decor decor

Information Assurance and Cybersecurity
Doctor of Philosophy in Information Technology

Take a leadership role in digital security with an online PhD in Information Technology, Information Assurance and Cybersecurity from Capella University. Help organizations and decision makers understand digital assets and defend against cybercrime.

This program provides opportunities for advanced skill development and doctoral research in areas such as information confidentiality, compliance, and risk management. Research seminars can help you get an early start on your dissertation.

Roadmap to dissertation success

Three doctoral project development seminars provide the time, resources, and hands-on experience to help expedite completion of your dissertation.

Military support experts

Capella is a Yellow Ribbon Organization. Our counselors will help you make the most of military and VA benefits, tuition reimbursements, and more.

Classes start April 11

Use the code WINTER to waive the $50 application fee.

At a Glance

  • Online
  • 12 Core courses
  • 4 Specialization courses
  • 3 Virtual Residencies
  • Comprehensive exam
  • Dissertation
  • 75 coursework credits

Reduce your tuition by $5,000

Enroll in a qualified program and apply for a $5K Capella Progress Reward, a scholarship to help fund your doctoral degree. Eligibility rules apply. Connect with us for details.