North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University capped the U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 best online graduate programs computer information technology list.
The 15 colleges and universities that made the list were evaluated by peer assessment, total enrollment, tuition, average undergrad GPA, acceptance rate, retention rate and other factors which created the overall score. The computer information technology program at North Carolina A&T maintained its No. 15 rank from the best online programs 2013 edition.
“I am very pleased to note the continuing national recognition of North Carolina A&T State University’s master of science program in information technology, which is primarily due to the high quality faculty serving the program and the university’s focus on student success”
– Sanjiv Sarin, Dean of the graduate school
A closer look at NCAT’s Best Online Graduate Programs
Program Curriculum and Course Description
The Master of Science in Information Technology prepares students to pursue technical, as well as management careers in all employment sectors. The program emphasizes acquisition of sound theoretical concepts with intensive “hands-on” experience in the area of information technology. The courses are taught by faculty with high level expertise gained through their research activity, affiliations with industry and professional experience.
- Cloud Computing
- Computer and Network Security
- Enterprise Computing
- High Performance Computing
- Information Retrieval
- Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining
- Wireless Networking
The Computer Systems Technology program began during the 2007-2008 academic year and is led by professor and chairperson, Dr. Clay Gloster.