Master of Science in Applied Technology (MSAT)

The MSAT Program will deepen your understanding and use of technology while enhancing your ability to improve the interface between technology and people in organizations. You will specialize in 1 of 5 areas: information systems, network technology, IT project management, information technology, or human-computer interaction,. Jointly offered with the College of Computing and Digital Media, this partially structured program combines advanced technology courses with professional activities, work projects, and independent studies.


The MSAT Program is 58 quarter credit hours and has 4 components:

- Planning and Integration (4 quarter credit hours)
- Liberal Learning Seminars (18 quarter credit hours)
- Professional Specialization (24 quarter credit hours)
- Culmination (12 quarter credit hours)

Learn more about Degree Requirements.

Learn more about Requirements for Areas of Specialization.

Newly admitted MSAT students may begin the program any quarter. It is recommended to take Introduction to Applied Technology (2 quarter credit hours) and Finding and Managing Information (2 quarter credit hours) early in the program. These 2 courses set the foundation for your graduate degree.

View the upcoming MSAT Schedule.

View a sampling of Liberal Learning Seminars.

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