Program Overview

As enterprise information systems in organizations grow increasingly more complex, the need for management professionals qualified to take the lead in evaluating, analyzing and solving problems pertaining to Information Assurance is vital. CTU’s Doctor of Computer Science - Information Assurance degree program is designed to help you develop the theoretical, research and applications capabilities needed to manage and forecast future issues and developments in this field. It will challenge you to demonstrate expertise in a sub-discipline of Information Assurance by selecting and conducting research on an important problem, then communicating your results and preparing them for publication.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Doctorate

    Delivery Format: Mostly Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

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

    Requirements

    Doctoral students are required to attend a two-and-a-half day residential symposium a minimum of four times during their enrollment in the program.

    • Interview with an admissions advisor
    • Complete the admissions application
    • Submit official transcript(s) from your Master’s program(s)
    • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
    • Submit your résumé with 5+ years of experience and education history
    • Submit a brief essay (1800-3000 words)

    Restrictions

    Not authorized for residents of MA, NJ, and NY.

    School Overview

    Colorado Technical University is a for-profit institution of higher learning located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. CTU offers a variety of degree programs including undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees. Established in 1965, Colorado Technical University began as a school that dealt primarily with training former military personnel in vocational and technical subjects. Today, CTU has grown into a much larger university with a wide variety of courses available to students. Colorado Technical University has a large online presence through their online degree programs. 

    Colorado Technical University offers programs in seven different schools of specialization including:

    • Business & Management
    • Engineering & Computer Science
    • Healthcare
    • Information Technology
    • Nursing
    • Project Management
    • Security Systems & Criminal Justice

    Within these schools, CTU offers several degree levels including associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral.

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