Information Technology (M.S.)
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. Students can select from two concentration tracks to specialize in: a technical track which focuses on software engineering and programming or a concentration in the growing field of health and medical informatics.
Program Features Include:
- 36-credit program designed for working professionals
- Available on-site in Beverly, Mass., hybrid or online options
- Personal advising and job placement support
- Eight starts available a year/Six–week courses
- Flexible enrollments
- No GRE/GMAT required
- Competitive tuition & financial aid
- 45% lower cost than comparable programs
- Internship option available
Gain a broad understanding of information technology and its application to various industries.
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.
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 Requirements - Total Credits Required: 36
Core Course Requirements - 24 Credits
*Students complete 8 core courses (24 credits) of the 10 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)
Concentration Requirements - 12 Credits
ITS 512 - Introduction to Coding (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)
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.)
View academic catalog and learning outcomes
- BUA 543 - Leadership in Information Technology (Cr: 3)
This four course, 12-credit concentration is designed for business professionals and focuses on software engineering and programming.
- 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.
- 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)