The Master of Science in Information Technology is designed to teach you the communication skills, critical thinking abilities, and technical competencies required to help advance your career.* Study how to evaluate the theory, principles, and practices of information systems; employ project management skills; and analyze data to solve complex problems. Topics include how to apply appropriate technologies in the analysis and design of information systems, as well as assess ethical, legal, and social issues. The program provides students the option of selecting a specialization, in addition to the core curriculum requirements, or choosing from a variety of elective courses. Specializations include business intelligence, project management, and information security and assurance.
Focus on strategic project management with an emphasis on planning, executing, and controlling phases of a project life cycle. Utilize current software to achieve project goals and objectives. Explore the principles, tools, and techniques for controlling project cost and scheduling. Analyze project risk, quality, and legal and ethical considerations in contracting and procurement. Study to develop skills to increase the bottom line for organizations in a variety of industries.*Kaplan University's programs are designed to prepare graduates to pursue employment in their field of study, or in related fields. However, the University does not guarantee that graduates will be placed in any particular job or employed at all.
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