PHD Doctor of Philosophy in Information Technology General Information Technology specialization
Prepare yourself for leadership in the fast-growing field of information technology, while adding to the body of knowledge in the IT discipline through your own doctoral research. This online General Information Technology PhD program provides busy IT professionals the opportunity to design a doctoral program to meet specific interests and career goals. Choose course work in a particular IT discipline, such as information security or network architecture and design or focus on IT within a specific industry, while also developing advanced research and scholarly writing capabilities.
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With your PhD in General Information Technology from Capella, you'll learn to create new applications for improving practice, think critically about information technology problems and solutions, and formulate new theoretical constructs to advance knowledge in the area of information technology. Additionally, you'll know how to conduct scholarly research, communicate effectively, and develop professional skills in a chosen field or discipline. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.
Common jobs with an online PhD in General Information Technology include faculty member, senior consultant, lead systems analyst, systems administrator, director of IT, VP of IT or chief information officer. Potential workplaces include: corporation, government agency, technology firm, health care organization, IT consulting firm, and land-based or online college or university.