2019 Most Affordable Online Master's in Information Technology

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The following is a list of 25 schools offering online master's degrees in information technology, ranked according to their affordability. Middle Georgia State University takes #1, with an annual tuition of only $3,825 and offering four concentrations under their MS in Information Technology program. California State University-Fullerton comes in at #12 and offers a specialization in Data Science, opening up a wide variety of career options for only $8,304 per year.

You can read more about our ranked schools below or browse our 2019 rankings of the most affordable online bachelor's in information technology degrees. View our methodology or learn more about SR Education Group.

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Rank College Annual Tuition
#1 #1 Middle Georgia State University Annual Tuition $3,825
#2 #2 Minot State University Annual Tuition $4,641
#3 #3 University of North Alabama Annual Tuition $5,542
#4 #4 Kennesaw State University Annual Tuition $5,745
#5 #5 Western Governors University Annual Tuition $6,980
#6 #6 American Public University System Annual Tuition $7,000
#7 #7 Southern Arkansas University Annual Tuition $7,005
#8 #8 Arizona State University Annual Tuition $7,830
#9 #9 Southern Utah University Annual Tuition $7,943
#10 #10 Colorado State University-Global Campus Annual Tuition $8,000
#11 #11 University of North Texas Annual Tuition $8,100
#12 #12 California State University-Fullerton Annual Tuition $8,304
#13 #13 Concordia University - Saint Paul Annual Tuition $8,550
#14 #14 Sam Houston State University Annual Tuition $8,842
#15 #15 Trident University International Annual Tuition $9,180
#16 #16 University of Alabama at Birmingham Annual Tuition $9,612
#17 #17 Excelsior College Annual Tuition $9,675
#18 #18 University of Massachusetts-Lowell Annual Tuition $9,825
#19 #19 Liberty University Annual Tuition $10,170
#20 #20 Capitol Technology University Annual Tuition $10,251
#21 #21 Bellevue University Annual Tuition $10,350
#22 #22 University of North Carolina at Greensboro Annual Tuition $10,674
#23 #23 Rivier University Annual Tuition $10,710
#24 #24 University of Colorado Denver Annual Tuition $10,965
#25 #25 Johnson & Wales University-Online Annual Tuition $11,130
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  • Annual Tuition: $3,825
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 72
  • Example Classes:
    Database Principles; Digital Evidence & Cybercrime; Digital Forensics; Distributed Enterprise Software; Ethical Hacking; Foundations of Information Assurance
  • Annual Tuition: $4,641
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 276
  • Example Classes:
    Business Network Systems Management; Collaborative Computing; E-Business Strategy; Foundations of Information Assurance and Security; Information System Strategy, Management, & Acquisition; IT Infrastructure
  • Annual Tuition: $5,542
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 1,079
  • Example Classes:
    Applied Research for Professionals; Organizations, Institutions, and Change; Professional Ethics in a Multicultural World
  • Annual Tuition: $5,745
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 2,852
  • Example Classes:
    Data Visualization; Database Security & Auditing; Database Systems; Health Information Security; Information Technology Policy and Law; Infrastructure Defense
  • Annual Tuition: $6,980
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU and DEAC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 20,328
  • Example Classes:
    Business of IT - Applications; Cyberlaw, Regulations, and Compliance; Disaster Recovery Planning, Prevention and Response; Emerging Technologies; Ethical Situations in Business; Information Technology Management
  • Annual Tuition: $7,000
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC and DEAC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 8,961
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Digital Forensics; Cyber Ethics: Privacy and Intellectual Property; Information Security; Introduction to Web Analytics; Intrusion Detection and Incident Handling; IT Project Management: Cost and Communications
  • Annual Tuition: $7,005
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 1,484
  • Example Classes:
    Applied Cryptography; Data Structures and Algorithms; Decision Science; Machine Learning; Privacy Compliant Systems Design; Traceable Systems and Computer Forensics
  • Annual Tuition: $7,830
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 18,407
  • Example Classes:
    Analyzing Big Data; Application Web Frameworks; Developing Security Policy; Information Analysis, Modeling, Representation & Communication (; Managing Intelligent Devices in an Enterprise Environment; Middleware Programming and Database Security
  • Annual Tuition: $7,943
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 892
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Persistent Threats; Cryptography Fundamentals; Cyber Law & Investigations; Information Systems Auditing; Network & Internet Forensics; Security DevOps
  • Annual Tuition: $8,000
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 3,437
  • Example Classes:
    Basic Programming; Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery; Ethical Considerations in Managing Information Technology; Information Systems and Security; Information Technology Auditing and Assurance; Information Technology Project Management
  • Annual Tuition: $8,100
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 6,904
  • Example Classes:
    Data Modeling for Information Professionals; Information Access and Knowledge Inquiry; Project Management for Information Systems; System Analysis and Design; Web Content Development and Maintenance
  • Annual Tuition: $8,304
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: WASC WSCUC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 5,659
  • Example Classes:
    Business Data Transformation; Business Databases: Design & Processing; Data Mining for Business Applications; Forecasting for Analytical Decision Making; Issues in Business Information Technology; Statistics for Data Science
  • Annual Tuition: $8,550
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 1,842
  • Example Classes:
    Business Intelligence and Data Analytics; Ethics in Technology Management; Financial Analysis for Technology Managers; Managing Technology Teams; Research in Information Technology; Technology Management and Innovation
  • Annual Tuition: $8,842
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 2,575
  • Example Classes:
    Business Continuity Management; Database Security; Operating System Security; Organization System Security; Principle & Policy-Info Assurance
  • Annual Tuition: $9,180
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: WASC WSCUC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 2,748
  • Example Classes:
    Business Ethics and Social Issues in Computing; Information Security Management and Assurance; IT Management for Specialized Technologies; IT Project, Logistics and Contract Management; IT Security and Disaster Recovery Management; Knowledge Management and Information Services
  • Annual Tuition: $9,612
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 7,166
  • Example Classes:
    Databases and Data Modeling; Informatics and Information Technology Review to Advance Care; Informatics Project Evaluation/Human Factors; Nursing Informatics Systems Analysis and Design
  • Annual Tuition: $9,675
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 3,361
  • Example Classes:
    Cyber Attacks and Defense; Cybersecurity in Healthcare; Digital Forensics and Investigations; Ethics, Legal, and Compliance Issues in Cybersecurity; Information Technology Risk Analysis and Management; Leadership and Communication in Cybersecurity
  • Annual Tuition: $9,825
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 4,212
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Cloud Computing; C++ Programming; Data Mining; Designing and Building a Cybersecurity Program; Digital Forensics; Information Security, Privacy and Regulatory Compliance
  • Annual Tuition: $10,170
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC and TRACS
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 28,706
  • Example Classes:
    Applied Network Security; Business Common Professional Components; Business Data Communication Systems; Information Security Planning; IS Hardware and Software; Network Architecture & Design
  • Annual Tuition: $10,251
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 337
  • Example Classes:
    Assured Software Analytics; Design of Cloud Networks & Services; Network Architecture Convergence Using Wireless Technology; Networks and Industrial Control Systems; Principles of Designing and Engineering Computer Networks; Vulnerability Mitigation
  • Annual Tuition: $10,350
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 3,342
  • Example Classes:
    Administration of Data Storage Technologies; Cisco Network and Routing Infrastructures; Cloud Computing and Governance; Computer and Network Security Fundamentals; Computer Server Environments; Computing Platforms and Network Technologies
  • Annual Tuition: $10,674
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 3,366
  • Example Classes:
    Data Management; Information Security and Privacy; Telecommunications and Distributed Networks; Web Programming
  • Annual Tuition: $10,710
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 1,239
  • Example Classes:
    Computer Security; Database Management Systems; Leading Projects Through Virtual Environments

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  • Annual Tuition: $10,965
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 9,338
  • Example Classes:
    Information Systems Management and Strategy; Information Systems Security and Privacy; Innovative Health Information Technologies; Intrusion Detection and Incident Response; Text Data Analytics and Predictive Modeling; Website Development Practice and Technologies
  • Annual Tuition: $11,130
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 373
  • Example Classes:
    Cyber Science and IT Business Operations; Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility and Law; Foundations of Information Security Management; Risk Management and Incident Response
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