Information Technology

Jay Palat (MSIT 2004) is a Senior Software Architect for ModCloth, a prominent e-retailer with a very unique business model. In this video, Jay talks about how his CMU and Heinz College education impacts his role at the company.

Gaining value from technology requires an understanding of how technology interacts with business processes, strategy, and policy. Tomorrow’s IT leaders need a program that can help them apply technology in innovative ways to achieve business goals.

Heinz College is ranked #1 by US News & World Report for Information Technology and Management specialization. Our Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT) degree is designed specifically for IT professionals looking to enhance their careers by offering learning options that can be pursued from anywhere in the world.

Unique Features & Benefits

  • Quantitative management and technology: Our pragmatic and interactive approach to teaching will enable you to immediately apply the concepts learned in the classroom to your job.
  • Flexible Learning: The MSIT program offers unprecedented flexibility in both curriculum and structure that address the needs of working students. These features include applications accepted each semester, part-time study via evening and online classes, and classes being offered year-round
  • Customize Your Degree: Our program allows you to tailor your MSIT degree in any of the following concentrations:
  • Access to other CMU Schools: The MSIT Program offers interdisciplinary programs in partnership with the School of Computer Science, CERT and Software Engineering Institute. Carnegie Mellon University is also designated as the Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAEIAE) by NSA and DHS.