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Master of Information Technology Program Overview

The Master of Information Technology degree at the Bentley Graduate Business School prepares professionals for careers that call for integrating information systems knowledge with a strong understanding of the global business environment.


Bentley's Master of Information Technology degree is a STEM-designated program that requires the completion of 30 credits (10 courses of 3 credits each). Graduates often start work as consultants, risk analysts, business analysts, systems analysts, project managers or systems architects — and advance quickly in technical and managerial careers. Program graduates are ready to join or lead teams that analyze, architect, integrate and implement IT-based business solutions in an increasingly diverse, globally interdependent, and technically complex environment.

The Master of Information Technology degree instills:

  • Working knowledge of the theory and current practices in distributed systems, communications networks, object-oriented analysis and development, and database technologies used in implementing state-of-the-art business solutions
  • Thorough understanding of IS development processes at the individual, team and project levels to execute distributed IT development projects effectively
  • Keen appreciation for the collegiality, ethical standards and social responsibility that guide their work as IT professionals
  • Cultural sensitivity for succeeding in a global IT sourcing environment

Candidates with five or more years of professional work experience may be eligible to waive the GMAT/GRE exam. Contact the admissions office for more information.

Interested in learning more about the Master's in Information Technology program?

Our Admissions Staff would be happy to speak with you about your plans for pursuing a graduate degree. For admissions related questions, please contact Colleen O'Brien. For curriculum related questions, please contact Program Director, Wendy Lucas.