Information Technology Master's Degrees
Cybersecurity & Information Assurance – M.S.
Become the authority on keeping infrastructures and information safe....
Become the authority on keeping infrastructures and information safe.
- Time: 70% of graduates finish within 22 months.
- Tuition: $4,295 per 6-month term.
- Courses: 9 total courses in this program.
Certifications in this program at no additional cost include:
- EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker
- EC-Council Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)
The curriculum is closely aligned with the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Workforce Framework. The program was designed in collaboration with national intelligence organizations and IT industry leaders, ensuring you'll learn emerging technologies and best practices in security governance.
Data Analytics – M.S.
Lead businesses with strong analysis skills:...
Lead businesses with strong analysis skills:
- Time: 70% of graduates finish within 23 months.
- Tuition: $3,940 per 6-month term.
- Courses: 11 total courses in this program.
There are many careers this degree program may prepare you for, including:
- Data Analyst
- Data Administrator
- Business Analyst
- Data Engineer
- Business Intelligence Analyst
- Information Research Scientist
- Advanced Analytics Expert
Master data mining, visualization, and SQL—and lead analytics at the business of your choice.
Information Technology Management – M.S.
A degree for experienced IT professionals ready to lead....
A degree for experienced IT professionals ready to lead.
- Time: 72% of graduates finish within 20 months.
- Tuition: $3,940 per 6-month term.
- Courses: 10 total courses in this program.
Included in your program—at no extra cost—is the opportunity to earn the valuable PMI Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification.
There are many job titles this degree can prepare you for, including:
- IT manager
- IT director
- Information systems manager
Maximize the opportunities that your IT career path has afforded you—earn your master's and keep moving up.
Accelerated Information Technology Bachelor's and Master's Degree
Earn both your bachelor’s in IT and master’s in IT management at a faster...
Earn both your bachelor’s in IT and master’s in IT management at a faster pace with fewer courses.
- Time: Approximately 5 years.
- Tuition: $3,625 per 6-month term for the bachelor's degree; $3,940 per term for the master's portion.
- Courses: 42 total courses in this program.
Certifications included in this program at no additional cost:
- CompTIA A+
- CompTIA Network+
- CompTIA Security+
- CompTIA IT Operations Specialist
- CompTIA Secure Infrastructure Specialist
- Amazon AWS Cloud Practitioner
- ITIL®*^ Foundation Certification
- PMI CAPM
- LPI Linux Essentials
This program allows students to earn their bachelor's degree in IT and move directly into a master's degree in IT management, cutting down on the total number of courses to complete.
MBA Information Technology Management
Earn the online college degree that can move your career into IT upper...
Earn the online college degree that can move your career into IT upper management:
- Time: Graduates can finish in 12 months
- Tuition: $4,530 per 6-month term
- Courses: 11 total courses in this program
Sample careers and jobs this business degree will prepare you for:
- Chief technology officer
- Director of IT services
- Senior systems administrator
- Management information systems director
- Computer and information systems manager
Learn to navigate emergencies, execute strategies, and optimize systems with the competencies within this specialty MBA.
Top Information Technology Certifications at No Extra Cost
In the IT industry, credentials and achievements are extremely important. That's why a master's in information technology from an accredited university AND industry certifications are both crucial in demonstrating your knowledge and experience. And at WGU, we want to make sure you can earn both. That's why all of our information technology online programs offer top industry certifications as part of the program. You'll be prepared for certification exams as part of your coursework, and the fee for the exam is included in your tuition. You can boost your résumé before you even graduate, increase your earning potential, and stand out from the competition with a master's of information technology degree and industry certifications. From computer science to software development—the right accredited university can help you enhance your credentials and prepare for an exciting career.
You're Too Smart to Spend More Than You Need To
Tuition in our programs is about half* what you'd pay at many other online universities—and it's charged at a flat rate, not per course or per credit, so when you finish faster, you spend even less. There's a good reason WGU has been named a Best Value School by University Research & Review year after year.
* WGU average annual bachelor’s tuition rates are 57% the national average, compared to national rates reported by the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. WGU average rate does not include rates for WGU Bachelor of Science, Nursing Prelicensure program.
IT Industry Trends
WGU's Center for Cyber Education (CCE)
Cybersecurity is a fast-growing industry in the IT realm, and here at WGU we are focused on helping cybersecurity professionals get the education and credentials they need to thrive in this field. Dedicated to supporting cyber education across disciplines and giving students access to curriculum, programs, and industry partnerships that will give them skills needed in a 21st-century cyber workforce, WGU's CCE provides students with faculty trained in areas like network security, cryptography, digital forensics, cyber law, cyber policy, cloud security, cyber defense, and data management.
IT Talk and Tech Tips: The IT Audio Series
You've got to be prepared to be a successful contributor in the IT industry. WGU's College of Information Technology has developed a series of audio sessions filled with tips and tech advice that will help you—as a WGU IT student—stay up to date on the latest IT industry trends, and learn more about course-related topics and the student journey.
What Our IT Students Are Saying
See what WGU students and graduates say about our information technology degree programs.
"Because of WGU's competency-based model I was able to leverage my experience and progress through the courses at my rate. My degrees have opened many doors for me and prepared me with the skills and knowledge I need to succeed.”
M.S. Cybersecurity and Information Assurance
“Information technology has two paths: You can go down the degree path, or you can go down the certification path. The way that WGU interweaves those together made the choice to enroll an absolute no-brainer."
Prepared for Success on the Job
From a 2021 Harris Poll of 300 employers of WGU graduates
97% of employers said that WGU graduates were prepared for their jobs.
95% of employers said that they would hire another WGU grad.
98% of employers said WGU graduates met or exceeded expectations.