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What will I learn?

The IT Administration and Security program takes a balanced approach to software and hardware applications and their conceptual underpinnings, offering an array of specializations that prepare students to assume leadership roles as IT-administration managers, enterprise-application administrators, and database, network, security and web services administrators.

Program Objectives

The IT Administration and Security program educates students in the concepts, principles, techniques and practices needed to administer a modern IT environment and its security. Students will gain extensive practical experience doing IT administration. Security will be a component of core courses in addition to a specific security course. Those who complete the program will be well prepared to play leadership roles as database, network, security and web services administrators, as enterprise application administrators and IT administration managers.

Learning Outcomes

Students in the M.S. IT Administration & Security degree program will learn a wide range of leadership and management skills in addition to the following skills:

  • Network systems design, management and security
  • Network services administration
  • Wireless networks security and administration
  • Database administration and management
  • Auditing for computer security and information systems
  • Internet and higher-layer protocols

Which department am I in?

Ying Wu College of Computing

Study options

Full Time (30 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$30,540.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

15 November 2021

Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Ying Wu College of Computing

Guttenberg Information Technologies Center (GITC), Suite 3500,

University Heights,

NEWARK,

New Jersey,

07102, United States

Online/Distance (30 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$48,390.00 per year
USD $1,613 cost per credit

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

15 November 2021

Start date

Expected September 2022

Entry requirements

For students from United States

To be considered for a master's program at NJIT, you must have completed a four-year undergraduate program accredited in the United States, or its equivalent and demonstrates strong academic achievement in an appropriate discipline.

For international students

To be considered for a master's program at NJIT, you must have completed a four-year accredited Bachelor's degree, or its equivalent, and demonstrate strong academic achievement in an appropriate discipline.

The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), Duolingo or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is required for all international applicants not holding a degree from a United States post-secondary institution. The minimum score required is 79 for the Internet-based TOEFL exam, 213 for the computer-based TOEFL exam, or 550 for the paper-based TOEFL exam. A minimum score of 6.5 with no sub-score lower than 6.0 is required for the IELTS exam and 120 on the Duolingo exam.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About New Jersey Institute of Technology

As an industry leader, the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) prepares students for careers in the ever-changing technological market.

  • No.1 university in USA for upward mobility
  • State-of-the-art facilities and leading industry connections
  • Lively campus just 20 minutes from Manhattan, New York
  • 11,400 students from over 70 different countries enrolled