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or Graduate Certificate
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Which Option is Right for You?

Master of Information Technology Degree

To earn an online Master of Information Technology degree at Virginia Tech, students must complete 11 courses: 4 core courses and 7 elective courses, for a total of 33 credit hours. 

You'll have the opportunity to focus your degree in one of our eleven areas of specialization:

  Analytics and Business Intelligence

    Big Data

   Business Information Systems


    Cybersecurity Management

 Cybersecurity Policy

  Decision Support Systems

 Health Information Technology


 Software Development

 Software Engineering

Graduate Certificates

The VT-MIT Program offers 100% online Graduate Certificates in six areas of IT specialization, allowing you to focus your studies in an area of particular value to your career.

They can be earned as part of the Master of Information Technology degree program or you can apply to an individual certificate program.

  Business Analytics and Data Mining

   Data Management

   Information Security and Analytics

  Health Information Technology

   Information Technology Management

 Software Development

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