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Online IT Master's Degree


IT: Informatics
Master's Specialization
  • 36 credits
  • Transfer up to 6 credits
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
  • $514 per credit (in-state)
  • $659 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $480 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
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Strengthen your technical skills as you learn the business of IT.

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.

Total Credits Required: 36

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)

  • (3 Credits, ITEC 610) must be taken in the first term of coursework.
  • You must complete 6 credits of core coursework before taking the first specialization course.
  • Currently, (3 Credits, IMAT 670) is not available during the summer term

General Master's Degree Requirements

  • You must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher at all times.
  • All degree requirements must be fulfilled within five consecutive years.
  • Any transfer credits must have been earned within the five-year time frame to be applied toward a graduate degree.

Please review the overall master’s degree requirements for additional considerations.

Sequence Course
(0 Credits, UCSP 615)
(3 Credits, ITEC 610)
(3 Credits, ITEC 625)
(3 Credits, DBST 651)
(3 Credits, ITEC 626)
(3 Credits, SWEN 603)
(3 Credits, ITEC 630)
(3 Credits, SWEN 645)
(3 Credits, ITEC 640)
(3 Credits, INFA 610)
(3 Credits, IMAT 637)
(3 Credits, IMAT 639)
(3 Credits, IMAT 670)

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These requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022–2023 academic year. For prior year requirements, visit our catalog archive.

Master’s Degree Requirements

In addition to the specific course requirements outlined on each master's degree webpage, UMGC maintains certain requirements for all master’s degrees.

Program Highlights

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

Industry Snapshot

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.

Frances A. (left), Concord, NC

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