Master's Degree Programs in Information Technology (MSIT)

Information Technology is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world today. As the business world has become increasingly dependent on computers, the demand for IT professionals has grown so rapidly that it now far exceeds the number of graduates with the necessary education and skills. In this powerful specialized IT masters degree, students can learn about managing projects and the critical security issues that face the IT industry. The team-based program is dedicated to providing students with the industry-current IT skills required to help companies meet their information systems needs. Our online information technology masters degree is designed to keep pace with changing technologies and is taught by industry specialists who bring their expertise to their coursework.

Program Outcomes

  • Manage the enterprise information systems and supporting teams.
  • Analyze the network environment issues and develop solutions.
  • Understand the challenges of designing and implementing a database system.
  • Formulate application development plans to meet the business requirements.
  • Research, evaluate, and select appropriate technologies for use in information systems.
  • Apply advanced skills within the specialization to a business environment.

Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation

American InterContinental University® is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. To contact the Higher Learning Commission please visit


    Today’s business careers are becoming increasingly specialized, challenging students to develop more extensive skills and expertise. AIU offers industry-focused degree specializations that allow you to take more courses in your field of interest than at other schools so you can develop the specific knowledge you need to move your career forward. Scroll down to view AIU’s degree specializations.

  • Information Assurance and Security

    The specialization in Information Assurance and Security allows students an opportunity to understand information security and how technologies can be applied to operating systems, database management systems and computer networks.

  • IT Project Management

    The specialization in IT Project Management gives students an opportunity to understand the roles, responsibilities and management methods of the technology project manager and to master the skills that could help them manage information systems and information technology projects in organizations.