Doctor of Information Technology


Program Description

This program is designed with the learner in mind, offering insight into organizations’ high-level challenges. Incorporating information technology into real-world scenarios, learners in this program will evaluate the latest advancements in information technology, including the development of solutions, the design of new technical advances, and the identification of real-world challenges in the industry. 

The Experience 

Students in the program can expect coursework centered around the management of information systems, development of applications, and management components of information technology. The curriculum uses theory and practical experience presented to the learners in various teaching formats. The course delivery methods include simulations, seminars, an applied research project, and face-to-face residencies.  

The Results

Graduates of the Doctor of Information Technology (DIT) program will be prepared to:

  1. Assess current and emerging technology relevance to business management theory and practice.
  2. Formulate solutions to real-world technology issues common in the operation of an organization.
  3. Apply literary research on information technology to real-world problems found in organizations.
  4. Develop rigorous research to contribute to existing scholarship in the field.
  5. Create communications for stakeholders through problem statements, approaches and results of research, possible solutions, and final assessments.
  6. Defend ethical responsibilities as a member of society. 


Learn More

To complete the online application, please make sure to have the following documents:

  • Provide the following:
    • Academic transcripts
    • Financial guarantee (U.S. Department of Homeland Security requires all international students to demonstrate ability to pay fees.)
    • Copy of passport
    • Statement of purpose (explaining your desire to pursue a graduate degree)
    • Resume/CV
    • Academic Writing Sample (DIT only)
    • Letter of Recommendation (DIT only)
    • GRE/GMAT (is recommended)
    • Doctorate of Information Technology requires an English placement test score of :

Application due date is 30 days prior to the term you intend to enroll.

Program Core Courses (30 credits)

IS 5203/DIT 7003 Network Management
IS 5403/DIT 7013 Cybersecurity
IS 5213/DIT 7023 Data Science and Big Data
BAN 5013/DIT 7033 Analytics and Software Tools
DIT 7083 Computer Science with Python
DIT 7043 IT for Management
DIT 7053 IT Procurement Processes
DIT 7063 IT Project Management
DIT 7073 Innovations in IT
RSH 7093 Research Statistics for Information Technology

Program Research Courses (12 credits)

RSH 8003 Quantitative Research Methods
RSH 8013 Qualitative Research Methods
RSH 8023 Research Design
RSH 8033 Advanced Research Methodology

Program Dissertation Courses (18 credits)

DIT 9006 DIT Research Proposal Prep
DIT 9016 DIT Applied Research Project I
DIT 9026 DIT Applied Research Project II

Information about tuition can be found at Cost and Investment.

Program Information


Doctor of Information Technology


60 hours



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