Doctor of Philosophy in Cyber Security
Dakota State University

Program Details

The online Doctor of Philosophy in Cyber Security provides learners that possess a solid foundation in computer science (BS or MS) an opportunity to pair their computer science emphasis with applied research in many forms of IT security. Learn the latest techniques in specialized cyber operations activities including data collection, software exploitation, analysis of malicious code, and reverse engineering.


  • Master’s degree from an institution of higher education with full regional accreditation for that degree
  • Students must have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Satisfactory scores on the GRE

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission