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Master of Information Technology

Become an In-Demand IT Professional

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Program Quick Facts

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High-Demand Field

Every business today uses information technology to fulfill critical business goals.

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100% Online

Flexible, online classes make it easier to reach your goals while balancing work and family life.

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Affordable Tuition

NMSU Global Campus offers competitively priced tuition and scholarship opportunities.

Flexible, High-Quality IT Coursework

The Master of Information Technology degree at NMSU Global Campus increases your knowledge, skills, and value in the growing field of information technologies. With courses offered year-round, our 100% online program gives you a flexible and affordable way to achieve success in this stable career.

Whether you’re already working in a related field or you’re simply interested in pursuing an advanced technology degree, our M-IT program is specifically designed to train you in the advanced application of information technology.

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Career Pathways

Master of Information Technology graduates from NMSU Global Campus enjoy careers across the spectrum of the workplace, in fields such as aerospace, business, education, finance, healthcare, defense industries, research laboratories, nonprofits, and more!

NMSU Global Campus graduates are well-equipped for a wide range of professional IT positions:

  • Chief Information Officer
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Computer and Information Research Scientists
  • Computer Network Architects
  • Computer Programmers
  • Computer System Analysts
  • Data Science/Analytics Manager
  • Database Administrators
  • Information Security Analysts
  • IT Risk Manager
  • Network And Computer System Administrators
  • Software and Web Developers
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“The program has exceeded my expectations so far, and I am achieving my personal goal of using the program to build upon my fundamental skill set. I have already been able to use some of the knowledge gained at my place of employment, as well as conversationally with colleagues.”

Sam, Class of 2021

The Master of Information Technology is a non-thesis, fully online professional development degree. Led by expert faculty, our program has attracted IT professionals from all over the world, including Germany, India, and Afghanistan.

Some of the topics you’ll have the opportunity to study include system architecture, computer networking, cybersecurity, and virtual systems in IT decision-making. You’ll also advance your skills in the development and application of software tools. By the end of this flexible, affordable program, you’ll be well-equipped to thrive in a variety of IT-related careers.

Delivery Format: 100% online
Program Credits: 30
Program Length: 1 year full-time; 2 years part-time
Cost Per Credit Hour: $444.40*
Active Military Cost Per Credit Hour: $250*
College: Engineering
Program Chair: Dr. Rolfe Sassenfeld

The Master of Information Technology consists of 30 credits and offers Fall, Spring, and Summer starts. 

There are two paths to completing this program. If you already have a bachelor’s degree, you must simply complete 30 credits of graduate-level coursework in a traditional master’s program. To qualify for this path, you must have a bachelor’s degree in information technology (or a similar field) or complete three leveling courses.  

Sample Courses Credits
E T 505: Special Topics in Information Technology 3
E T 539: Advanced Enterprise Security 3
E T 562: Development and Operations 3
E T 577: Advanced Computer Networking 3
E T 585: White Hat System Testing 3
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If you haven’t earned an undergraduate degree yet, you may be eligible for the baccalaureate-to-master’s accelerated degree track. In this track, you’ll complete the first three years of an undergraduate baccalaureate program, either the BS in Information Engineering Technology or the BICT in Information and Communication Technology.

Upon approval from the Graduate School, you may apply up to 12 credits of courses numbered 450 and above to both your baccalaureate and M-IT degree as “dual credits.” You’ll begin taking these classes when you have junior or senior standing.

Once you’ve submitted your application online (along with your unofficial transcripts), please email your graduate application number to rolfe@nmsu.edu.

At NMSU Global Campus, we strive to offer competitively priced tuition to keep your tuition costs affordable. If you need financial aid, we’re ready to work with you to determine the best ways to finance your education.

Financial assistance includes loans, grants, and scholarship opportunities. To apply, use NMSU’s convenient Scholar Dollar$ one-stop scholarship application, which serves all students in the NMSU system.

NMSU and NMSU Global Campus students are also eligible for loans and grants. The first step in applying for financial aid is to complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Learn more about financial aid opportunities at NMSU.

Contact Financial Aid
Phone: 1-888-729-6678
Email: onlineFA@nmsu.edu 

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*For NMSU Global Campus programs and courses, the per credit hour cost is listed above. Special tuition agreements (Western Undergraduate Exchange, Descubre, etc.) are not applicable to NMSU Global Campus programs. Course fees still apply and are charged separately. Textbooks, uniforms, equipment, etc., are additional program costs. Additional per credit costs might be charged by the program, department or college.