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Doctor of Philosophy in Information Systems

Nova Southeastern University



Earn your Ph.D. in Information Systems from Nova Southeastern University. This online doctorate in Information Systems is an excellent choice for professionals working in areas such as:

  • Information system planning
  • Information security
  • Systems analysis and design
  • Project management
  • Information system administration
  • Information science
  • Software engineering

This program provides students who are technology-oriented professionals with the knowledge and ability to develop creative solutions in response to substantive real-world problems in information systems.

Offered in both cluster and institute formats, this online doctorate combines traditional and online instruction to provide professionals the opportunity to pursue graduate study while continuing to work in their current positions. Each student in the program must complete eight core courses, two research project courses, and a dissertation. Optional concentrations in Information Science or Information Security are available for this degree.

Also, the concentration in Information Security is recognized by the National Security Agency (NSA) based on its certification of the school's curriculum for compliance with the requirements of NSA national training standards. Students who complete the concentration may also request a graduate certificate.

Applicants to the Doctor of Philosophy in Information Systems degree program are required to have an earned Master's degree in a related field of study with a GPA of at least 3.25 from a regionally accredited institution.

Accreditation Information

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

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