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Doctor of Philosophy in Computing Technology in Education

Nova Southeastern University



Nova Southeastern University's Ph.D. in Computer Information Systems degree program addresses the use of computing technologies as a tool for improving the cognitive development of students through:

The development, management, evaluation of computing systems that support the educational process, and the role of computing and other advanced technology in education and training.

This an excellent program for individuals working in areas such as:

  • Educational administrators
  • College faculty members
  • Directors of academic computing
  • Teachers of all grades
  • District and building technology administrators
  • Industry and armed forces trainers
  • Instructional system designers and developers.

The Doctorate in Computer Information Systems degree provides technology-oriented professionals with the knowledge and ability to develop creative solutions to substantive real-world problems.

This program is offered in a cluster format. This format combines traditional and online instruction, and was created to provide professionals with an opportunity to pursue graduate studies while continuing to work in their current positions.

Each student must complete eight core courses, two research project courses, and a dissertation. Many of the courses in the program have been approved for teacher certification in computer science (grades K-12) or recertification by Florida's Bureau of Teacher Certification.

All of the applicants to this Doctoral programs are required to have an earned Master's Degree in a related field of study, and have at least 3.25 from a regionally accredited institution.

Accreditation Information

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

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