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IT: Informatics
Master's Specialization

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


Build a strong foundation in all major categories of IT management, so you can take your career in any direction you choose. In the online IT master's specialization in informatics at University of Maryland Global Campus, you'll acquire the knowledge to become a valuable asset to any organization. Develop advanced skills in networking, security, software development, databases, web design, and IT acquisitions.

Program Highlights

Develop skills and gain knowledge through coursework that draws from the expertise and experience of our respected faculty.

Required Courses

Initial Requirement


  • (0 Credits, UCSP 615)
    (to be taken within the first 6 credits of study)

The UCSP 615 requirement may be waived if you previously earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

Core Courses


  • (3 Credits, ITEC 610)

  • (3 Credits, ITEC 625)

  • (3 Credits, ITEC 626)

  • (3 Credits, ITEC 630)

  • (3 Credits, ITEC 640)

Specialization Courses


  • (3 Credits, SWEN 603)

  • (3 Credits, DBST 651)

  • (3 Credits, SWEN 645)

  • (3 Credits, INFA 610)

  • (3 Credits, IMAT 637)

  • (3 Credits, IMAT 639)

  • (3 Credits, IMAT 670)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help prepare you for work in all major areas of IT management, including networking, security, software development, databases, web design, and IT acquisitions.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

We recommend
(0 Credits, UCSP 605) if you'd like to improve your graduate writing skills.

Total Program Credits
36
Transfer Credits
6
Format
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
Tuition Per Credit
  • $514 per credit (in-state)
  • $659 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $480 per credit (military)
Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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IT: Project Management
Master's Specialization

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


Gain advanced IT management skills while building expertise for your project management certification with an online master’s degree in information technology with a project management specialization from UMGC. The specialization courses include project risk management, project procurement management, and advanced project methods, while the core IT courses give you the tools you need to take on leadership roles.

Program Highlights

Develop skills and gain knowledge through coursework that draws from the expertise and experience of our respected faculty.

Required Courses

Initial Requirement


  • (0 Credits, UCSP 615)
    (to be taken within the first 6 credits of study)

The UCSP 615 requirement may be waived if you previously earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

Core Courses


  • (3 Credits, ITEC 610)

  • (3 Credits, ITEC 625)

  • (3 Credits, ITEC 626)

  • (3 Credits, ITEC 630)

  • (3 Credits, ITEC 640)

Specialization Courses


  • (3 Credits, PMAN 634)

  • (3 Credits, PMAN 635)

  • (3 Credits, PMAN 637)

  • (3 Credits, PMAN 638)

  • (3 Credits, PMAN 639)

  • (3 Credits, PMAN 641)

  • (3 Credits, PMAN 650)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help prepare you for work in project coordination and management and potentially program management.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

We recommend
(0 Credits, UCSP 605) if you'd like to improve your graduate writing skills.

Total Program Credits
36
Transfer Credits
Up to 6
Format
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
Tuition Per Credit
  • $514 per credit (in-state)
  • $659 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $480 per credit (military)
Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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IT: Systems Engineering
Master's Specialization

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


Designed for midcareer professionals with a technical background, the online master’s degree in information technology with a systems engineering specialization at University of Maryland Global Campus will help you apply traditional and modern life-cycle models, techniques, and tools to the specification, design, development, and deployment of complex systems. Study a variety of cases across different application domains to learn a wide scope of systems concepts.

Program Highlights

Develop skills and gain knowledge through coursework that draws from the expertise and experience of our respected faculty.

Required Courses

Initial Requirement


  • (0 Credits, UCSP 615)
    (to be taken within the first 6 credits of study)

The UCSP 615 requirement may be waived if you previously earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

Core Courses


  • (3 Credits, ITEC 625)

  • (3 Credits, ITEC 626)

  • (3 Credits, ITEC 630)

  • (3 Credits, ITEC 640)

Specialization Courses


  • (3 Credits, SYSE 610)

  • (3 Credits, SYSE 620)

  • (3 Credits, SYSE 625)

  • (3 Credits, SYSE 630)

  • (3 Credits, SYSE 640)

  • (3 Credits, SYSE 650)

  • (3 Credits, SYSE 660)

Capstone Course


  • (3 Credits, SYSE 670)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help prepare you for work in systems engineering theory and practice.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

We recommend you have a professional or educational background in a technical discipline, such as engineering or computer science. We recommend
(0 Credits, UCSP 605) if you'd like to improve your graduate writing skills.

Total Program Credits
36
Transfer Credits
Up to 6
Format
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
Tuition Per Credit
  • $514 per credit (in-state)
  • $659 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $480 per credit (military)
Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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