Master of Internet Technology (MIT)

Offered through the Terry College of Business, the University of Georgia's online Master in Internet Technology (MIT) is uniquely designed to reinforce your IT skill-set and complement it with project management experience and leadership clout. Operating at the intersection of business management and IT, our graduates are prepared to lead teams that build technology-based solutions.

Flexible and Convenient

Designed for working professionals, this program is delivered through a hybrid format of scheduled and self-paced coursework that allows you to earn a Masters degree in just two years.

Innovative

We offer an innovative degree that focuses on Internet technology and addresses the gap between business strategy and technical know-how. With this targeted body of knowledge, our graduates are prepared to lead digital initiatives as a business analyst, project manager, or an application developer.

Ahead of the Curve

An industry advisory board shapes our curriculum and award-winning researchers and industry practitioners teach our classes. The result? You learn the latest technologies needed to succeed in a fast-paced industry.

Real-world, Team-based Experience

Obtain leadership skills and project management experience while collaborating on a team-based capstone project for a corporate client. Teams create a web-enabled enterprise application to solve a business problem or capitalize on an opportunity.

 

Accreditations
Technology Requirements
  • Computer with current operating system (Windows or Mac). Additional peripherals; Headphones, printer may be required.
  • High Speed Internet Access
  • Smart device technology (smart phone or tablet)

 

Program Structure

The Master of Internet Technology program is designed for working professionals and is delivered through a hybrid format of scheduled and self-paced coursework. The MIT coursework is completed in 2 years. Each cohort begins in the fall term (August) and continues for 5 semesters.

While the first year focuses solely on coursework, the second year allows students to put their new skills to use and gain real-world experience on a corporate project.

 

Course Sequence

Students take 6–7 credit hours per semester as follows:

  Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term
Year 1
Year 2  
Prerequisites

Although not required at the time of application, these prerequisites must be met before the start of the above listed coursework:

  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited institution

    While students benefit from having degrees in business, computer science or related areas, this is not a requirement for the program. Many students enroll with undergraduate degrees in liberal arts or other areas not related to business or computing.

     
  • Introductory course in Java

    The course should include introductory programming concepts and Java syntax. Those who have taken courses in an object-oriented computer programming language and have had the equivalent of at least one year programming experience are exempt from this requirement. Java courses are offered locally or online, including through the UGA Center for Continuing Education.

Credit and Transfer

Total Hours Required to Earn Degree:  32 (credit hours)

 

Admission Requirements

All graduate program admissions are handled by the UGA Graduate School. Once the graduate school reviews your application, it is forwarded to the MIT program for further review. Final decisions will be issued by letter from the UGA Graduate School.

 

Application Checklist

Required Documents

  • 2 official transcripts from institutions you’ve attended[1]
  • GRE scores
  • 2 letters of recommendation[2]

Additional Documents for International Applicants

Application Fee

You must submit a one-time application fee via credit card online in order to complete your application — $75 for domestic applicants, $100 for international applicants.

Supporting Documents

Please complete the MIT Supplemental Application including:

  • Short essay
  • Résumé
  • Information regarding satisfying or waiving the prerequisite introductory course in Java (course completion not required to apply, but must be completed before starting the MIT program).
  1. UGA students and alumni are exempt as their records are on file.
  2. Letters should be from individuals who have knowledge of your academic and/or professional capability. The application will prompt your recommenders to submit their letters electronically.
Application Deadlines

Fall:  July 1

International Applicants

Fall:  April 15

Tuition
Online Tuition $792 per credit hour 32 credit hours $25,344 USD
Student Fees $573 per semester 5 semesters $2,865 USD
MIT Program Fee $400 one time cost $400 USD
Total     $28,609 USD

 

Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Tuition for online programs is the same regardless of residency.

 

Other cost considerations

Potential additional costs include: Textbooks and software (beyond the standard MS Office Suite)

Interested applicants should consult their employer about the possibility of a tuition reimbursement program or tuition assistance program.

 

Financial Aid

Because UGA Graduate School financial aid requires students to be enrolled for at least 12 hours a semester, MIT students are ineligible for aid.

However, students are welcome to explore other options for financial assistance through the Office of Student Financial Aid on their own.