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Executive Doctorate of Philosophy – Information Technology

Executive Doctorate of Philosophy in Information Technology
Qualified Leadership for an IT-Connected World!

Today more than ever, every industry in the connected world needs qualified professionals to be in charge. C-level experts that know the difference between managing systems and leading IT departments.

If you want the skills, strategies and practical techniques necessary to guide information initiatives while simultaneously developing forward-thinking IT strategy, the Executive Doctorate of Philosophy in Information Technology from University of the Cumberlands is for you.

This doctorate will do more than just enhance your career credentials. From identifying cyber threats to using Big Data analytics to making data-driven policy decisions, you’ll be empowered to take a leadership role in data science and information technology.

Your journey into this area of IT leadership includes mandatory three-day weekend residency sessions each semester, followed by 60 credit-hours of advanced leadership and practical technical strategies in everything from information governance to big data to emerging threats and their countermeasures. Upon graduation, you’ll be prepared to:

  • Contribute to organizational strategy and resiliency through IT
  • Define shifts in national and international IT policy
  • Leverage IT technologies to manage risk and enforce security measures
  • Design highly scalable systems to process and analyze Big Data
  • Empower smart cities through data science
  • Manage data-driven decisions … identify cyber threats … improve connectivity

Today’s IT world is filled with leadership opportunities for qualified professionals. Explore them all with your Doctorate of Philosophy in Information Technology. Contact us today to learn more.

Residency & Class Attendance Policy
Residency weekend sessions are mandatory. You must attend each session in full to receive credit and fulfill immigration in-seat class component to retain F-1 Status. If you miss any part of the session, you will be counted absent for the entire session. No exceptions. If you miss a single class session, you may make it up. More than one class missed results in dismissal from the University and SEVIS record (I-20) termination. Again, no exceptions. Learn more at www.ucumberlands.edu/residency.

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