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 BASIT students to complete their undergraduate and graduate study within the 4 years. With the accelerated pathway, a BASIT 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.


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Admission Requirements


Double Owl Admission Requirements 
  • GPA: 3.25 in KSU undergraduate coursework
  • 60 hours completed toward Bachelors degree
  • 30 hours completed in residence at KSU
  • Recommendation from 2 KSU faculty
Double Counted Courses Include

Choose two courses from the following:

  • IT 6423 to count for IT 3223
  • IT 6823 to count for IT 4823
  • IT 6683 (IT 7713*) to count for IT 4683

Choose one course of the following:

  • IT 6713 (IT 7123*) to count for IT 4713
  • IT 6503 (IT 7503*) to count for IT 3503
  • IT 6833 (IT 7333*) to count for IT 4833

*new course numbers starting Fall 2021

Graduate Admission Requirements

Suggested Timeline

Apply to Double Owl early in Junior year. Apply to Graduate Program in Senior Year by posted graduate program deadline. Students can be identified in Sophomore year and early Junior year (i.e., once students meet -- or are close to meeting --- credit hour and other requirements).

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Contact Information

Undergraduate Information

Undergraduate Degree
Bachelor of Applied Science in Information Technology

Department / College
Information Technology / College of Computing and Software Engineering
Rm. 267, J Building

Advising Contact
Ashley McClure, Advisor
ccseadvising@kennesaw.edu
470-578-6823

Graduate Information

Graduate Degree
Master of Science in Information Technology

Department / College
Information Technology / College of Computing and Software Engineering
Rm. 364, J Building

Advising Contact
Lei Li, Graduate Program Director
li13@kennesaw.edu
470-578-3915