Information Technology M.S.I.T. (Non-Thesis)

Degree Requirements: 30 Credit Hours

Admission Requirements

Regular

  1. Admissions to the MSIT program are competitive. Meeting the admission requirements does not guarantee admission to the program.
  2. Completed requirements for the Bachelor’s degree at a college or university accredited by the proper regional accrediting association.
  3. An undergraduate degree or the equivalent in Information Technology, Computer Science/Engineering, or Information Systems, or a closely related field of study.
  4. A 3.00 (4.0 scale) cumulative grade point average (GPA) or higher on courses in undergraduate work, or equivalent.
  5. International students must meet College of Graduate Studies English Proficiency requirements.
  6. In addition to the above requirements, admission to the Master of Science in Information Technology also requires:

     (a) two years of work experience in the IT field if the undergraduate degree is not in information       technology, information systems, computer science/engineering or a closely related field; and

     (b) a competitive score on the GRE or GMAT exam. The GRE or GMAT exam may be waived if       the applicant has three or more years of work experience in IT or a closely related field.

Provisional

A student may be granted provisional admission based upon the recommendation of the Master of Science in Information Technology Graduate Program Coordinator or Department Chair.

Non-Degree

Non-degree students are accepted on an individual basis as space is available.

Degree Requirements

Credit Hours
Core Requirements
IT   7130IT Governance3
IT   7135Seminar in IT3
IT   7134IT Project Management3
IT   7131Data Science Methods3
Elective Courses
Choose 15 credits (a maximum of 9 credits from IT 5xxxxG courses)
IT   5090GSelected Topics in Information Technology 3
IT   5135GData Analytics 3
IT   5233Web and Mobile Security Fundamentals3
IT   5434GNetwork Security Fundamentals3
IT   7090Selected Topics in Information Technology 3
IT   7133Digital Security and Forensics Investigation3
IT   7895Special Problems in IT3
Or other elective courses approved by MSIT Program Coordinator
Project
IT   7891Independent Study (Non-Thesis Option)3
Total Credit Hours30

Advisement

Dr. Lei Chen
Graduate Program Director
Department of Information Technology
Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computing
Georgia Southern University
P.O. Box 8150 Statesboro, GA 30460
Phone: (912) 478-7679
FAX: (912) 478-7883
Mail: LChen@georgiasouthern.edu

Advisement

Lei Chen, Ph.D.
Graduate Program Director
Department of Information Technology
Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computing
Georgia Southern University
P.O. Box 8150 Statesboro, GA 30460
Phone: (912) 478-7679
FAX: (912) 478-7883
Mail: LChen@georgiasouthern.edu