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Doctor of Computer Science / General

Program Details

The Doctor of Computer Science (DCS) degree at Colorado Technical University is the terminal degree for computer science professionals, consultants, and academics. The program can encourage you to think and act strategically, and develop your ability to predict future trends and make positive contributions in your area of technical expertise through mentoring, action research and practical projects. You can also perform research that advances the field of computer science and perfect your ability to effectively communicate technical material to non-technical decision makers.


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)

Accreditation & Licensing

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