Master of Science in Information Science & Technology


$800 Per Credit

The Information Science & Technology master’s (MSIST) is a professional graduate degree program for those who seek advanced training to meet the ever-increasing need for information technology (IT) professionals.

Program Description

The MSIST degree provides essential skills and knowledge in the following areas:

  • Data science: Provides students with advanced knowledge and skills to manage data sets generated by applications.
  • Information security: Focuses on techniques to ensure the security of all data captured, stored and analyzed through applications.

Career Opportunities

The STEM-designated Information Science & Technology (IST) degree provides pathways to in-demand careers in today’s information and technology-dependent world.

From building mobile apps and online solutions to securing and maintaining IT networks, IST graduates are building the information and technology systems people depend on today and envisioning the innovations of tomorrow.



Preference will be given to those students who have a baccalaureate degree in information sciences, computer information systems, computer science, engineering, statistics or a related field. Students with a sufficient background gained through work experience or professional training in information technologies, such as networks, web services and database development, will also be considered for admission to the program.

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