Walsh Master of Science in Information Technology Ranked One of Best in Nation

TROY, Mich., June 12, 2020 — Walsh has ranked no. 2 on the list of Top 20 Master’s in Information Technology programs by CyberSecurityMastersDegree.org. Other schools on the list included Carnegie Mellon, Virginia Tech and Illinois Institute of Technology. Schools were ranked based on course offerings, small faculty to student ratio, resources, overall value, student reviews and third-party recognition.

Walsh was one of the first schools in Michigan to be recognized as a Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense and was the first school in the nation to offer a degree concentration in automotive cybersecurity. Its information technology degrees align with Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security NICE Framework Standards.

“Walsh’s IT curriculum is developed according to a Tradecraft model, with labs, assignments and coursework built to connect the dots and enable the critical thinking skills employers are looking for,” said Dave Schippers, DSc, CISSP, chair and assistant professor, IT/Decision Sciences.

Walsh was an early adopter of online education, offering its first online course in 1998. The MSIT has also been ranked one of the Best Online Programs for a Master’s in Network Security and one of the Best Online Cybersecurity Master’s Degree Programs. Walsh’s online programs provide the same curriculum as on-ground programs and are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs and the Higher Learning Commission.

For more information about Walsh IT degrees, visit www.walshcollege.edu/future-students

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Walsh is an all-business, private, independent, not-for-profit, fully accredited college offering undergraduate, graduate and doctoral business and technology degrees, as well as certificate programs. Founded in 1922, Walsh is one of Southeast Michigan’s largest graduate business schools, offering classes in several locations and online. Our internationally and nationally-ranked programs integrate theory and application to prepare graduates for successful careers. Walsh degree programs include accounting, finance, information technology, human resources, management, marketing, taxation and other fields. For more information, please visit www.walshcollege.edu.

Walsh is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (www.hlcommission.org) and the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (www.acbsp.org).

Walsh College Earns Vets Recognition, Hosts Traveling Memorial

Walsh College is one of 64 select national institutions ranked on the “Best for Vets: Business Schools 2014” list of colleges that provide high-level service for active duty and veteran military men and women by Military Times magazine.

The selection process considers the school’s culture, student support, academic outcomes and quality, academic policies and cost.

“The rigorous selection process and the caliber of the survey from a respected military publication make this an exceptional honor,” said Stephanie Bergeron, president and CEO, Walsh College. “Veterans and other military members bring unique perspectives, experiences, and viewpoints to our student body and faculty that enrich business education for everyone.”

Added Lauren Mileto, veteran services coordinator, “Vets and their families rely on Military Times to provide objective, honest recommendations based on their best interests. Walsh is proud to provide our vets with a high level of service.”

The complete “Best for Vets Business College” list is published in the March issue of Military Times EDGE magazine, as well as in print and online at MilitaryTimes.com, ArmyTimes.com, NavyTimes.com, AirForceTimes.com, and MarineCorpsTimes.com.

Walsh sponsors a Military Grant for all active duty or reserve members of the U.S. Armed Forces. When this grant is used with Military Tuition Assistance, it covers all undergraduate tuition costs or a significant portion of graduate tuition costs.

Traveling Memorial

In addition, Walsh College will be hosting the Michigan Vietnam Veterans Traveling Memorial from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at its Troy Campus.

The public is welcome on-campus to view the memorial, learn about Vietnam’s place in our nation’s history and remember those military members who gave their lives for freedom in the Vietnam War.

Michael Rinkus, veteran, associate professor, Finance, at Walsh, and advisor, Walsh College Student Veteran Organization, will speak at 5:30 p.m.

For more information on Walsh’s Veteran Services, visit www.walshcollege.edu/veterans, email veterans@walshcollege.edu, or call (248)-823-1660.

Founded in 1922, Walsh College is a private, not for profit institution offering upper-division undergraduate and graduate business and technology degrees and certificate programs. One of Southeast Michigan’s largest business schools, Walsh has locations in Troy, Novi, Clinton Township and Port Huron, as well as online. Walsh’s business services division offers the Walsh Institute, which provides solutions for businesses through training, continuing education and consulting.

Walsh is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (www.ncahlc.org; phone: 312-263-0456) and the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE, www.iacbe.org). The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP, www.acbsp.org) accredits specific degree programs.