The Master of Information Technology degree program at Virginia Tech consists of 11 courses offered jointly by the school’s Pamplin College of Business and the College of Engineering. Students have the option to specialize in Cybersecurity Policy.
The curriculum of this online Cybersecurity master’s degree allows students to focus on their area of concentration with electives covering topics such as crime and conflict in cyberspace, and cyber law and policy for Information Technology. Students begin their online Information Technology degree by taking core courses in subject areas including information systems design and database concepts, web-based applications and electronic commerce, object-oriented programming with Java, software engineering, computer systems, and strategic leadership.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV
- Should have some experience programming in a modern language such as Java, C, C++, or C#