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Online Master's in Information Technology

Integrate business expertise with knowledge of information management systems.

Take the next step in your career with the Online Master of Science in Information Technology (Professional Science Master’s). Advance your training in the study, design, development, implementation, testing and support of applications of computing and communication technologies.

The Online Applied IT concentration provides an enterprise perspective that focuses on the management and implementation of information technology to support today’s business, industry or government work environments. You will learn how communications, management, legal considerations and other workplace skills highly valued by employers are integrated with information technology to facilitate successful application of technology in an organization.

Montclair’s innovative MS in Applied IT programs provide graduates with global perspective, competitive advantage and real-world expertise. Our STEM designated degree programs are fully-accredited, affordable and designed to fit the needs of your busy schedule.

Apply for: Fall 2024
Start class: Sept 4
Credit Hours: 33
Tuition & Aid

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Our focus is your success.

Course content and schedules are geared toward working professionals. We provide the convenience of a fully online program combined with full access to student support services.

  • Affordable tuition rate; $690 per credit
  • Industry-related coursework integrates IT knowledge with highly valued business and leadership skills.
  • Industry internship provides connections to potential employers and real world experience to the classroom.

What You Will Study in the Information Technology Online Degree

As a nationally certified Professional Science Master’s (PSM) degree, the program integrates essential business and communication skills with science, technology, and innovation. Gain a managerial perspective of how to implement technology in an organization in as little as 18 months. Courses are offered during the fall, spring and summer in a convenient fully online format.


CS and IT Bootcamp Option for Career Changers

Looking for a career change and have limited or no background in computer science and/or information technology?  We help you bridge the gap. Computing technology bridge courses are offered fully online in accelerated, eight week sessions. As a bonus, you will earn a Certificate in Computing Technology to use as a career-building credential as you advance your skills in the field.

  • CSIT-501: Java Programming
  • CSIT-502: Computer Systems Principles
  • CSIT-503: Data Structures
  • CSIT-504: Discrete Mathematics in Computing

Explore IT Careers

The most recent US Bureau of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook anticipates increasing demand for training information technology specialists, which include individuals trained to manage, create or utilize computer systems and networks, software and databases.

Additionally, given changes in the underlying way organizations obtain talent and the rate at which organizations need to implement solutions, there is an increasing dependence on bootcamps to provide very specific technology talent and demand for a DevOps and agile operations skill set. The Applied IT concentration develops leaders who can manage the many facets associated with the implementation of information technology solutions.

Information Technology professionals are employed as:

  • Applications Engineers
  • Computer Systems Engineers
  • Computer Support Specialists
  • Cyber Security Analysts
  • Database Administrators
  • Information Technology Security Analysts
  • IT Project Managers
  • Java Software Developers
  • Network Engineer/Architects
  • Software Developers
  • Solutions Architects
  • Systems Analysts
  • Technical Analysts
  • Web Developers
Admission Requirements
  • Submit Online Application
  • Transcript: One from each college attended.
  • Letters of Recommendation: Two
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume/CV
  • No GRE exam required
  • The $60 application fee is waived for Online Programs.
  • The Graduate School requires the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree in order to be eligible to apply for a graduate program. Applicants with non-U.S. degrees, please visit the International Applicants page to review the U.S. degree equivalency information.
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Contact Us

For more information, please contact Montclair Online.
Phone: 973-655-7110

Coordinator: Dr. Vaibhav Anu

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