Perform scholarly research and critically analyze theories that shape
the practice of information assurance and cybersecurity.
Bring research and practice together, leading to new knowledge for
better organizational performance.
Develop information assurance and cybersecurity methods against rogue
Become a communication, research, writing, and critical thinking
expert in the IT field.
Apply the right technological solutions to help IT and business
interests align in strategic and tactical ways.
Be an ethical leader in organizations using information
Our program is designated by the National Security Agency (NSA) and
the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
You’ll have one-on-one learning opportunities and residencies that
provide credits toward your degree and a supportive peer
Learn from faculty who hold doctorate degrees and have real-world
experience in their field of study.
Our original learning format offers extra structure for those who
want it. We'll set the schedule, you meet the deadlines.
Speak with an enrollment counselor to get a personalized cost estimate for what you can expect to pay.
At Capella, we believe your education is an investment in your future. It’s also an investment within your grasp. Your goals are achievable—there are more ways to save than you might think.
Military service members and their spouses could be eligible for a
Many employers and organizations partner with Capella to offer
tuition discounts. Talk to an enrollment counselor to learn
Many employers offer tuition reimbursement to employees, even if
there’s no formal program. Check with your manager or HR dept.
The online DIT, Information Assurance and Cybersecurity curriculum
focuses on doctoral research in system and application security,
assurance controls and compliance, and security governance and
Allows you to work extensively on your capstone topic, methodology,
application to current theory, and overall project plan from the
beginning of your program.
During your dissertation, you’ll be matched with an experienced
mentor who will help you stay on track to completing your
|Course Number||Course Title|
|DIT8212||Leading Information Technology Strategic Planning in Complex and Global Environments|
|TS8531||Network Security Advances|
|TS8533||Enterprise Security Risk Management|
|TS8535||System and Application Security Advances|
|TS8537||Assurance Controls and Compliance Management|
These folks are superstars. We hear it from our students (and grads).
They’re here to help find a program fit and set you up for
Our distinguished faculty members hold top credentials in their
fields. They’re here to teach the knowledge and skills you’ll need,
A doctoral degree takes special effort. It's why we offer expert
support at every step to keep you moving forward toward your
For this team, it’s more than résumés and interview tips. It’s about
thoughtful and strategic career planning—beyond graduation.
Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our
online doctoral degree in information assurance and
*These examples are intended to serve as a general guide. Many factors determine what position an individual may attain, and Capella can’t guarantee a graduate will secure any specific job title.