MSIT at Concordia University Wisconsin
Master of Science in Information Technology

The Technology Program with a Soul

Combining sound Computer Science concepts with real-world skills, our MSIT program will help you develop your mind and spirit for the challenges of Information Technology vocations.

The Program

The MS IT degree is a 39 credit program. Depending upon student background and preparation, CSC 501 may be waived resulting in a 36 credit program. While these are the minimum credit requirements, we encourage students to complete more than the minimum to enhance their graduate experience.

Should I Enroll?

Our program is designed to meet the needs not only of current IT professionals and new graduates interested in IT, but also those who enjoy using technology to help other people solve problems. It will provide you with the foundational knowledge and skills to understand computer systems and their relationship to business problems.

For more information, visit the Frequently Asked Questions page.

What will I learn?
Students in this program will develop the skills necessary to serve others within their Information Technology vocations through such classes as:
  • Vocation and Ethical Computing
  • Applied Artificial Intelligence
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Database and Information Management
  • Web Systems and Technologies

Dr. Gary Locklair - Chairman of the Computer Science Deparment

How Do I Start?

For program-specific information, online students should contact Prof. Michael Patch with any academic questions. On campus students should contact Prof. Jacob Hoppe with any academic questions. Dr. Gary Locklair can also be contacted with academic questions.

For additional information on admission requirements and financial aid, visit Concordia's Graduate Department page.

For additonal contact information, vist the Contact page.

Information Technology Degrees in the News

Job Outlook With an Information Technology Degree -

Posted September 20, 2013

Whether it is drafting reports at work, conducting research and writing papers in school, or logging on to your bank account online to pay bills, there is virtually no task today that does not, in one way or the other, utilize information technology. Technology has become a critical part of our public and personal lives. Individuals with an IT education and/or background not only have a great chance of finding immediate and meaningful employment, but also stand at the forefront of some of the most exciting and lucrative jobs in the future.

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Degrees That Get You Hired - Yahoo! Education

Posted September 20, 2013

Computers are an indispensable part of the economy, and so are graduates who study computer science, which ranks as the third most valuable degree in today's job market.

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Technology Sector Remains Upbeat About Job Growth - NPR

Posted September 20, 2013

Google and Microsoft aren't the only companies with technology jobs. Any company that manages lots of data, including hospitals, banks, insurance firms and retailers, needs technology workers.

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Fast Growing Careers That Pay - Yahoo! Education

Posted September 20, 2013

Computer software engineers rely on their knowledge of computer science and mathematical analysis to develop, design, test, and evaluate the software and systems that operate our computers. Their tasks are evolving quickly and reflect the ever-changing landscape of computer technology.

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