AACSB-Accredited Zeigler College of Business at Bloomsburg University

Information Technology (MS)

Bloomsburg’s Master of Science in Information Technology (MS) program prepares you to be a leader and innovator in high-demand career fields.

Degrees & Offerings
  • M.S.
Format Option(s)
  • Online
Program Contact
Chair of the Technology, Analytics, and Workforce Learning; Professor
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Within the Zeigler College of Business, the MS in IT program empowers you to leverage technology to achieve management objectives, identify business opportunities and solve business problems.

In this accelerated program, you’ll be equipped with the skills needed to integrate and innovate rapidly evolving global information technology within a business environment and gain an edge in this lucrative and growing field.

Key Features

BU's MSIT program features a unque blend of managerial and technological influence
  • 100% Online
  • Accelerated, 6-week courses for working professionals; non-traditional learners
  • 30 credit hours: Complete in less than 1 year or work at your own pace
  • AACSB-accredited
  • The MS IT program will prepare you to be a leader and innovator in high-demand career fields. Our graduates are prepared to advance their careers in Analytics and Business Intelligence, Big Data, Cloud Computing, Cybersecurity, Project Management, and Application Development.
  • Simple admission process - We do not require GRE/GMAT tests for admission. Across the nation, the need for highly trained IT professionals is growing daily - 17% job growth in IT-related fields through 2026 and Median n IT Salary - $86K (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics).

Courses and Curriculum

Required Core Courses - 21 credits

INFT.510 Business Application, Development, Programming, and Evaluation
INFT.522 Data Analytics for Business Strategy
INFT.520 Business Intelligence and Analytics
INFT.528 Data Preparation for Analytics Processing
INFT.530 Enterprise Architecture and Cybersecurity
INFT.570 Managing Innovation and Projects
INFT.572 Strategic Information and Technology Management

Elective Specialty Courses - 6 credits

Select any two (2)
INFT.506 Blockchain
INFT.550 E-Business Technologies
INFT.568 Healthcare Informations
INFT.557 Healthcare Analytics
INFT.590 Special Topics in Information Technology
IDT.530 Foundations of Visual Design for Learners
IDT.560 Multimedia Productions
IDT.570 Intro to Website Dev
IDT.548 Learning Analytics
IDT.588 Learning Management System Administration

Thesis/Capstone Experience - 3 credits

INFT.594 Information Technology Practicum


  • Application 
  • College transcripts
  • Resume
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Statement of goals

The Husky Difference

 AACSB-accredited schools have the highest quality faculty, relevant and challenging curriculum, and provide educational and career opportunities not found at other schools.
Many top, global corporations only recruit from AACSB-accredited schools. Those grads are offered better, more competitive salaries.
Expected Job Growth
in IT-related fields nationally through 2026
Median IT Salary
According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics


Regionally and across the nation, the need for highly trained Information Technology professionals is vast and growing daily. Our graduates are prepared to advance their careers in: analytics and business intelligence, big data, cybersecurity, software engineering, IT project management, cloud computing, block chain, health informatics, innovation and other rapidly growing IT fields.

Potential Job Opportunities

  • Computer and Information Research Scientist
  • IT Analyst
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Database Administrator
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • IT Project Manager
  • Data Modeling
  • Warehousing and Database Administration

Top Skills Employers are Looking For

  • Communication
  • Organization
  • Analytical Abilities
  • Creativity and Problem Solving
  • Project Management

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Emily Jackson '22

I wanted a program that would allow me to seamlessly continue my education, and Bloomsburg University's M.S in I.T program offered that through their 4+1 program. Halfway through completing my master's degree, I was offered a full-time position and still had the flexibility to train for and begin my new career. I wouldn't have had the opportunity to earn my master's while starting a new chapter in my life anywhere else.

Emily Jackson, '21/'22
Emily Jackson '22

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