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Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration - Computer and Information Security

Northcentral University



Designed to meet the demand in business and industry for computer security professionals who are trained in cyber-terrorism, computer forensics and computer security, Northcentral University's Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration - Computer and Information Security program is an excellent option for any individual who is in need of flexible option for earning their PhD.

As a student in this online PhD in Computer and Information Security program, individuals will study the current techniques in data preservation, identification, and extraction, and will learn to perform forensic analysis of systems using popular examination toolkits.

As part of this online business - information security degree program, students will take a number of courses that will cover topics, such as:

  • Fundamental of Computer Security
  • Organizations Corporate Computer and Network Security
  • Cyber Forensics
  • Critical Infrastructure Protection, Information Warfare, and Cyber Terrorism
  • Fundamental to Computer Network Auditing
  • Advanced Risk Management in Information Assurance and Security
  • Information Assurance from Legal and Ethical Issues Aspects
  • Disaster Recovery and Contingency Planning for the Security Professional

Learners will also be exposed to common practices involved in forensic investigations and evidence handling, and will become informed in federal and state privacy, intellectual property, search and seizure, and cyber-crime laws.

This online degree in information security degree guides students in exploring in-depth material on terrorism in general and the specific targets vulnerable to hackers and terrorists.

Students must have a Masters degree from an accredited institution.

Accreditation Information

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

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