They also must have an essential understanding of how organizational structure and operational functions can impact growth and success.
In Walden’s online Doctor of Information Technology (DIT) program, you will gain advanced knowledge in the field of information technology and acquire the strategic leadership skills needed to guide organizations through critical IT-related challenges.You’ll be equipped with the tools you need to change your world—and the world of those around you.
This program prepares students for key IT and leadership positions within organizations and consulting firms as well as roles in academia. Through problem-based learning simulators, research seminars, residencies, and other learning opportunities, you will analyze relevant IT scenarios to develop solutions you can implement in your workplace. By pursuing your doctorate in information technology, you will explore qualitative and quantitative research methods and complete a doctoral study demonstrating your ability to examine, critique, and synthesize knowledge, theory, and experience in an applied IT project.
Graduates of this program will be prepared to:
Walden has been recognized as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education.
Find detailed information for this program including possible occupations, completion rate, program costs, and median student loan debt. This information will vary depending on whether you (1) hold a master's degree in an information systems related field or (2) hold a bachelor's degree in an information system related field.
Almost 95% of Walden alumni responding to our survey say that their program helped them to advance positive social change.*
More than half of Walden doctoral graduates who responded to our survey say their degree contributed to earning a pay raise.*
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