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Master of Science in Information Technology / Software Application Development

Program Details

The Software Application Development concentration program is recognized by the Professional Science Master's (PSM) national office as a Professional Science Master's program.

Graduates of this program are able to:

  • Analyze users’ needs, and design, test and develop software to meet those needs
  • Recommend software upgrades for customers’ existing programs and systems
  • Design each piece of the application or system and plan how the pieces will work together
  • Create a variety of models and diagrams (such as flowcharts) that instruct programmers how to write the software code
  • Ensure that the software continues to function normally through software maintenance and testing
  • Document every aspect of the application or system as a reference for future maintenance and upgrades
  • Collaborate with other computer specialists to create optimum software. 

Requirements

A bachelors degree is required. 

Accreditation & Licensing

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education