The master’s in information technology (IT) degree is one of the most popular and lucrative careers in the country.
A bachelor’s degree is typically required, while a master of business administration (MBA) is preferred for those seeking entry-level jobs in the private sector.
While the industry is expanding rapidly, a significant number of students struggle to find suitable jobs and are left struggling to find an affordable way to fund their education.
In a recent survey, one-third of students said they had been unable to pay back their loans because of student loan debt.
Many also say they are unable to afford their fees, or the cost of living in the city.
These issues have created a new round of concern for students, particularly those with lower incomes, who are forced to pay more to complete their studies.
To help students pay off their loans, the National Student Loan Bank of America (NSLBA) launched the $500K Master’s in Information Technology (MITS) Challenge, which offers students the chance to complete a degree at an affordable price.
The goal of the Challenge is to help students graduate with a bachelor’s or master’s from an accredited university within a three-year time frame.
This initiative is part of a broader effort by the NSLBA to help graduates afford their education and access to jobs.
The $250K Master in Information Technologies (MIT) Challenge is one such initiative that the NSBAs mission is to support, and is funded by, the private and public sectors to support students in attaining their dreams of employment.
As part of the $250,000 Challenge, students are given an opportunity to take part in a mock test and an online learning challenge.
The challenges will include a focus on business, computer science, and information technology and will also test students’ knowledge in online courses.
The online learning challenges will be administered by the company that has the highest student enrollment, which is called the Master in IT Program, or MITS.
The MITS program is funded in part by the National Science Foundation.
To learn more about the MITS Challenge, click here.
To find out how much the MATS program costs, click below.