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Master's Degree - Information Technology
The master’s degree in Information Technology at New England Institute of Technology is designed for IT professionals who want to advance their knowledge in the information technology field as a precursor for management in the IT industry. The program emphasizes the relevance of continuous learning to personal and professional growth through the combination of advanced technical courses and an integrated management core. Employment opportunities may include positions such as Project Manager, Network Manager, Chief Information Officer (CIO), Chief Technical Officer (CTO), Business Analyst, and Systems Integrator. The program is designed to equip the current or aspiring IT manager with the necessary tools to make deliberate decisions that affect an organization’s informational needs. The program’s mission is built around the components that make up the informational infrastructure: the software applications that support the business processes, the information and data sources used to store the data, the processes used to secure the data, the network used to access data and applications, and the people who design, manage and implement the applications, data and the network. While the bachelor’s degree in information technology focuses on preparing graduates to secure, design, and implement applications, databases and networks, the master’s program provides graduates with the ability to analyze business scenarios, anticipate and respond to a continuously changing environment and effectively assign resources to the components that make up the organization’s information system.