Towson University's Doctor of Science program in information technology prepares students for advanced research positions
in public, private, and academic institutions. The program focuses on research and development of information systems to solve
real-world problems. It also prepares those already in the workforce who need to update and enhance their skills.
Comprehensive and Advanced Research
As a graduate student in Towson's IT doctoral program, students develop advanced research skills while learning supplementary
practices of modern technology. Students are given a comprehensive knowledge of the fundamentals in four of the following five
areas: computer science fundamentals (data structures, algorithms, and operating systems), database systems, computer networks,
software engineering, and information technology. Students who complete the program leave will be prepared to conduct and
present scholarly research.
Our Information Technology program is intended for current professionals in the field who seek additional coursework
for professional growth and career advancement. Towson University graduates demonstrate the capability to be successful in
academia as well as industry. Those who choose this specialization are often pursuing leadership, research, consulting, or higher
education faculty positions in the field of information technology.