Master of Science in Information Technology

There’s a huge difference between working in IT and being a difference maker in IT. But, what does it take to go from running someone else’s IT playbook to writing it yourself?

Take charge of your career and position yourself for success for years to come in the dynamic field of IT with the Walsh College Master of Science in Technology (MSIT) program. Whether you are already in IT and looking to level up or looking to change your career path to one that’s IT-focused, the Walsh MSIT will provide you with the tools and guidance to become an IT expert. With concentrations in Cybersecurity and Data Science, you will be prepared to succeed in two of the fastest growing IT specializations available.

Why Walsh?

As the IT industry grows, so does the field of those you are competing against for the jobs you want. With an MSIT degree from Walsh, you will gain the knowledge and experience to differentiate yourself from your peers and do things that others only talk about — but can’t execute. At Walsh, you will be immersed in IT and gain the hands-on, practical experience that will prepare you to be an immediate asset in the workplace.

Learn From Industry Experts

There is no substitute for experience. Our courses are taught by working professionals teaching in their area of expertise, so you are always learning the latest industry knowledge.

More than Just Theory

Combining real life experience with hands-on learning using the latest tools, techniques, and strategies, the MSIT program prepares you to lead successful teams to incredible industry growth.


As a college designed entirely around the needs of busy people, we allow you to schedule classes around your life. Walsh knows that those in the IT field have unpredictable schedules; here you can take classes entirely online, at one of our convenient locations, or a combination of both and make your education work for you.

Lifetime Career Services

Whether you are looking to land your next job, move through a career change, or earn a promotion, Walsh will always be here to provide you with personalized assistance to help you take that next step. Our dedicated career services team is connected to thousands of agencies locally and nationally to help you land your dream job.

A Career Always in Demand

The Information Technology industry is in high demand and the pace of growth is only increasing. Career opportunities in technology have no limits and success favors the prepared. Regardless of whether you choose a specialization in cybersecurity or data science, you can be assured that jobs will be available in the years to come.  So, prepare yourself today by leveling up your knowledge and leading the technology industry into the future.

View Overview, Courses, and Graduation Requirements

  • Possess an undergraduate degree or higher from a college or university accredited by a regional accrediting organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and U.S. Department of Education (USDE), Credits completed outside of the United States must be evaluated by an agency that is a member of NACES (
  • Have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.750 or higher on a 4.000 scale. (Applicants with a GPA of 2.000 to 2.749 will be admitted provisionally.)
  • Have a recommended minimum of two years professional work experience.
  • No GMAT or GRE required.

If you are an IT professional and have any of the following certifications, you will be eligible for advanced standing course credit in corresponding MSIT courses:

  • Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT)
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)

Speak with an enrollment specialist to make sure your certifications are accounted for.

Equipped for the Cutting Edge

The world of data and data analysis is evolving rapidly. A Walsh education provides the hard skills and develops the critical thinking abilities you need to stay ahead.

Learn how Vicki Kamenova, Partner/Principal at EY Cybersecurity Practice, used her education to advance her career.

Your Steps to A Better Future

1. Apply to Walsh

Applying is easy through our online portal. Have a few questions first? Our admissions specialists are ready to help!

2. Level Up Your Expertise

Start your degree and enjoy world-class training that will sharpen your IT leadership skills.

3. Make IT Happen

With the degree you earned from Walsh, you will be poised to help organizations thrive with their IT-related initiatives for years to come.