Master of Science in Information Technology

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A Master of Science in Information Technology (abbreviated M.Sc. IT, MSc IT or MSIT) is a type of postgraduate academic master's degree offered in a number of countries. The degree typically includes coursework in both computer science and business skills, but the core curriculum might depend on the school and result in other degrees and specializations, including:

  • Master of Science (Information Technology) M.Sc.(I.T)
  • Master in Information Science (MIS)
  • Master of Computer Science (MCS)
  • Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS)
  • Master of Science in Management of Information Technology (M.S. in MIT)
  • Master of Information Technology (M.I.T.)
  • Master of IT (M. IT or MIT)[1] in Denmark
  • Master of Computer Applications (MCA)
  • Candidatus/candidata informationis technologiæ (Cand. it.) in Denmark


  • "Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism & Communication", Bhopal offers two year full-time M.Sc.(I.T) program.
  • Particularly in India one program called the MSIT Program, works in collaboration with Carnegie Mellon and the state government of Andhra Pradesh to offer a multi university inter disciplinary master's degree at several universities including IIIT Hyderabad, JNTU-Hyderabad, JNTU-Kakinada and in JNTU-Ananthapur.[2]
  • Pune University Under Computer Science Department provides Master of Computer Applications(MCA) degree. [3]

In Sri Lanka, University of Colombo School of Computing offers a Master of Information Technology (MIT) program. This institute also offers another two MIT programs which are specialized in e-Learning and multimedia technologies.

In the United States, graduate programs for this field of study that confer Master of Science (M.S.) degrees may be named differently across numerous universities; some examples include:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Master of IT Part-Time Program". 
  2. ^ "MSIT Program". offered under Consortium of Institutions of Higher Learning. Retrieved 19 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "Pune University MCA". Under Computer Science Department. Retrieved 20 August 2014.