M.S. Information & Communication Technologies

Do you want to be at the forefront of the digital age?
Degree Type Master of Science
Careers & Salaries Graduate Degree Outcomes
Delivery Online

UW-Stout's Master of Science (M.S.) in Information & Communication Technologies (ICT) is designed to further the education of working professionals. The degree can be completed fully online. In today's fast-paced technical world, leaders are needed in the areas of information technology, network security, enterprise systems, digital marketing and e-learning. This graduate degree helps you become that needed leader.

Note: Admission to the M.S. in Construction Management program has been suspended. 


Program Overview

View program plans, credit requirements and course descriptions.



Program Highlights

With a student-centered learning approach, self-motivated individuals can focus on personal goals while developing an emphasis of study customized to your specific aspirations. We invite you to look more closely, ask important questions, and discover the benefits of earning your M.S. Information & Communication Technologies. The program is customized for your future:

  • Course Availability: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Total Courses: 30 Credits
    • Core Courses: 15 Credits
    • Emphasis Courses: 15 Credits
  • Great Salary Increase Potential

Upon completion of this program, you'll be able to:

  • Appraise the influences between society and ICT development
  • Analyze the relationship between organizations and ICT
  • Critique trends impacting the ICT professional
  • Evaluate ICT related to one’s own career
  • Forecast the influence of ICT systems
  • Conduct research contributing to ICT
  • Design ICT systems

You'll develop a portfolio of course-related exhibits to align with the program objectives and your selection of emphasis courses. This program offers a customized curriculum in the following emphasis areas:

  • Computer Networking and Cybersecurity
  • Digital Marketing Technology
  • Enterprise Technology
  • Other Self-Designed Options

Ranked as a Best Online Masters in IT

University HQ ranked MS ICT program one of the Best Online Masters in Information Technology!

Stackable Certificates to Enhance Your Degree.

UW-Stout offers three graduate-level professional development certificates. The certificate courses are transferable into the M.S. Information & Communication Technologies program.

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Tuition & Fees

Customized Instruction at UW Stout can be described as programs that are designed with the adult learner in mind. If you're comparing UW-Stout's customized instruction tuition to our competitors, keep in mind:

  • Customized instruction tuition rate includes the textbook rental fee.
  • There are no additional university-based semester or technology fees.
  • Students in customized instruction programs pay the same rate of tuition regardless if Wisconsin residents, out-of-state or international participants.

Value for Your Money

There’s more to value than just tuition. UW Stout also provides:

  • Program Director – faculty with discipline expertise.
  • Student Services adviser – one point of contact, providing support to students for each program.
  • Course sequences and matrices – know what courses are offered when so you can plan ahead.
  • Courses and programs may be stackable for use in another program.
  • Courses are flexible and convenient for working professionals.

Other universities will present costs and value differently - make sure you're comparing apples to apples.

Admission Requirements

General UW-Stout Graduate School Application

All prospective graduate students at UW-Stout must follow a standard application process through our Graduate Studies. Beyond that, each graduate program has specific requirements that must be met to be successfully admitted to the program:

Program-Specific Application Requirements

  • Applicant must have an overall undergraduate GPA of 2.75
  • Two years of appropriate experience
Program Advisory Committee

Advisory Committee Members

SaraAngerStudent Services SpecialistUW-Stout
BryanBechtoldtPresident & PrincipalSVA Consulting
DaneDeutschAlumni (2009)UW-Stout
MichelleDingwallSenior Development Office UW-Stout
CurtFawcettI/O Devices Integration ManagerCray, Inc.
KrisIsaacsonProfessor, Digital Marketing TechnologiesUW-Stout
KevinOlsonAssociate LecturerUW-Stout
LauraReisingerProgram Director/Instructor, Communication Technologies DepartmentUW-Stout
DeannaSchultzProgram Director, MS Career & Technical EducationUW-Stout
JuliaStephanDigital MarketerRCU
ReyVillarAssociate LecturerUW-Stout
HollyYuanProgram Director, B.S. Computer Networking & Information TechnologyUW-Stout