Information Technology Master's Degree
Advanced Technical Courses with an Integrated Management Core
The Master’s degree in Information Technology (MSIT) is designed for IT professionals who want to advance their knowledge in the information technology field as a precursor for leadership in the IT industry. Information Technology has become crucial to success in virtually every kind of enterprise, and IT professionals are responsible for the complex technical environment the enterprise depends on. An effective IT leader requires a blend of operational and technical expertise, along with the leadership ability to manage projects and teams.
New England Tech’s MSIT program blends technical knowledge and essential enterprise IT skills with the with the contemporary business management principles that drive 21st-century organizational performance. The program weaves technical topics such as network architecture, cloud computing and data analytics with finance, law, project management and leadership. As a result, you’ll grow your mastery of the interdependent technical and human components of an information infrastructure: software applications that support business processes, mission-critical information and data, data security practices, the network, and the people who design, implement and manage the entire system.
Leadership and Management in a Complex Technical Environment
Our program is designed to create inspiring IT leaders with strong management and technical skills. The master’s degree program is designed to provide 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. You can take these skills and apply them strategically to develop a long-term IT vision that is in line with an organization's goals and mission.
Flexibility & Convenience for Busy Professionals
Accelerated Academic Schedule: New England Tech's courses are held during four academic terms per calendar year, and each term is a compact ten-weeks long. In this way, you can get you your degree quickly, with coursework fitting in with the rest of your life. You can complete your Master’s degree in as little as 18 months.
Convenient Online or On-Campus Courses: The entire Master’s degree can be completed entirely online. If you prefer an on-campus experience, you can choose to enroll in on-campus, face-to-face evening sections of most courses. For maximum convenience, you can mix and match your program, taking some courses online and some on campus.
New England Tech online courses let you do your work anytime, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Our courses are designed to take advantage of the strengths that the online format offers. They’re built to engage your mind, develop your skills, and to deliver immediate impact on your professional practice.
NEIT's Deep Bench in Information Technology
New England Tech has been launching IT careers for decades, with thousands of graduates working in enterprise IT, engineering, IT management, and digital media and design. Our MSIT faculty are practicing industry leaders who have strong academic credentials backed by years of real-world experience.
New England Tech MSIT faculty and graduates hold IT leadership positions at many firms and institutions, including:
- Foxwoods Casino and Resort
- Turbine, Inc.
- FM Global
- John Hancock
- APC/Schneider Electric
- Citizens Bank
- State of Rhode Island
- Harvard University
- Belltone New England
- Naval Underwater Weapons Center
- Optum Health
75 Years of New England Tech
Since 1940, New England Institute of Technology has been committed to the development of programs that prepare graduates for positions of leadership in the technical, industrial, business and healthcare communities. The private, nonprofit college has an annual enrollment of approximately 3000 students and maintains three campuses in East Greenwich and Warwick, Rhode Island. NEIT is institutionally accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) and holds many specialized accreditations for its technical programs.