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.
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.
- The University of Georgia: Accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).
- The Terry College of Business: Accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).
- 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)
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.
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 MIT 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.
- 2 official transcripts from institutions you’ve attended
- GRE scores
- 2 letters of recommendation
Additional Documents for International Applicants
- 2 proofs of degree
- TOEFL scores
- Certificate of Finances form - Estimated Budget for General Graduate Students
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.
Please complete the MIT Supplemental Application including:
- 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 MIT program).
- UGA students and alumni are exempt as their records are on file.
- 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.
Fall semester: apply by July 1
Missed the deadline? The MIT program may still be accepting applications. Ask about a deadline extension in the Request for Information form.
Fall semester: apply by April 15
|Online Tuition||$825 per credit hour||32 credit hours||$26,400 USD|
|Student Fees||$591 per semester||5 semesters||$2,955 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.
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.