What will I learn?

Available Emphasis Areas: Mobile and Web Application Development – Emphasis; Project Management – Emphasis; Information Security & Assurance – Emphasis.

The Master of Computer Information Technology (MCIT) program is designed to train students in the information technology domain while also helping students develop highly valued industry-relevant skills. This 30-credit hour non-thesis based master’s program has been developed in consultation with an advisory board of professionals to ensure the program meets current and anticipated workforce needs.

Careers

In seeking to address the challenges associated with computer information technology as a persistent and pervasive force in society, organizations across the globe are increasingly looking for employees with skills that cross disciplines to effectively manage technology as well as individuals impacted by technology. Our Computer Information Technology degree takes the interdisciplinary and global approach needed to prepare you to address technology issues and the changes borne of technical advancements. Here, you can accelerate your career, boost your skill set, and learn to operate more effectively in a variety of professional environments.

Our program will educate you on the science of information technology concepts, the organizational impact of technology, the implications of technical innovations and globalization, the theory of change and change mitigation, and the value of research undertaken in technical settings. You will pursue one emphasis area oriented toward your interests in cyber security and assurance, or project management.

Career opportunities that might be pursued: Cyber security Administrator/Analyst; Cyber Forensics Analyst; Chief Security Officer; Information Security Administrator, Analyst/Architect/Manager; Project Manager; Web Designer/Architect; Mobile/Web Applications; Developer/Programmer; Research Assistant.

Which department am I in?

College of Education

Study options

Online/Distance (Minimum of 30 Units)

Tuition fees
USD $10,350 for 18 credit hours

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

Start date

11 January 2021

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have earned a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 out of a 4.0 scale for their bachelor’s degree to be considered for regular admission. Admitted students are expected to have undergraduate educational experiences, including general education studies, that are similar to those required for a baccalaureate at Northern Arizona University.

For international students

Applicants must have earned a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 out of a 4.0 scale for their bachelor’s degree to be considered for regular admission. Admitted students are expected to have undergraduate educational experiences, including general education studies, that are similar to those required for a baccalaureate at Northern Arizona University.

The minimum English proficiency scores for most programs are: 80 (TOEFL iBT) or 6.5 (IELTS). Scores must be sent directly to the Center for International Education from the Testing Institution.

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

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About this uni

Teaching is world-class and led by expert faculty who know how to nurture student talent.

  • Bachelor’s and graduate degrees
  • English language and exchange programs
  • Located in the stunning natural U.S. state of Arizona
  • 19:1 student-to-faculty ratio