University of North Carolina-Greensboro offers online master's degree program in information technologyOfficials from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro announced that they will be moving classes from the Bryan School of Business and Economics to an online format in the fall 2011 semester, according to the school’s website.

The school will offer a master’s degree programs in information technology and management, which will replace the on-campus curricula. Furthermore, college officials added that most students are working professionals seeking to obtain an advanced degree to move up in their careers.

“In most of our information sessions, we had a number of inquiries for an online master’s program,” said Lakshmi Iyer, an associate professor and director of graduate programs, quoted by the school’s website. “The ability to take classes remotely is a huge benefit to working professionals who are unable to drive to campus for their education.”

The master’s degree curriculum requires between 30 and 36 hours of class work, depending on each applicant’s background in information technology and technology resource management.

Officials told the website that the program is designed to train students to deal with complex issues that involve technological and managerial components within companies.

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