IS&T’s Newest Degree:
The Executive Master of Science in Information Technology

Designed for the Next Generation of IT Leaders

You’ll gain community with your cohort and make lasting friends and business connections. If you have an eye on leadership and strong IT intuition, this is the degree for you.

The Degree for Your Next Big Career Move

It’s you, or you’ve seen them working on your team. That driven professional who’s at the intersection of employee and leader. A few more tools in your belt, and you’ll be able to lead your IT department with skill and strategy. At this crossroads in your career, IS&T has a degree to help you make that next big move.

EMIT is a new degree that will prepare you for the unique landscape that IT leaders must navigate. This cohort-based, exclusive 12 month degree will provide you with technologically current education and prepare you for corporate leadership positions. EMIT is built on four pillars: IT Leadership and Innovation, Globalization, Emerging IT Infrastructure and Architecture, and Cybersecurity.

IT Leadership and Innovation

As our society has become dependent upon IT advances, we need leaders who fully understand how IT can innovatively capture value for organizations. Our curriculum is designed so you will learn leadership through execution.


Globalization is a fact of life. Technology has connected economies and people together.

Developing a global mindset is needed for effective leaders in today’s world.

Emerging IT Infrastructure and Architecture

IS&T has kept its ears close to the ground and delivered current IT-focused lessons that will take you from today’s problems to future solutions. From understanding emerging infrastructure (such as cloud, big data, web services) to drawing meaningful insights from data through advanced analytics, you’ll gain critical knowledge to provide leadership in today’s organizations.


As Cybersecurity become critical for all types of organizations, our curriculum will provide an appreciation of the challenges and solutions for managing security for organizations big and small.

Are you a Future EMIT Student?

To apply, you’ll need a few things to get you started:

  1. A resume
  2. A letter from your place of employment
  3. (or you, if you’re self-employed) briefly stating the terms of support of your time for this degree
  4. An official transcript of last degree completed

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