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Information Technology and Analytics MS

In this information technology master’s degree, you’ll engage in an applied IT program to understand how Big Data is collected and managed, and how its analysis informs both industry decision making and IT solutions in 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

Data Analyst; Data Engineer; Full-Stack Software Engineer; Web/Mobile Developer; Database Administrator; Data Warehouse Analyst; Technical Product Manager

Select program hiring partners

Amazon; Sonobi; Rocket Mortgage (formerly Quicken); Peapod Digital Labs; OmniVision Technologies, Inc.; Notified (formerly Intrado); NiSource; Mindex; Lowe's Companies, Inc.; Jefferies, LLC; Health Homes of Upstate New York (HHUNY); Grubhub; GroupM; Goldman Sachs; Freshop, an NCR Company; Fidelity Investments; eClinicalWorks; DISH Network; Deutsche Bank; Crux Informatics; Crocs Inc.; Chubb; Capgemini America Inc.; BlackRock; Anuvu; Alert Innovation


Outcome Rates for Information Technology and Analytics MS

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

What makes an RIT education exceptional? It’s the ability to complete relevant, hands-on career experience. At the graduate level, and paired with an advanced degree, cooperative education and internships give you the unparalleled credentials that truly set you apart. Learn more about graduate co-op and how it provides you with the career experience employers look for in their next top hires.

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