Information Technology, MS

 

Program Summary

Format: On-site


Locations: Potsdam


Credit Hours:

MS
30


Cost: per credit hour

Our Program

The Master of Science in Information Technology offers an interdisciplinary, broad-based curriculum for this professional degree. Students take courses from a range of disciplines that include math and computer science, electrical and computer engineering, communications, and management information systems. The program has a practical orientation that emphasizes hands-on learning and real-world experience in collaborative projects.

This interdisciplinary program allows students to tailor a curriculum around their interests in fields as diverse as Computer Networking, Security, Data Mining, Web Design, Web Commerce, Systems Administration, Wireless Connectivity and so forth.

Curriculum

Program Pre-Requisites
Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree on entering the program.  They should be able to show competence in at least one modern programming language (such as C, C++, Pascal, Java, or related languages), familiarity with the use of a modern operating system, and experience with applications on multiple hardware platforms.

Required Courses
The master’s candidate must complete a minimum of 30 credit hours including one course treating modern object-oriented design in a language such as C++; one course treating the principles of computing and telecommunication systems; one course in the management of technology; three courses in application of information technology; six credits of project work; additional credits can include course or project work.

Admission Requirements

Exceptions
Up to 10 credits of graduate work may be transferred in, with the approval of the Director

Other Distinctions
This interdisciplinary program allows students to tailor a curriculum around their interests in fields as diverse as Computer Networking, Security, Data Mining, Web Design, Web Commerce, Systems Administration, Wireless Connectivity and so forth.

A complete application file consists of the following items (click for more information):

  1. Application Form
  2. Resume and Statement of Purpose
  3. Letters of Recommendation – 3 letters required
  4. Official Transcripts
  5. Test Scores – GRE* and 80 for TOEFL/6.5 for IELTS (if applicable)

* GRE maybe waived for some applicants.

Supplemental information may be submitted if desired: this could include any other information that may help us evaluate your application.

 

Contact Us

If you are interested in learning more, have questions or are ready to apply contact:
Dan Capogna
Graduate School Coordinator
graduate@clarkson.edu
518/631-9910

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