2023 Best Information Technology Master's Degree Schools
83Colleges in the United States
Information Technology is of the hottest master's degree programs in the United States, coming in as the #32 most popular major in the country. This means there are lots of options to choose from when you decide to get your degree.
College Factual looked at 83 colleges and universities when compiling its 2023 Best Information Technology Master's Degree Schools ranking. Combined, these schools handed out 5,927 master's degrees in information technology to qualified students.
Choosing a Great Information Technology School for Your Master's Degree
The IT master's degree program you select can have a big impact on your future. This section explores some of the factors we include in our ranking and how much they vary depending on the school you select. To make it into this list, a school must excel in the following areas.
A Great Overall School
The overall quality of a master's degree school is important to ensure a quality education, not just how well they do in a particular major. To take this into account we consider a college's overall Best Colleges for a Master's Degree ranking which itself looks at a collection of different factors like degree completion, educational resources, student body caliber and post-graduation earnings for the school as a whole.
Other Factors We Consider
The metrics below are just some of the other metrics that we use to determine our rankings.
Major Focus - How much a school focuses on information technology students vs. other majors.
Major Demand - The number of information technology students who choose to seek a master's degree at the school.
Educational Resources - How many resources are allocated to students. These resources may include educational expenditures per student, number of students per instructor, and graduation rate among other things.
Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or accredited by a recognized information technology related body.
Our full ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best colleges for information technology students working on their master's degree.
The IT school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Best Information Technology Master's Degree Schools.
Featured Information Technology Programs
Learn about start dates, transferring credits, availability of financial aid, and more by contacting the universities below.
Best Schools for Master’s Students to Study Information Technology in the United States
Below you'll see a list of the best colleges and universities for pursuing a master's degree in information technology. Only those schools that rank in the top 15% of all the schools we analyze get awarded with a place on this list.
The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.