Master of Science in Information Technology

The Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT) program will prepare students for leadership roles in the IT sector. This program will train the next generation of IT professionals who are interested in broadening and gaining a deeper knowledge of new and emerging technologies.


Program Description

With one of the most affordable tuition plans in Florida and state-of-the-art computing facilities, our Master’s in Information Technology program offers cutting edge curricula and learning environments, with professionally-oriented, hands-on study material. This degree is available completely online, but students also have the opportunity to work with faculty mentors on research projects that provide core skills and real-world, problem-solving experiences that will help them succeed in their future career paths.

With a Master of Science in Information Technology degree, you can pursue jobs in a variety of fields where specialization and/or extra knowledge are needed. With this degree, you can advance up the ranks and/or become the lead information technology practitioner in your unit/organization. Some of the opportunities an M.S. in Information Technology degree holder enjoys include:

  • Senior/Lead database administrator
  • Senior/Lead server administrator
  • Senior/Lead network administrator
  • Senior/Lead information security analyst
  • IT manager
  • System architect

Department Contact

Dr. Dallas Snider
Chair, Department of Information Technology
Building 4, Room 326

 Phone: (850) 473-7348
 Email: informationtech@uwf.edu 

Catalog Description


Admissions Requirements

In addition to the University graduate admission requirements, the department bases decisions for regular admission on a holistic review of credentials in which the criteria listed below are used to assess the potential success of each applicant.

University Requirements*

  • Submission of Graduate Application and Processing Fee
  • Submission of official transcripts
    *International students may have additional requirements.

Departmental Requirements

  • Submission of graduate admission tests: GRE (145 quantitative and 150 verbal) or MAT (370)
  • Undergraduate cumulative GPA/major GPA
  • Submission of letter of intent describing work experience and reasons for pursuing the degree program, including how the degree relates to career goals
  • Submission of three signed recommendation letters

Applicants may check the receipt/status of their materials in MyUWF.


Application Deadlines
FallSpringSummer
June 1 October 1 March 1

Certain graduate programs have earlier application deadlines. Check with the graduate department for departmental specific deadlines.