Program Requirements

Course Requirements. We now offer a course-only completion option for the MSIT program. The program completion requirements are as follows:

  1. Ten courses (3 credit hours each). A number of these courses are core courses that every MSIT student must take; the rest are electives within each focus area. See MSIT Focus Areas for more details. 
  2. EECS Colloquium (EECS802, 1 credit hour). All EECS graduate students are required to take EECS802. They will be expected to attend 10 talks during the semester. These talks can be on IT, computing, leadership, or strategic business IT planning.
  3. An exit oral exam to be conducted by the Graduate Director or his designee.

Focus Area Requirement. A student should choose an "area of focus'' for his or her graduate studies. The selection of an area of focus implies taking a number of courses in that particular area. See MSIT Focus Areas for more details.


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