Degree Requirements for the Master's in ICT

36 credit hours are required for the master's in ICT, including 15 hours of core courses. Students are expected to complete 12 hours of required course work (600, 610, 650, 661 or 662) within the first 18 hours of their program of study. ICT 696 Practicum should be taken after completion of 18 hours. Students may take up to six credit hours outside of the information communication technology program. Students must have any coursework outside of ICT approved by the department prior to registering for the course. 

Required courses are offered on a rotating basis, over a two year term. Students can complete the ICT 696 practicum during Summer semesters. 

Graduation Exit Requirement

All graduate students at UK must complete a graduation exit requirement either the semester they complete coursework or after. 

Core Courses (required)
Course # Course Name
ICT 600 ICT in Society
ICT 610 Research Methods for ICT
ICT 650 Introduction to Leadership in Information Professions
ICT 661 OR ICT 662   Either ICT 662 Data Analysis & Visualization OR ICT 661 Intro to Data Science (Data Science core requirement)
ICT 696 Practicum (3 credit hours)
Elective Courses Concentration Area
ICT 552 Cybercrime and Digital Law Enforcement Policy & Regulation
ICT 605 Human Computer Interaction Technology & Analytics
ICT 658 Knowledge Management Technology & Analytics
LIS 634 Information Architecture Technology & Analytics
LIS 629 Introduction to Medical Informatics Health
ICT 626 Electronic Information Resources in the Health Sciences Health
ICT 627 Consumer Health Information Resources Health
ICT 690 Special Topics in ICT Multiple Concentrations
ICT 695 Independent Student Multiple Concentrations

 

The following electives are offered every year
ICT 626 Electronic Information Resources in the Health Sciences
ICT 627 Consumer Health Information Resources
ICT 695 Independent Study

The following electives are offered at least every other year
ICT 552 Cybercrime and Digital Law Enforcement
ICT 605 Human Computer Interaction
ICT 658 Knowledge Management
ICT 690 Special Topics

The following courses have been approved for inclusion in the ICT master's curriculum. Unless otherwise noted (indicated by a *) , these courses do not have pre requisites.
EDC 547 Technology in Instructional Practice
EDC 548 Instructional Technology Leadership

The following courses being offered by our College may also contribute to the ICT master's:
CI 671 Proseminar in Health Communication
CI 726 Communication Leadership Studies
JOU 531 Media Law and Ethics
JOU 541 The First Amendment, Internet and Society
MAS 535 Telecommunications and Network Management

The following courses are other suggested University courses:
CPH 752 Leadership in Public Health
ELS 604 Leadership in Professional Learning Communities
EDL 665 School Technology Leadership for Digital Citizenship
STA 580 Biostatistics I (pre req MA 109 College Algebra or equivalent)*