Master's Programs

Master's Programs

MA Animation

Provides a combination of artistic and technical training that prepares students for a future in 3D character animation, computer game art, or visual effects.

MS Applied Technology

This is a joint degree with The School for New Learning for experienced IT professionals who wish to acquire advanced technical skills in a highly focused area, in combination with enhanced understanding of the larger organizational, economic, and social contexts within which these technical skills are practiced.

MS Business Information Technology

Provides an understanding of the core principles for the management of information in corporations, health care institutions, and government agencies. This degree is offered by the College of Computing and Digital Media with some course work taken from the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business.

MS Computational Finance

This degree is offered by the College of Computing and Digital Media with some course work taken from the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business. It offers students the skills to approach financial models through a quantitative framework. The program prepares students for careers in the field of quantitative financial analysis in areas including portfolio management, risk management, and financial engineering.

MS Computer Science

Exposes students to the complete life-cycle of computer application development including abstraction, modeling and algorithm development, leveraging computer systems, programming languages and development frameworks, and software development techniques and processes. It prepares students for a professional career in Software Development or Computer Science Research.

MS Cybersecurity

Is intended for students who wish to specialize in the security aspects of Information Technology. Students will learn how to design, implement and maintain software systems designed to support security policy and network architecture consistent with mitigating risk and preventing hostile attacks.

MS Data Science

Graduates of this program will obtain a variety of skills required for a career in predictive analytics, including the ability to analyze large datasets and to develop modeling solutions to support decision making, a good understanding of the fundamental principles of marketing and customer relationship management, and communication skills to present results effectively to a non-technical business audience. The program aims to prepare students with the required qualifications to become data mining analysts/engineers or predictive modelers.

MA Digital Communication and Media Arts

Grounded in practice and theory, this degree teaches students how digital technology has affected communication and artistic practices and how to affect future change through the integration of digital technology. This is a joint degree with the College of Communication.

MS E-Commerce Technology

Is designed for those who want to specialize in e-business systems development and management. The program provides flexible, modularized advanced training in e-business systems as well as competencies in Internet application development, advanced Internet technologies, and wireless applications.

MA Experience Design

Addresses the growing demand for professionals with a combination of skills to effectively design processes, services, events, and environments with a focus placed on the quality of the user experience and culturally relevant solutions.

MS Film and Television

Emphasizes the technical and technology-based topics and practices of digital cinema. Such topics and practices include post-production editing of video and audio, the integration of video and audio, special effects and computer-generated imaging, and modes of digital distribution.

MS Game Programming

Is designed for those interested in game development programming at the highest level, including computer science and computer graphics professionals retooling for the game industry.

MS Health Informatics

Provides students with the skills and knowledge needed to implement and support information technology solutions for health sector organizations.

MS Human-Computer Interaction

Focuses on the design, implementation, and evaluation of computer interfaces that are accessible and easy for people to use.

MS Information Systems

Focuses on the planning, development and management of information systems that enable organizations to gain strategic and tactical competitive advantage.

MS Network Engineering and Security

Trains professionals who meet current industry demands for innovative network designs, and the development of new network applications and services for business enterprises and the network providers that serve them. This program offers theoretical and applied study of the design, configuration and management of converged communication networks

MS Product Innovation and Computing

This degree is offered by the College of Computing and Digital Media with some course work taken from the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business. The program incorporates the innovation and entrepreneurship processes with computer science. Students apply their skills to planning a new venture, including conceptualizing the idea, conducting market and industry research, testing the technology, acquiring and allocating resources, and building a minimal viable product.

MS Software Engineering

Provides students with marketable skills in methodologies, techniques, and tools of software engineering. The program encompasses the entire life-cycle of software development including requirements, analysis, design, construction, testing, and project management. Emphasis is placed on current and emerging technologies for engineering large and complex distributed software systems. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, software engineer has been among the fastest growing IT professions in the US.

JD/MS Computer Science Technology

Offers currently enrolled first year law students preparing for careers in intellectual property, in general practice with clients in IT, as in-house counsel in the IT industry, or in government agencies dealing with IT regulation opportunity to obtain an MS demonstrating proficiency in a focused area of Computer Science or Information Technology with only one additional year of coursework. Joint Degree between the College of Law Center for Intellectual Property Law & Information Technology and CDM.