This year, the University of Georgia's Office of Service-Learning has selected three faculty members from the College of Education to participate in its yearlong Service-Learning Fellows program, two of whom teach in online degree programs.
Master of Internet Technology
Offered through the Terry College of Business, the University of Georgia's online Master in Internet Technology is uniquely designed to reinforce your IT skillset 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.
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 an internet-based enterprise application to solve a business problem or capitalize on an opportunity.
- Computer with current operating system (Windows or Mac). Additional peripherals such as webcam, headphones and printer may be required.
- High Speed Internet Access.
Smart device technology (smart phone or tablet)
Tuition & Fees
|Online Tuition||$825 per credit hour||32 credit hours||$26,400 USD|
|Student Fees||$591 per semester||5 semesters||$2,955 USD|
|Total Program Cost||$29,355 USD|
Tuition and fees are subject to change. Tuition is the same regardless of residency. Current tuition and fees are available on the Bursar's Office website. If you register for less than 5 credit hours, student fees are reduced to $366 in that semester.
Online students pay the following fees: Connect UGA, Green, Special Institutional, and Technology. See UGA Tuition and Fees for the complete schedule of fees.
Additional costs may include:
- Exam proctoring fees
- Technology upgrades
Visit the Office of Student Financial Aid for information about financial assistance.
Consult your employer about the availability of tuition reimbursement or tuition assistance programs.
Active duty military, veterans, and military families should visit Veterans Educational Benefits to take full advantage of available financial assistance and educational benefits.
University System of Georgia Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)
The purpose of TAP is to foster the professional growth and development of eligible employees. For more information, see Tuition Assistance (refer to the Distance Learning section).
Credit and Transfer
Total Hours Required to Earn Degree: 32 (credit hours)
All graduate program admissions are handled by the UGA Graduate School. Once the graduate school reviews your application, it is forwarded to the Master of Internet Technology program for further review. Final decisions will be issued by letter from the UGA Graduate School.
Before you apply, visit our State Authorizations page to ensure UGA is authorized to provide distance education to residents of your state.
- UGA Graduate School Application – Submit the Graduate School application online. Application fee: $75 Domestic/$100 International.
- Master of Internet Technology Supplemental Application - Submit online with the following documentation
- Short essay
- Information regarding satisfying or waiving the prerequisite introductory course in Java (course completion not required to apply, but must be completed before starting the Master of Internet Technology program).
- Test Scores – Send recent official entrance test scores (less than five years old) to the graduate school. UGA institutional code for ETS reporting: 5813
- International applicants must also submit TOEFL or IELTS scores.
- Letters of Recommendation – Submit three letters of recommendation online to the graduate school. Letters should be from individuals who can evaluate the applicant’s scholarly ability and potential for success in a graduate program. Preferably at least two of them are from faculty who have instructed the applicant in a previous program of study. The application will prompt your recommenders to submit their letters electronically.
- Official Transcripts – Submit unofficial transcripts from all institutions attended as part of the online application. Send official transcripts after you are offered admission.
Domestic and International
- Fall semester: For best consideration, apply by April 1
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 sponsored project.
Students take 6–7 credit hours per semester as follows:
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.
News & Events
|Student Profile: Alex Jones, Double Dawg||
Alex Jones is a student of the University of Georgia online Master of Internet Technology program, scheduled to graduate this spring, and he's had a rather different experience than his other classmates.
|UGA Remains on Kiplinger Best Value in Public Colleges List||
UGA continues to rank as one of the nation's top values in higher education, according to Kiplinger,which placed UGA 12th on its Personal Finance list of 100 best values among public colleges and universities for 2016.
|Faculty and Student IT Guides from EITS||
You might be new at the University of Georgia, or you might be a veteran who just was never given this memo before. Enterprise Information Technology Services, known colloquially around campus as EITS, is the central IT department at the university. It manages some of the key technology systems and services on campus, such as UGAMail, Athena and eLearning Commons (eLC).
|UGA’s Online Programs Ranked Among the Best In Nation||
The University of Georgia has some of the best online degree programs in the nation, according to the 2016 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs Rankings. UGA is ranked No. 3 among all universities for best online graduate programs in education and No. 5 for best online bachelor's programs overall.
|MIT Program Capstone Project Helps Local Organizations with Technology Needs|
|Guest Blog: The Move to Online Learning||
By: Craig Piercy, Ph.D.
|Online Professor Makes Sure His Classes Have a Personal Touch||
Craig Piercy, online instructor for the Terry College of Business, makes sure that his students get the same amount of attention in an online class as they would face to face. He says that “One of the things you can’t get naturally online is the teacher-student connection.
|UGA launches Online Master of Internet Technology (MIT) degree||
Contact the online Master of Internet Technology Coordinator for answers to any additional questions you may have.
Email us using the request for information form
Reinforce your IT skillset and complement it with project management experience and leadership clout. Classes begin each fall.
Join a webinar to learn about UGA’s online MIT program. We will discuss entrance requirements, program design, and save time at the end for your questions.
Upcoming Online MIT Information Sessions
Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016 from 6:00pm – 7:00pm Register
Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016 from 5:00pm – 6:00pm Register
Wednesday, Mar. 16, 2016 from 6:00pm – 7:00pm Register
Tuesday, Mar. 29, 2016 from 6:00pm – 7:00pm Register
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