School of Continuing and Professional Studies > Academics > Graduate Programs > Programs > Applied Technology (MS)
The Master of Science program in Applied Technology (MSAT) is designed for people who want to deepen their understanding and use of technology while enhancing their skills and knowledge for improving the interface between technology and humanity in organizational systems.
Jointly offered by the School for Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS) and the
College of Computing and Digital Media (CDM), this partially-structured program combines advanced technology courses with professional activities, work projects and independent studies.
You may specialize in one of five areas within MSAT:
This program provides you opportunities to:
Newly admitted MSAT students may begin the program any quarter. It is recommended to take Introduction to Applied Technology (2 quarter credit hours) and Finding and Managing Information (2 quarter credit hours) early in the program. These two courses set the foundation for your graduate degree.
To qualify for the MSAT, you must complete 52 quarter credit hours. The program has four components.
The MSAT program includes a graduate certificate in Liberal Learning for Professionals. Learn more.
Students will be able to:
Students must complete a minimum of 52 graduate credit hours with a cumulative GPA of not less than 3.0.
Students participate in graduate seminars designed to liberate practice from single points of view and action.
The Professional Specialization includes one of five career-related 'tracks' of core courses offered by the College of Computing and Digital Media.