Colorado Technical University

Doctor of Computer Science - Information Assurance (Executive Format)


231 N. Martingale Road 6th floor

Schaumburg, IL 60173

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Computer Science - Information Assurance (Executive Format)

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

Colorado Technical University's Doctor of Computer Science with a concentration in Information Assurance (DCS-IA) is a degree program designed to develop leaders in managing enterprise information systems with an emphasis on information assurance. The three-year program is structured to provide students with the industry-current knowledge and skills necessary to pursue a diverse range of leadership opportunities that require the capacity to analyze the computer and information needs of an organization from an operational and strategic perspective.

What You Can Learn

The CTU DCS-IA program is a three-year program designed to provide candidates with the theoretical, research and applications capabilities necessary in the field of information assurance. Core coursework includes the study of enterprise security architecture, foundations of digital systems security, enterprise tools, concepts, databases and many other topics relevant to the industry.

Elective courses in the DCS-IA program include:

  • Business intelligence
  • Networking and security
  • Applications Security
  • Communications Security and Countermeasures
  • Strategy, Alignment, Portfolio Management
  • Enterprise Management Concepts
  • Managing, Planning, and Integrating EIS
  • Enterprise Architecture Technology
  • IT Service Management

CTU cannot guarantee employment or salary.


Colorado Technical University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

Eligibility Requirements:

Must live in the United States or Canada and have a Master's degree to apply.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: Colorado Technical University Online participates in many federal and state financial aid programs. We also administer institutional aid. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

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