.

Review our featured courses below for more information.

Featured Courses

BMIS 520 – IT Infrastructure

CSIS 505 – Software Development

CSIS 535 – Computer Networks

CSIS 657 – Statistical Analysis and Data Mining

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Highlights of Our Master’s in IT Degree

  • Our School of Business is located in a state-of-the-art, 78,000-square-foot building on campus and provides you with information technology labs, a networking and data center, simulated stock trading room with New York Stock Exchange display boards, Center for EntrepreneurshipCenter for Cyber Excellence, and Center for Financial Literacy.
  • Your professors have earned doctoral degrees in technical fields and have a wide array of IT experience to help you succeed throughout your program.
  • You’re provided with the opportunity to graduate with a variety of certificates like Microsoft, SAP, Cisco, Oracle, and more.

Master of Science in Information Technology Degree Information

Career Opportunities for M.S. in Information Technology Graduates

  • Application designer
  • Database administrator or analyst
  • Network security manager
  • Security analyst or auditor
  • Software programmer

Admission Requirements for Graduate Degrees

Every application is reviewed on a case-by-case basis, and all applicants must submit the following documents and meet the minimum requirements for admission:

  • Admission application
  • Self-certification form (for students who are in the final term of their bachelor’s degree)
  • Current Liberty undergraduate students seeking preliminary acceptance into a graduate program must complete a graduation application through their ASIST account
  • A regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with at least a 3.0 GPA for admission in good standing.
  • Students without the following coursework on their undergraduate transcript will be required to complete the following classes upon admission to the program:
    • 3 hours in object-oriented programming (C++, C#, or Java)
    • 3 hours in advanced object-oriented programming (C++, C#, or Java)
    • 3 hours in computer networking
    • 3 hours in algebra
    • 3 hours in statistics

Network Design and Security

Software Design and Management