Master of Science E-Commerce Technology

earn this degree onlineDesigned for students who want to develop skills in web-based business solutions, the MS in E-Commerce Technology degree provides students with basic training in programming, database technologies, and software engineering. In advanced classes, students work in teams to prepare enterprise solutions for real clients. A wide range of electives provides students with flexible and in-depth training in web development and e-business systems implementation.

We are no longer accepting applications for this program. Students interested in E-Commerce Technology are encouraged to apply to our Computer Science program.

93% of reporting 2017 School of Computing master’s graduates were employed, continuing education, or not seeking employment within six months of graduation

$80,000 average reported salary across 2016 School of Computing master’s graduates


CDM faculty bring to the classroom a unique blend of industry expertise and academic excellence. Because most worked as e-business professionals for major companies before joining DePaul, they bring a practitioner’s view to their courses. At the same time, they conduct cutting-edge research in topics ranging from device and application usability to gaming as a marketing tool.

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Research Labs & Centers

The Mobile Commerce Lab is just one of the many research labs at CDM. The Lab provides support for research and development in the areas of e-commerce, mobile commerce, human-computer interaction, and interface design of computer games. Students are encouraged to join a team of faculty and graduate students to work on research projects in these areas.

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Online Learning

This degree can be completed entirely online. One hundred percent of the program’s lectures—from audio and video to whiteboard writing and supplemental materials—are captured and available online.

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Robust, Relevant Curriculum

The core program covers an up-to-date, rich mix of technologies, programming languages and tools. In addition, the program structure means that you can elect to gain a deep competence in IT architecture design, project management, enterprise systems integration, or the design of information security, networks and databases. Students also have opportunities to work in teams or as individuals on collaborative projects designed to address real-world challenges.