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Information Technology Leadership, MS

Keiser University

This program is available in the following Florida campuses:

Pembroke Pines

Program Description

The Master of Science in Information Technology Leadership (MSITL) is a career oriented multi-disciplinary program designed to provide students with the required competencies in management and technology. This program provides the foundations of information technology and business leadership skills needed for managers to be successful in the 21st Century. Core competencies include leadership, human resources, project management, communications, technical management and strategic planning.

Program Objectives

Keiser University’s MSITL program prepares students to contribute to the profession of information technology leadership.  Upon completion of this program, students are prepared to assume leadership roles in information technology by:

  • Exhibiting or demonstrating the information security, business and strategic leadership skills to manage the use of hardware, software, and personnel to effectively support an enterprise information system and align it with an organization’s business practice;
  • Summarizing and discussing the ethical and legal responsibilities of organizations as they relate to the use of technology;
  • Applying managerial leadership skills, marketing strategies and/or international business concepts, theory, and research to critically analyze and solve technology problems in unpredictable environments.
  • Demonstrating professional communication skills in writing through organizing, thinking critically, and communicating ideas and information in documents and presentations.

Prerequisites for Major Courses

Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution in an information technology related field.

NOTE:  Courses in the MSITL program are each eight-weeks in length, and students are normally scheduled for two courses concurrently.

Program Outline

To receive a Master of Science in Information Technology Leadership degree, students must earn 30 graduate semester credit hours.  In the final semester of their program, students complete a capstone project.  Students select one elective course in this program.  Twenty-four of the program hours must be completed through Keiser University.  Program requirements are as follows:

Master of Science in Information Technology Leadership Major Courses (27.0 credit hours)

Required Major Core Courses (27.0 credit hours)
Enterprise Information Systems Networks 3.0 credit hours
Database Systems and Security 3.0 credit hours
Global E-Commerce and Privacy Assurance 3.0 credit hours
Organizational Change 3.0 credit hours
Information Systems Management 3.0 credit hours
Computer Security 3.0 credit hours
Data Warehousing 3.0 credit hours
Cloud, Virtualization and Mobile Services 3.0 credit hours
Capstone Project Technology Leadership 3.0 credit hours
Eelective Courses (3.0 credit hours)
Risk Analysis and Vulnerability Assessment 3.0 credit hours
Leadership Development 3.0 credit hours
Human Resources Management 3.0 credit hours
Social, Legal, Ethical Issues and the Internet 3.0 credit hours
Service Oriented Architecture 3.0 credit hours

Information Technology Leadership, MS program links:

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Belinda Haney

The two instructors that have impacted my life are Mr. Williams and Mrs. Percy. Both of them believed in my ability to become a great graphic designer, regardless of how I felt about my skills. I appreciate their motivation to get me to where I am today.

Justin Pugh

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Ryan Bushey

If not for my education at Keiser I probably would not be where I am today, in both life and career. It is because of going to Keiser and the instructors I had that I joined a club started by Mr. Williams, The Lakeland Shooters Photography Group, which allowed me to venture into an amazing and very creative field that I use to enhance all aspects of my life.

Anthony Sassano

The Design program at Keiser University was filled with real world learning and hands on instruction… Based on the portfolio I created while a student at Keiser University, I landed a job in Graphic Design for a major online retailer immediately after graduation.

Ty Fitzgerald

The year and a half I spent in the program better prepared me for attaining a job in the field…As a hands-on learner, the project-centered teaching was perfect for me.

Jackson Tejada

Keiser University has given me the opportunity to embrace a career change… It has opened the door for a timely graduation and quick return to the work force…

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I not only received an excellent education but also encouragement and training that built my self-confidence every day.

Nidia Barrios

I realize the amount of knowledge I gained and feel that the educational experiences have developed me in to a person who can move higher up the career ladder.

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Keiser University’s MBA program has renewed my mind, changed the way I think, and given me a new sense of purpose.  The professors transformed my attitude and behavior, gave me the self-confidence I was lacking, and restored my energy.

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It has been great attending and graduating from Keiser University.  Because of the small class sizes, I was able to build good relationships with classmates and professors.  The PA professors care very much about the progress and success of the students and have been great advisors every step of the way through the program.

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Attending Keiser University and getting my degree was the best decision I have ever made.  The small class sizes and personalized attention helped me get my degree quickly.  The hands-on experience and the education landed me a job at a neighboring law firm.

Dedrick Saxon

I chose Keiser because it had everything—small classes, caring professors, hands-on learning, and counselors that are really there for you.  I feel like I’m part of a family here, not just a number.

Natalie Dou

After being denied for several promotions at my current employer, I decided that I needed to further my education.  Since graduating from Keiser with my bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, I have been promoted and I am able to obtain positions that weren’t available to me before.

Laurie Williams

Keiser helped change my life by getting my education at the right school! I had been going to another school before, I dropped out because I felt that I was not getting enough information. When I found out about Keiser, I was pleased because the instructors were great.

Nadege Dor

My decision to attend Keiser University has been one of the best decisions I’ve made. I chose to enroll in the Information Technology program… The one-class-a-month pace helped incredibly with my self-discipline.

Marla Hadley

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