Develop theories that help create new applications for improving information assurance and cybersecurity practice.
Evaluate technical and management approaches and think critically to find solutions to information technology issues.
Apply strategies that integrate best practices and tools in the field of information assurance and cybersecurity.
Formulate new theoretical constructs to advance knowledge for the information technology field.
Conduct scholarly research, communicate effectively, and develop professional skills in a chosen field or discipline.
Learn from faculty who hold doctorate degrees and have real-world experience in their field of study.
Pay a $5,000 flat-rate tuition maximum when taking six or more credits, or $925 per credit when taking up to five credits.*
Capella is a Yellow Ribbon Organization and was designated as a 2016 Military-Friendly School.
*Cost of each residency is included in the $5,000 quarterly tuition maximum; travel, lodging, meals, and other expenses are not included. Books, supplies, and other fees may apply.
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.
*This is only an estimate, using general program
pricing. Your price may be higher or lower depending on
your specialization, transfer credits, and tuition discounts. The
prices above show what you would pay if you brought in the average
number of transfer credits or the maximum allowed transfer credits.
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
We can accept many transfer credits from regionally accredited
Many employers and organizations partner with Capella to offer
tuition discounts. Talk to an enrollment counselor to learn
Your PhD in Information Technology, Information Assurance and
Cybersecurity coursework provides opportunities for advanced skill
development and doctoral research in areas such as information
confidentiality, compliance, and risk management.
Allows you to work extensively on your dissertation topic, methodology, literature review, and research 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 degree.
Enhance the skills you develop in your program coursework through these intensive, onsite experiences with students and faculty.
|Course Number||Course Title|
|TS8531||Network Security Advances|
|TS8533||Enterprise Security Risk Management|
|TS8535||System and Application Security Advances|
|TS8537||Assurance Controls and Compliance Management|
|TS8539||Security Governance and Management|
Powerful databases and resources relevant to your field—and
dedicated, experienced librarians to help you do the research.
These skilled communicators offer free tutoring services and multiple
resources to sharpen your writing skills.
A doctoral degree takes special effort. It's why we offer expert
support at every step to keep you moving forward toward your
During your dissertation, you’ll be matched with an experienced
mentor who will help you to succeed.
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*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.