Jun 30, 2022  
2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED]

Information and Communication Technologies, M.S.


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Introduction

Master of Science Degree The graduate program in Information and Communication Technologies is designed to meet the needs of individuals working in related occupations that presently have a baccalaureate degree in a related field. This graduate program is intended for individuals interested in a  selected area of information and communication technologies. Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are technologies that are used to produce, store, process, disseminate and exchange information. The student will complete 15 credits in a professional core and a minimum of 15 credits in one of the five emphasis areas.

The degree will be delivered through a distance education format and can be completed totally on-line.

Admission

To be admitted with full status to this program, the applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college and have an overall grade point average of at least 2.75.

Requirements

The curriculum requires 30 credits including 15 credits in the core curriculum and a minimum of 15 credits in an emphasis area. Fifteen credits must be graduate only (700 level). There is a required research component that students satisfy with course-embedded projects that lead to completion of a portfolio. These projects, as well as additional research, completed in the chosen emphasis area, will be included in the student’s portfolio. The portfolio will allow the learner to demonstrate growth in both the broader core curriculum of the program as well as the specific competencies of their emphasis area.

General Requirements
Master of Science Degree

Total for graduation 30 credits  
Core Curriculum 15 credits  
Emphasis Area 15 credits  

Emphasis Area (Minimum of 15 credits)


Students will select an emphasis area from one of the following: enterprise technology, computer networking, digital marketing technology, learning technologies, or visual communications. The courses within the emphasis area will be elected to meet the competencies within the emphasis area and need to be approved by the program director.

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