Online Doctoral Degrees in Information Systems
Upon successful completion of the doctoral-level program, students may seek entry to upper-level employment in their chosen field. Doctoral-level graduates may find employment in healthcare, project management, software engineering, systems design, and government.
- Prerequisite: Bachelor’s Degree at minimum
- Program Length: Three to five years to complete
- Post-Grad Options: Employment
- Projected Employment Growth: 18% (2010-2020)*
The curriculum for doctoral-level programs in information systems may include research and dissertation courses along with major coursework. These online courses may teach students how to design and implement database systems, effectively protect system information, and understand the concept of system development. Core online information systems courses may include the following:
- Decision Support Systems
- Human-Computer Interaction
- Knowledge Management
- Database Systems
- Information Security Management
- Risk Management
Doctoral-level graduates may seek employment in many industries including education, healthcare, government, finance, and computer system design. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, computer and information system management employment is projected to increase by 18% from 2010-2020.*
Possible careers include:
- University Professor
- Information Systems Manager
- Computer Hardware Engineer
- Database Administrator
- Network Administrator
*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook
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