In this information technology master's degree you'll combine IT with business to understand how Big Data is collected and managed, and how its analysis informs both business decisions and IT solutions in the computing industry.
Information Sciences and Technologies students learn a systematic approach to the design of secure integrated technology solutions for business, industry, and education. Students can select from areas of study that include application development and management, web design and interactive multimedia, networking, computer-based learning and performance, and interface design and human-computer interaction theory. Students will be able to create information solutions utilizing current hardware and software technology.
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The curriculum is supported by a mixture of hardware platforms (PC and Mac) and operating systems (Windows, Linux, Mac OS). In addition to classrooms that support general-purpose education, specialty classrooms and labs are available including Active Learning classrooms, Database Labs, Multimedia, Streaming Media and Sound labs, Usability Testing Labs, Networking, System Administration, Security and specialized networking labs.
Program job titles reported
Data Analyst; Data Engineer; Full-Stack Software Engineer; Web/Mobile Developer; Database Administrator; Data Warehouse Analyst; Technical Product Manager
Select program hiring partners
Amazon; Ayco, a Goldman Sachs Company; Barclays; Canandaigua National Bank & Trust; CloudCheckr; Community Bank System; Deloitte; Excellus BlueCross BlueShield; Fluent Inc.; Ford Motor Company; Google; KeepTruckin; Kodak Alaris; MAQ Software; Micron Technologies; Mindex; NetZoom; Nielsen; Orenda; Paychex; Philips; Retail Business Services, a proud company of Ahold Delhaize; RIT - ITS; Rochester Regional Health; SAP America; Wegmans Food Markets
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Cooperative education is optional but strongly encouraged for graduate students in the MS in information technology and analytics.