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Explore the Master of Information Technology at NMSU Online

Become an in-demand IT professional with the Master of Information Technology degree at New Mexico State University Online. The coursework is 100% online, so you can learn on a flexible schedule.

The need for professionals in the field of information technology (IT) has grown steadily over the past decade. Every business today uses information technology to fulfill critical business goals. The online Master in Technology degree is specifically designed to train our graduate students, which includes many working IT professionals, in the advanced application of information technology.

What our students are saying...

“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, Master of Information Technology graduate ‘21

Overview

Degree type: Master of Information Technology

College: Engineering

Department: Engineering Technology and Surveying Engineering (ETSE)

Delivery formats: 100% online

Program length: Full-time (1 year), part-time (2 years)

Accredited by: The Master's of Information Technology program is accredited under NMSU’s umbrella accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Contact Us with your questions!

M-IT Program Director:

Dr. Rolfe Sassenfeld

rolfe@nmsu.edu

575-646-2512

M-IT Program web page

Zoom meetings available

Cost per credit hour: 

  • Graduate online: $444.40*† 
  • Active Military online: $250*† 

*For NMSU Online programs and courses, the per credit hour cost is listed above. Special tuition agreements (Western Undergraduate Exchange, Descubre, etc.) are not applicable to NMSU Online 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.

†For on-campus students, find tuition and fees here.

Program Highlights and Learning Outcomes

NMSU Online master's degree in Information Technology supports working professionals and traditional information technology students in increasing their knowledge and skillsets, as well as their value, in the growing field of information technologies.

The Master of Information Technology degree is a non-thesis, fully online professional development degree led by expert faculty in the Department of Engineering Technology and Surveying Engineering (ETSE) in the NMSU College of Engineering. The program is designed for students who may be working in a related field, but also is available to other students interested in pursuing an advanced technology degree.

Flexible, high quality IT coursework

Topics include system architecture, computer networking, development and application of software tools, cyber security, and virtual systems in the context of enterprise IT decision-making.

  • Courses for this online master’s in information technology program are offered year round.
  • All courses are delivered 100% online and asynchronously.
  • NMSU undergraduates can receive up to 12 dual credit hours.
  • Leveling courses and work credit are available for those without an IT undergraduate degree.
  • NMSU Online's IT students are located across the globe including Germany, India and Afghanistan.

Career Pathways

Master of Information Technology graduates from NMSU Online enjoy careers across the spectrum of the American workplace in aerospace, business and corporations, education, financial institutions and government to healthcare, defense industries, research laboratories, nonprofits and more!

NMSU Online graduates are well equipped for professional IT positions including:

  • 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

Scholarships and Financial Aid

NMSU helps to keep your tuition costs affordable. But if you need financial help, NMSU is ready to work with you to determine the best ways to finance your education to earn your Master of Information Technology degree.

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 Online 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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