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Doctoral Programs

All programs include a blend of on-campus and online activities. Doctoral courses include mandatory face to face meetings on the Main Campus. 

Ph.D. in Computer Science (CISD)

  • This program prepares graduates for positions in academia, government, and industry, and fosters the careers of those already so positioned. It provides to research-oriented professionals knowledgeable in the major areas of computer science, the tools and ability to develop creative solutions to substantive real-world problems.

Ph.D. in Information Assurance (DIA)

  • This program prepares graduates for key positions in academia, federal/state/local government agencies, and business and industry. The curriculum combines both technically intensive and management-focused security courses to provide a comprehensive approach to the study of information assurance/information security.

Ph.D. in Information Systems (DISS)

  • This program is suited to professionals working in areas such as information system planning, information security, Systems analysis and design, project management, information system administration, information science, or software engineering.

Optional Concentration in Information Security 

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