Master of Science in Information Technology / Informatics
University of Maryland Global Campus

Program Details

The Master of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Informatics is an online computer information systems degree for those seeking career advancement and/or to prepare for certification.  This degree provides a strong foundation in the major categories of IT management so you can take this in whatever direction best suits you.  As you prepare for your future through a combination of theories, real-world applications, and practical skills, you will develop advanced skills in:

  • Networking
  • Security
  • Software Development
  • Databases
  • Web Design
  • IT Acquisitions

Students will learn to apply legal, ethical, and privacy considerations to information assurance decisions while also mastering techniques for relational database design, query optimization, concurrency control, recovery, and integrity.  All students have the opportunity to build a website with at least five different media/interactive components.  By the time you complete this degree, designed with input from top employers in the field, you will be prepared to move forward in Informatics.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Maryland Global Campus is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s)