Doctor of Computer Science / Big Data Analytics
Colorado Technical University

Program Details

In today’s data-driven world, the ability to analyze huge amounts of data is vital. The Doctor of Computer Science specializing in Big Data Analytics is designed to help business leaders, data analysts, and data scientists learn advanced tools and techniques to manage and make sense of this information to benefit their organization.

This program builds on the foundations of a master’s degree and helps graduates prepare to become consultants, academics, professionals, and thought leaders in the field, as well as becoming scholars who are able to contribute to the body of knowledge. Students in this online data science degree will complete an online curriculum along with doctoral research, dissertation, symposium, and residency components.

Course topics include issues such as:

  • Current topics in computer science and information systems
  • Concurrent and distributed systems
  • Business intelligence
  • Futuring and innovation
  • Tools for big data analytics

% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Colorado Technical University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Interview, Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Have 5+ years of experience
  • Must attend two residential symposiums held on campus in Denver, Colorado