Doctorate Degrees in IT Security

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IT Security

The PhD can vary depending on the institution and country in which it is awarded. Most scholars pursue a PhD because of strong motivation to contribute to the academic community as well as true curiosity about their chosen field of study. 


IT security is concerned with ensuring that electronic systems, such as computers, phones, and smart devices, are protected from disruption. It involves preventing and combating theft, cyber attacks, and accidents that can damage computer systems.

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Doctorate in Cybersecurity

University of Fairfax
Online March 2019 USA Roanoke

As a doctoral student, all of your courses here will explore relevant cybersecurity policy issues in enterprise management, you'll complete a cybersecurity project in each, enabling you to make immediate and lasting workplace contributions. You'll learn from leading, practitioner cybersecurity faculty whose cybersecurity colleagues can become an integral part of your professional network throughout your career. [+]

This degree program helps students to advance their careers as consultants or professional managers in the Information Security and Assurance fields. In this program, students undertake solution-oriented applied field research projects which address relevant industry problems and contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the practice of Information Assurance.

This program fosters the development of students who:

Are recognized as practitioners with expertise in a specialized field of study relevant to the cybersecurity community Apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills in the analysis of information assurance issues Utilize an evidence-based approach to solution identification when addressing problems relevant to the cybersecurity community Demonstrate competence in conducting solution-focused field research relevant to information assurance practitioners Make continuing contributions to knowledge and practice in the field of cybersecurity Program Objectives ... [-]