PhD – Information Assurance and Cybersecurity
Capella University

Program Details

With a program recognized by both, the DHS and NSA, Capella offers this online PhD in Information Assurance and Cybersecurity. You’ll benefit from a unique program structure that is taught by a dedicated faculty that is committed to your dissertation success. Curriculum strengthens your skill development in areas such as confidentiality, compliance and risk management. Sample coursework includes:

  • Network Security Advances
  • Enterprise Security Risk Management
  • System and Application Security Advances
  • Assurance Controls and Compliance Management

% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Capella University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

  • Higher Learning Commission:, 800.621.7440 
  • Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552),

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Students will attend three four-day residencies.