Program Overview

The MS in Information Technology degree program consists of online graduate courses that focus on operating systems management, large-scale application deployment, network and systems administration, and managing virtual systems. Students gain a thorough understanding of contemporary operating systems deployment, network and systems administration, virtualization and cloud computing, network threats, wireless network security, data recovery, and forensics.

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    Degree Level: Master
    Delivery Format: 100% Online
    Requirements:

    A transcript showing proof of completion of an undergraduate BS or BA degree from an accredited institution. Mathematical experience to include a minimum of one semester of Pre-Calculus, one semester of Discrete Mathematics and one semester of Statistics, or the equivalent experience. C Programming proficiency, to include a minimum of one class of C Programming and one class of Data structures, or the equivalent experience.

    Restrictions:

    The University of Massachusetts Lowell is not presently accepting applications or registrations for online courses, degrees or certificate programs from residents of Arkansas, Kansas or Minnesota. Due to recent legislative changes the University of Massachusetts Lowell is not seeking state authorization to offer online programs in those states. State and federal laws require colleges and universities to receive state authorization to offer online programs in states other than their own.

    Accreditation & Licensing:

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

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    The UMass Lowell College of Sciences has a long tradition of creative and affordable education, innovative research and a commitment to the economic and social strength of the region.  The breadth of the College provides students with:

           •    A wealth of opportunities such as exciting courses, 
           •    Participation in cutting-edge research and 
           •    A chance to experience the world of interdisciplinary innovation 

    We offer a variety of degree choices including B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees with opportunities for hands-on training at all levels. We work collaboratively with other colleges and schools at UMass Lowell to provide educational experiences in cutting-edge fields. Our students develop the skills of reasoning, communication, and analysis required to succeed in a rapidly changing technological and global environment.  The College is committed to expanding the knowledge of science to enrich lives and to contribute more to society.

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