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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Information Technology - Information Security

Capella University



Capella University's online Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Information Technology - Information Security degree program offers students an online option for developing the vast knowledge that is needed for ensuring the safety of data and systems within any type of industry and government.

Individuals who have developed an in-depth understanding of information security will have the knowledge that is needed for meeting the requirements of today's high-level information security positions, and for advancing the field of information technology through doctoral research.

While in this online PhD in Information Security degree program, students work with a number of experts in the field as they develop the broad-knowledge that is needed for working with information confidentiality, integrity, governance, compliance and risk management.

In the online doctorate in information systems classes, students will work towards develop the in-depth knowledge that is needed for pursuing a variety of IT positions, such as senior leadership, consulting, or faculty positions in information security departments within military, government, education, and private sectors.

All applicants must hold a Master's degree in a related field.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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