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  • Program Overview

    Master of Science in Information Technology (36 credits)

    The Master of Science in Information Technology program is designed for IT professionals looking to become leaders in the field. Emphasis is placed on current and emerging tech trends and systems, developing communication skills for successful collaboration with business managers, technology managers, software developers, and consultants.

    This 36-credit program is perfect for working professionals who have been working for at least two years and are looking to advance their knowledge in the Information Technology sphere. You'll be able to take advantage of accelerated classes (six weeks long) and study with real-world practitioners. 

    Program Highlights Include: 

    • Flexible, accelerated classes
    • Complete your degree in two years
    • International Study class option 
    • Classes are available fully in-person in Beverly, Mass., or 100% online. 

    Gain a broad understanding of information technology and its application to various industries.

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  • Admission Requirements

    Admission procedures and requirements for our master's programs.

    Admission to an Endicott College graduate program requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college.

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    General Application Requirements for all Master's Programs

    To be considered for admission to one of Endicott's master's programs, you must submit the following materials. Alternatively, you may submit the following to: Endicott College, 376 Hale Street, Beverly, MA 01915. 

    • Completed online application and non-refundable $50 application fee (check made payable to Endicott College). Application fee waived for Endicott Alumni and veteran & military students.
    • One letter of recommendation.This recommendation can be from either a professional or academic reference. 
    • Official transcripts of all post-secondary academic work should be sent directly from the institution(s) including confirmation of undergraduate degree, date confirmed, and any other graduate work.
    • Personal statement. Please include an essay of 250–500 on career goals and motivation for graduate study. 
    • Current resume or CV
  • Curriculum

    Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 36

    Core Course Requirements - 24 Credits

    *Students complete 8 core courses (24 credits) of the 11 core courses listed.

    • BUA 543 - Leadership in Information Technology (Cr: 3)
    • ITS 518 - Information Systems Strategy (Cr: 3)
    • ITS 525 - Systems Architecture and Analysis (Cr: 3)
    • ITS 544 - Database Management (Cr: 3)
    • ITS 553 - Technology and Innovation (Cr: 3)
    • ITS 555 - Global Sourcing and IT Resources (Cr: 3)
    • ITS 560 - Computer Security and Cyber Forensics (Cr: 3)
    • ITS 570 - Business Intelligence and Data Mining (Cr: 3)
    • ITS 575 - Agile Project Management (Cr: 3)
    • ITS 585 - Internship/Field Study Seminar (Cr: 3)
      (Optional, Needs Permission of Director)
    • ITS 586 - Internship/Field Study Seminar II (Cr: 3)
      Optional, Needs Permission of Director

    Concentration Requirements - 12 Credits

    Technical Concentration

    • ITS 512 - Introduction to Python (Cr: 3)
    • ITS 536 - Object Oriented Programming (Cr: 3)
    • ITS 550 - Software Engineering (Cr: 3)
    • ITS 562 - Advanced Web Programming (Cr: 3)

    Health and Medical Informatics Concentration

    • MHI 550 - Health & Medical Information Systems Overview (Cr: 3)
    • MHI 570 - Emerging Health & Medical Information Technologies & Standards (Cr: 3)
    • MHI 560 - Health & Medical Information Systems Planning and Financial Management (Cr: 3)
    • MHI 590 - Security, Ethics, Privacy & Compliance for Health & Medical Information (Cr: 3)

    Learning Outcomes

    Upon completion of the program, students will:

    • Identify and explain the techniques and tools of leading an IT organizational function.
    • Design and manage IT solutions to solve complicated business problems.
    • Design and develop IT solutions for enterprise business needs.
    • Identify, evaluate, and select appropriate hardware and software solutions. Use current technologies, tools, software systems, modern computing platforms, and apply best practices to develop real-world solutions for specific problems (e.g., applications, deployments, etc.)

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Available Concentrations

  • Technical Concentration

    This four course, 12-credit concentration is designed for business professionals and focuses on software engineering and programming.

    Courses include:

    • Introduction to Coding (ITS 512)
    • Object Oriented Programming (ITS 536)
    • Software Engineering (ITS 550)
    • Advanced Web Programming (ITS 562)
  • Health & Medical Informatics Concentration

    This four course, 12-credit concentration is designed for business and information technology professionals who need to learn more about current and emerging trends; how to address privacy, ethics and security; and planned government and industry policies and programs in healthcare and medical technology.

    Courses include:

    • Health & Medical Information Systems Overview (MHI 550)
    • Emerging Health & Medical Information Technologies & Standards (MHI 570)
    • Health & Medical Information Systems Planning and Financial Management (MHI 560)
    • Security, Ethics, Privacy & Compliance for Health & Medical Information (MHI 590)
"I entered the MSIT program at Endicott with the hope of advancing my skills and improving my resume. I exited with greater confidence, improved technical knowledge, and a promotion at work."
Dhimiter Papajani M'15, MBA '19

MSIT Statistics

$85,000 average salary with an MSIT degree
557,100 new jobs*
*From 2016 to 2026, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
13% projected job growth, faster than the average for all occupations*
*From 2016 to 2026, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Ryan Heidorn
Stories of Success
Following his graduate school education at Endicott College, Ryan Heidorn and a fellow classmate founded Steel Root, a cybersecurity company with a focus on small businesses.
Ryan Heidorn