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Combined B.S./M.S. in Information Technology

Marymount undergraduates who wish to accelerate their progress toward completion of the Master of Science in Information Technology can apply for the pre-M.S. option.

Students accepted into this competitive program begin their studies toward the M.S. in Information Technology while completing their bachelor’s degree in IT or another discipline with a minor in Information Technology.

Students with a major or minor in Information Technology can supplement their undergraduate graduation requirements with up to 12 credits of specified graduate IT coursework during their senior year.

Upon graduation from the B.S. program, students will complete a minimum of 24 additional credits to earn the Master of Science in Information Technology.

Program Requirements

Students accepted into the B.S./M.S. program must complete all of the requirements of the B.S. in Information Technology or a similar program with a minor in Information Technology.

In addition, students will complete the following as part of the B.S. program and in place of a chosen specialty:

  • IT 510 Systems Engineering
  • IT 515 Decision Making for IT
  • IT 520 Enterprise Infrastructure and Networks
  • IT 530 Computer Security

M.S. Requirements (to be taken after completion of the B.S.)

  • IT 540 Enterprise Data Management and Analysis
  • IT 550 Ethics, Law, and Policy
  • IT 610 Governance and Strategy
  • IT 680 IT Master’s Project or IT 670 Computer Network Defense
  • 12 credits in IT track requirements (See University’s Graduate Catalog for track requirements)