The Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT) program at Abu Dhabi University is offered by the College of Engineering (CoE). The program requires the completion of either 9 graduate-level courses (27 credit hours) in addition to a master’s thesis (6 credits) or 9 graduate-level courses (27 credit hours) in addition to a capstone project (3 credit hours).
The mission of the MSIT program is aligned with ADU mission by providing prospective students, both fresh IT graduates as well as working professionals, with an excellent opportunity to obtain a master’s degree in Information Technology. The program offers graduates a highly rewarding career-oriented graduate degree that will improve their chances and contribute to the progress of their career. The program will enable its graduates to develop an understanding of the latest Information Technology issues and to gain technical skills that are essential for effective IT professionals. The MSIT program is also aligned with the needs of the UAE and the region. The UAE economy and Abu Dhabi in particular are in high demand for IT professionals with advanced degrees to develop and manage the various growing sectors such as the banking industry, the construction industry, and the telecommunication industry.
The M.Sc. in Information Technology program aims at producing graduates who can
Providing IT professionals with graduate-level technical knowledge that would help them conduct advanced research and solve advanced IT-related problems.
Developing the technical and analytical skills of IT professionals needed for building advanced IT systems.
Increasing the awareness of IT professionals of their social and ethical responsibilities.
Improving the effective communication skills of IT professionals.
Developing the desire of IT professionals for pursuing lifelong learning.