Specialize and Lead with a Rewarding IT Career

Prepare for your role in the IT industry, managing enterprise infrastructure, designing computing systems, or managing cybersecurity and complex IT projects.

When it comes to ensuring our digital systems run efficiently and effectively, information technology professionals are indispensable. Experts who can innovate new technologies, manage enterprise infrastructure, design state-of-the art computer systems, or create and maintain high-quality computer software are in demand like never before. Through Marymount University’s master’s in information technology degree known as one of the best MS degree in information technology programs in the Washington, D.C. area, you’ll learn the theoretical knowledge, management methods, problem-solving, and specialized technical skills to become a leader in IT.

Designed for students who want to embark on a new career or advance the one they have, our Master of Science in Information Technology will prepare MSIT degree candidates for endless opportunities in the field. Known as one of the top master’s in information technology programs in the Metro D.C. area, our on-campus and online MS degree in information technology — offered by Marymount’s College of Business, Innovation, Leadership, and Technology (BILT) — can be customized to your career aspirations and skill set.

Marymount’s master’s in information technology is flexible as well. Take electives in a focus area, or enroll in one of several concentrations. Whatever you choose, your MSIT degree will prepare you to lead and succeed.

  • Unique pathways to a bright IT future

Information technology spans every market sector, organization, and industry. That’s why Marymount’s master’s in information technology degree allows you to take elective courses or pursue one of 6 unique IT concentrations: Cybersecurity, Data Science, Digital Health, Digital Transformation, Project Management and Technology Leadership, or Software Engineering.

  • World-renowned faculty  

Our full-time Master of Science in Information Technology faculty are leading practitioners, researchers, and scholars active in national conferences and organizations, and even U.S. congressional committees.

  • Unbeatable location for IT

Washington, D.C., is home to major players in information technology, including Amazon Web Services, Google, Microsoft, the Department of Labor, and the FBI. Our staff and visiting master’s in information technology faculty are experienced with these organizations, which also offer a wealth of internship and career opportunities—from data analysis to software engineering to cybersecurity and more.

  • STEM eligibility for international students

Marymount’s STEM-eligibility designation benefits international students looking to work in the United States. Once you complete our master’s in information technology degree, you can apply for 12 to 36 months of additional Optional Practical Training (OPT), which allows you to pursue and earn a work visa here in the U.S., or even obtain U.S. citizenship.

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