List of Accredited Online Degrees

Computer Science is a broad area of study comprised of many areas of focus. One of the core concepts related to computer science is the emphasis on Information Technology, commonly referred to as IT. The application of information technology is the process of gathering, storing, accessing, transferring and changing data. Many business organizations rely on the massive amounts of information that can be sent and received because of the innovative technological advances in computer science.

IT is mostly associated with computers, but can also apply to any other type of electronic data transfer technology such as the internet, telecommunications, e-commerce and semi-conductors. The most profitable of business ventures rely heavily on information technology to expedite procedures, to obtain correct data for decision making as well as to provide quantitative results to efficiently evaluate current methods and recognize improvements or setbacks.

The modern computer is based on integrated circuits that are capable of solving difficult logic scenarios with the precise configuration of specific arithmetic equations. The technology age is defined by the exponential evolution of the basic computer, now able to fit into mobile devices such as smart phones, music players and tablets; or large enough to support entire cities and corporations.

Degree programs that train and educate students on the core fundamentals of computer science, will integrate the necessary and useful concepts of information technology. IT specialists are responsible for selecting, using and teaching suitable computer programs for government agencies, schools, medical organizations or financial institutions to name a few. The exponential evolution of how a society records data has begun with roots in ancient times, using slide rules or an abacus, to the mid 1940’s with the invention of the first ‘computer’ as we would think of today. The annual spending for further advancement of IT technology will include the salaries of well-educated and trained individuals earning undergraduate or graduate degrees in computer science and information technology.

Successful graduates of a computer science IT program will be well prepared to enter the professional atmosphere and peer oriented working environments of a competitive global job market. Earning a degree with an IT focus will offer students the opportunities of limitless career potential and room for growth and lifelong learning.

 

List of Accredited Online Degrees

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Master of Science in Information Technology Management

Grand Canyon University's Master of Science in Information Technology Management program is designed to prepare students for leadership positions in information technology. The IT management p...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Interdenominational

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    34
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Master of Science in Information Technology Management (Bridge)

Grand Canyon University’s Bridge (Master of Science in Information Technology Management) degree program is designed for students without a technology-related degree who aspire to gain the l...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Interdenominational

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    50
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Master of Science in Business Analytics

The Master of Science in Business Analytics program prepares students for a career in business analytics with a focus on using big data to help organizations make tactical and strategic decisions....

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Interdenominational

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    38
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

MS - Analytics

It’s the perfect storm for ambitious professionals: demand for skilled data analysts is on the rise, and the graduate schools that train them simply can’t keep up. Capella’s Mast...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    48
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

MS - Network Management

Prepare to lead teams and expand your career opportunities as you develop the skills to design, implement, and maintain diverse network environments that meet business needs. With this online Mast...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    48
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

MS - Project Management: IT (PMI-GAC-accredited)

Capella University's online Master's in Project Management program gives you essential IT skills to make a difference in your organization. This program focuses on the fundamentals of IT p...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    48
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

MS - Information Systems and Technology Management

Prepare to lead teams, advance your career, and impact your organization with an online Master's program in Information Systems and Technology Management that focuses on management skills and ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    48
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

MS - Network Defense

Capella University’s Master’s in Network Defense program prepares information security professionals to assess, develop, and implement solutions to safeguard the information assets and...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    48
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

Master of Science in Cybersecurity & Information Assurance

With the ever-present risk of cyber-threats, there’s never been a more complex and exciting time to work in information systems security. Arm yourself with the knowledge and skills to take a...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    4
  • Credit Type:
    Per Term

Master of Science in Information Technology Management

The online master’s in information technology program with an emphasis in management combines advanced technical expertise with management and leadership skills to prepare you for management...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    4
  • Credit Type:
    Per Term

Mobile Gaming Master of Science Degree

This program allows students to explore the production processes used to produce content for mobile gaming platforms, such as character sketches, level design, story development, and other creativ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    36
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Master of Science in Information Systems / Information Assurance

Liberty University offers a Master of Science in Information Systems with a concentration in Information Assurance. The degree is completed online, providing students with the skills and knowledge...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Christian

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    36
  • Credit Type:

Master of Science in Information Systems / Technology Management

Liberty University offers a Master of Science in Information Systems with a concentration in Technology Management. The degree is completed online, providing students with the skills and knowledge...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Christian

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    36
  • Credit Type:

Master of Science in Information Assurance

Building Systems to Keep Data Safe Make sure that you have the tools and skills to keep online information safe from threats and accidents. Regis University’s onlin...

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Private not-for-profit
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Roman Catholic

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    36
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Master of Science in Database Technologies

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  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Private not-for-profit
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Roman Catholic

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    36
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

Master of Science in Information Technology Management

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  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Private not-for-profit
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Roman Catholic

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    36
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

Master of Science in Information Assurance / Cybersecurity

By focusing your Master’s degree in Information Assurance on the Cybersecurity Specialization, you will learn the fundamentals of securing networks with specific courses on database security...

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Private not-for-profit
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Roman Catholic

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    48
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Master of Science in Information Technology / Information Assurance and Security

The online Master of Information Technology degree with a concentration in Information Assurance and Security is a team-based program and is one of the few in North America solely dedicated to pr...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year and above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    48
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

Master of Science in Information Technology / IT Project Management

Information technology is one of the fastest growing industries in the world today. It is essential in all industries, not just high-tech. As the business world becomes increasingly dependent on ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year and above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    48
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

Master of Science in Cybersecurity & Information Assurance

Founded by 19 U.S. governors, Western Governors University is a private, nonprofit, online university that offers an accredited Master of Science in Information Security and Assurance program. Thi...

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  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    4
  • Credit Type:
    Per Term

Master of Science in Information Technology Management

  • Sector of Institution:
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    4
  • Credit Type:
    Per Term

Master of Computer Information Systems

The fast-paced world of computer information systems welcomes professionals with the drive and skills to navigate change and technological advancements. Colorado State University’s Master of...

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  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    33
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Master of Science in Computer Science

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  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    30
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Master of Science in Information Technology

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  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    30
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Master of Science in Security Studies / Cyber Security

  • Sector of Institution:
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    30
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

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