Northcentral University

Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science


2488 Historic Decatur Rd. Suite 100

San Diego, CA 92106

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science

Format: Online

Program Description:

From the Internet of Things and SaaS to AI and neural networks, computer science is behind emerging technologies that will lead us into tomorrow. A solid computer science education is crucial for those that want to play an important role in the tech revolution. The Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science program at Northcentral University takes an applied approach to computer science theory and research. During your time at NCU, you’ll do more than write research papers – you’ll be given the opportunity to propose your own research, complete hands-on replication studies and add to the computer science knowledge base. This helps you gain real-world experience and allows you to build a portfolio of work as you complete your doctoral studies. The curriculum is designed to expand your areas of expertise by exploring subjects such as software engineering, artificial intelligence, data mining and cybersecurity.  You’ll also dive into the examination of real-world computational issues and the analysis of advanced computing problems.


Northcentral University is regionally accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). 985 Atlantic Avenue Ste 100, Alameda, CA 94501 510.748.9001, For NCU program disclosures visit

Facts & Figures

International Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid Description: Financial aid may be available to those who qualify.

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: NCU prides itself on being learner-centered and caring about the success of our learners. We provide tuition payment options that we feel meet your needs and permits the University to prosper and grow.

Locale: Small Suburb

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