M.S. Information and Communication Technologies

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

This M.S. degree in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) is designed to further the education of working professionals. UW-Stout's MS-ICT 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.

UW-Stout M.S. in Information and Communication Technologies

With a student-centered learning approach, self-motivated individuals like you 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 master’s degree online from the University of Wisconsin-Stout. At Wisconsin's Polytechnic University we help you succeed.

  • Customized for your future
  • Courses online Fall, Spring, Summer semester
  • Fifteen credits of core courses
  • Fifteen credits of emphasis courses you select
  • Thirty credits total
  • Great salary increase potential

100% of coursework is online - Work around your schedule

Upon completion of this program, students will 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

All students develop a portfolio of course-related exhibits to align with the program objectives and the student's selection of emphasis courses.

This program offers customized curriculum in the following emphasis areas:

  • Networking Security
  • Computer Networking
  • Digital Marketing Technology
  • Enterprise Systems
  • Learning Technologies

General UW-Stout Graduate School Application

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

M.S. ICT Program Specific Admission Requirements

  • Applicant must have an overall undergraduate GPA of 2.75
  • Two years of appropriate experience
MSICT Advisory Board

2018 MSICT Advisory Board

  • Subharoj Dahal, Business Analyst
  • Dane Deutsch, Professional in the Field
    CEO of DCS Netlink  
  • Michael Hammersborg, Partner
    Clear Water Computer Services
  • Jen Hegna, Director of Information and Learning Technology
    Byron School District
  • Caleb Henderson, Teacher
    Marshfield High School
  • Andy House, IS Director of Application Development
    Mendard Inc.
  • Cory Kleman, Instructor
    Western Technical College       
  • Kyle Lowenhagan, Instructor`
  • Kevin Olson, CSTEM, Apparel & Communication Technologies Dept.  
  • David Paehlke, Instructor
    Ne Metro 916 School District
  • Stephanie Pronschinske, Ecommerce Marketing Coordinator
    Big Dot of Happiness
  • Chet Strebe, CIO
    Northcentral Tech. College
  • Craig Yolitz, Vice President Customer Operations, FindLaw
    Thomson Reuters Business

MSICT Leadership Representatives

  • Byron Anderson, Program Director, B.S. Information and Communication Technologies
  • Chuck Bomar, Dean, CSTEM
  • Bob Butterfield, Director, UW-Stout
  • Bryan Barts, Director or Career Services
  • Douglas Mell, Director of Communications
  • Heidi Rabeneck, Program Manager, UW Stout Online, College of Management  
  • Richard Rothaupt, Associate Dean, CSTEM    
  • Steve Schlough, Program Director, ICT MS
  • Debbie Stanislawski, School of Education Instruction
  • Douglas Wahl, Chief Information Officer, UW-Stout
  • Evan Sveum, CSTEM, Apparel & Communication Technologies Dept.  
  • Kevin Tharp, CSTEM, Apparel & Communication Technologies Dept.  
  • Holly Yuan, Program Director, Information Technology Management

MSICT Student Representative

  • Jamie Stendahl, Student, M.S. Information & Communication Technologies Program 

Graduate Assistantships

Gain valuable professional experience while enjoying paid employment as a graduate student at UW-Stout.

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