Career and Academic Opportunities

The Master of Science in Information Technology program enhances students' career options in the management, performance and integration of information technology systems. The career opportunities for MSIT graduates include IT manager, security analyst/engineer, data analyst, health IT management, and application developer, etc.

The double owl pathway will allow BSCGDD students who want to pursue MSIT degree to complete their undergraduate and graduate study within 5 years. With the accelerated pathway, BSCGDD students will not only get their graduate degree in MSIT faster, but also will have wider range of career opportunities at the time of graduation.

Graduate Program Information

Salary and Career Information

Students focusing

Double Owl Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 3.25 in KSU undergraduate coursework
  • 60 hours completed toward Bachelor's degree
  • 12 hours completed in residence at KSU
  • Recommendation from 2 KSU faculty

Double Counted Course

Required Course Pairings:

  • IT 6413 to count for Upper Level Major Elective
  • IT 6823 to count for Upper Level Major Elective

Select one (1) Course Pair from the following:

  • SWE 6623 to count for SWE 3313
  • SWE 6673 to count for SWE 3643

Pathway of Study

Pathway of Study

Suggested Timeline

Apply to Double Owl early in Junior year. Apply to Graduate Program in Senior Year by posted graduate program deadline.

Clock that shows 3:00PM

Contact Information

Undergraduate Information

Undergraduate Degree
Bachelor of Science in Computer Game Design and Development

Department / College
Software Engineering / College of Computing and Software Engineering
Rm. 266, J Building

Advising Contact
Ashley McClure, Advisor

Graduate Information

Graduate Degree
Master of Science in Information Technology

Department / College
Information Technology / College of Computing and Software Engineering
Rm. 378B, J Building

Advising Contact
Shirley Tian, Graduate Program Director