An online Master of Information Technology is a versatile degree. Studying for a masters can help you start an IT career or shift technology fields. You can also upgrade professional credentials and, especially with an IT management masters, qualify for leadership roles.
You may want to study for an IT masters online if you:
- have a university degree of any kind and want to formally study information technology for the first time, or
- have an established IT career and are keen to improve your knowledge and academic qualifications.
A good online masters program (a) allows you to achieve your personal learning and career goals and (b) provides an enjoyable study experience along the way.
CSU Master of Information Technology
Charles Sturt University offers a flexible Master of Information Technology degree. Available specialisations include business analysis, computer networking, IT management, network security, software design and development, and systems analysis. You can choose to do a general program, or specialise by doing 1 or 2 majors. CSU has Australia's largest online computer science faculty.
An online Master of Information Technology Management degree could provide a huge boost to your IT career. Management masters are not meant to develop your IT skills as such. You're assumed to already be well developed technically.
The point is to build business management competencies, especially in areas such as leading, directing and supervising. Management courses develop you as a leader by teaching management principles and practices and by strengthening communication and business skills. You graduate better able to lead complex projects of any kind.