Location and Scheduling Convenience for the Working Professionals
The MSIT program is specifically designed for the software and IT professionals in the Kansas City metropolitan area to address their needs while accommodating their scheduling constraints.
By locating the program at the Edwards Campus, the EECS department will be able to better address the KU's mission statement in offering high quality professional and graduate programs to serve the workforce, economic and community development needs of the Kansas City metropolitan area, and will be able to offer a program in which practitioners in information-intensive industries can earn a degree during the evenings without interrupting their professional careers. This campus is located at 12600 Quivira Road in Overland Park, Kansas.
To accommodate the IT professionals' busy day-time schedules, all MSIT courses will be offered during the evening hours and each course will meet once a week to minimize the overhead in driving to the campus. The program will include 30 credit hours and can be completed in two years. All courses are taught by highly qualified faculty who have earned Ph.D. degrees from well-known U.S. institutions of higher education and who are known nationally and internationally for their research contributions.