Westcliff University

Westcliff University

Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT)


18000 Studebaker Rd.


Cerritos, CA 92606

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT)

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

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The Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT) degree program provides a holistic perspective to the field of Information Technology to ensure that students develop knowledge about a vast array of technology that drives 21st-century business. The curriculum provides an amalgam of technical and management knowledge required to properly implement and manage strategies in IT security to protect technology assets, infrastructure, and data analytics. Current Information Technologists will enhance their technical acumen and learn how to collect, analyze, and interpret business intelligence relevant to their respective fields.

Westcliff University’s mission for the Master of Science in Information Technology is to prepare students for leadership roles in technology, science, government, and engineering-based companies and entities. Students will develop and practice skills that sustain projects in Information Technology for the attainment of organizational goals that promote and sustain competitive advantage while benefiting the field of Information Technology, Computer Science, and Engineering as a whole by solving complex business problems related to the contemporary industry issues.


MSIT Program Objectives:

  • Create strategic plans that implement information technology requirements and specifications of complex technology systems.
  • Evaluate computer systems and improve the overall efficiency and effectiveness by incorporating value computing methodologies.
  • Analyze, design, develop, and maintain information technology infrastructure to allow for implementation of strategic initiatives that incorporate emerging technologies.
  • Analyze and construct database management systems to meet the needs of business and technology decision makers.
  • Compare and contrast various methodologies of computer systems design for the purpose of creating efficacy in computer-related business functions.
  • Create and develop the ability to conduct in-depth research, independently or within the enterprise in a broad range of information technology.
  • Create, innovate, design, and improve technology aspects of data collection and analysis to sustain competitive advantage.


WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) and Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 36 credits (2 years)

Classification: Unknown

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