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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
With over 25 years of experience in online doctoral education, we understand the unique needs of doctoral students, and have designed our programs to meet those needs. We've structured our programs to help you reach your goals and obtain critical skills—with our expert faculty, support teams, and online resources to help guide you every step of the way.
Our program offers additional benefits you might be interested in.
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.
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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|
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Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our
online doctoral degree in information assurance and
*These are examples intended to serve as a general guide. Some
positions may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure,
certifications, and/or other designations along with a degree. Because
many factors determine what position an individual may attain, Capella
cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific job title, a
promotion, salary increase, or other career outcome. We encourage you
to research requirements for your job target and career goals.
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