The Master of Science Program in Applied Technology (MSAT), founded in 1999, 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. 

Key Features

  • You draw on the combined strengths of two of DePaul University’s colleges—the School for New Learning and the College of Computing and Digital Media. 
  • You develop advanced and applied capabilities in one of the following areas of “applied technology” specialization:
    • Applied Information Systems
    • Applied Network Technology
    • Applied IT Project Management
    • Applied Information Technology
    • Applied Human Computer Interaction
  • You customize portions of your study by combining coursework with on-the-job applied learning projects. 
  • You receive assistance from a team of advisors from the University and professional community who provide coaching and mentoring to ensure your success. 
  • You engage in a brief/intensive series of “liberal learning” seminars designed to rekindle and/or deepen your practice in key domains of applied effectiveness (personal, interpersonal, organizational, values and inquiry). 
  • You accomplish your goal of graduate study—enhancing your expertise in applying technology and earning an accredited graduate degree with competencies endorsed by the University.
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Degree Requirements 58 hours
   Total hours required    58 hours