Since its 1851 founding, FSU has become a respected research university with campuses in Florida and Panama. It serves nearly 10,900 graduate and professional students and offers over 280 programs.
Master of Science in Information Technology
Florida State University's master of science in information technology includes multiple elective courses. Students complete 32 credits, including 20 elective credit hours. Potential classes include network administration, information architecture, and data mining and analytics.
Enrollees can also pursue a specialization. FSU offers the following concentrations:
- User-centered design
- Large-scale data management
- Web design
- Leadership and management
- Technology and networking
FSU also offers a joint pathway for students to earn a juris doctor and an MS in information technology in five years. When completing these two degrees simultaneously, students reduce their course load by 11 credits.
Applying to FSU
Applicants need either two years of professional IT experience or 12 credits of IT-related classes. They must also submit transcripts showing a 3.0 minimum GPA for the final two years of undergraduate studies, plus a resume and statement of purpose. FSU charges a $30 application fee.
Program at a Glance
- School Type: Public
- Accreditation: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
- Tuition: $544/credit (in state); $1,176/credit (out of state)
- Required Credits: 32 credits
- Delivery Format: 100% online (synchronous); hybrid