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Volgenau School of Engineering
The B.S. in Applied Information Technology degree program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET,

George Mason University is designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense Research and Education.

Welcome to AIT (Soon to be IST)

Welcome to the Department of Applied Information Technology (soon to be renamed the Department of Information Sciences and Technology). The Department is part of the Volgenau School of Engineering at George Mason University. The department offers BS and MS degrees in Applied Information Technology and participates in the school-wide PhD in Information Technology. We also provide various certificate and concentration options including a concentration in the new inter-disciplinary MS in Data Analytics Engineering offered by VSE and a successful suite of programs for the Intelligence Community. Our programs are uniquely positioned to prepare graduates to succeed in the workforce. Faculty in the department have research interests in cybersecurity, learning analytics, data mining, networking and telecommunications, and educational outreach.

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Open Faculty Positions: Instructional Faculty, Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Information Sciences and Technology

The George Mason University, Volgenau School of Engineering (VSE) invites applications for instructional faculty tenure-track or tenured positions at the Assistant-,...


AIT to be renamed Department of Information Sciences and Technology

The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) has approved that as of May 18, 2015, Department of Applied Information Technology has been re-named the...


Faculty Member Max Albanese Earns Emerging Scholar/Researcher/Creator Award

Each year, George Mason University selects three faculty members who show exceptional promise in their disciplines to receive the Mason Emerging Researcher-Scholar-Creator...


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