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Information Technology and Analytics MS

In this information science master's degree, dive deeper into the study of how information is understood and applied as you work to solve the unexplored problems that are challenging the computing industry.

Program skills

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.

Program facilities equipment

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


Outcome Rates*

Total percentage of graduates who have entered the workforce, enrolled in full-time graduate study, or are pursuing alternative plans (military service, volunteering, etc.).


Knowledge Rate

*Total percentage of graduates for whom RIT has verifiable data, compared to national average knowledge rate of 41% per NACE.
Outcome % of Students
Employed 100.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 0%
Alternative Plans 0%
Outcome % of Students
Employed 100.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 0%
Alternative Plans 0%

Experiential Learning

Cooperative Education

Cooperative education, or co-op for short, is full-time, paid work experience in your field of study. And it sets RIT graduates apart from their competitors. It’s exposure–early and often–to a variety of professional work environments, career paths, and industries. RIT co-op is designed for your success.

Cooperative education is optional but strongly encouraged for graduate students in the MS in information technology and analytics.