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Master's Degree

Information Technology Curriculum

Online and Hybrid Master's Degree

Curriculum

The Right Blend of Technology and Business Management

New England Tech’s Master’s of Information Technology program prepares graduates for leadership and management in the complex technical environment of today’s evolving organizational IT needs. The curriculum includes topics in technology that are critical to IT in the enterprise such as network architecture, information system security, cloud computing, software architecture, data warehousing and data analytics. Integrated with the technical curriculum are essential topics in business leadership and management, such as advanced project management, contracts and law, leadership, finance and professional ethics.

Courses may be taken in either fully online format, or in the classroom at our main campus in East Greenwich, RI.

The curriculum consists of 45 credits, and is comprised of the courses listed below (except as noted, courses are 4-credits each).

There is no prescribed sequence for courses, with the exception that MGM 533 Advanced Project Management must be taken in your first term and IT 556 Master's Project must be taken during the final term. 

A typical student’s program of study would include one course from the Technology Leadership and Management Course list and one course from the Information Technology Course list each term.

Technology Leadership and Management Courses

These courses address leadership and managerial skills needed to advance in technical fields:

  • MGM 533 Advanced Project Management
  • MGM 514 Leadership
  • MGM 504 Managerial Finance
  • MGM 534 Law and Technology

Information Technology Courses

These courses address advanced technical topics crucial to the success of an organization:

  • IT 512 Network Infrastructure and Design
  • IT 502 Data Warehousing and Data Analytics
  • IT 522 Software Architecture and User Interface Design
  • IT 524 Information Systems Security
  • IT 544 Cloud Computing
  • IT 546 IT Professional Ethics

Capstone Project or Thesis

IT 556 Master’s Project (5 credits)

International Students

International Students interested in CPT (Curricular Practical Training) should contact the NEIT International Admissions office to discuss the opportunities and courses that are part of this program.

NEIT Admissions Department

401-467-7744, Ext. 3357 

Send an email to Richard Groleau, Assistant Director of International Admissions, to schedule a phone call or appointment.

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