Doctorate - Computer Science: Enterprise Information Systems

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If you are an information technology professional seeking advancement in the field, Colorado Technical University's Doctor of Computer Science in Enterprise Information Systems program could help you reach your goal. Read on for more information about the Doctor of Computer Science in Enterprise Information Systems program.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

Colorado Technical University's Doctor of Computer Science in Enterprise Information Systems program is a three-year program consisting of online courses, mentored projects, and residencies in information systems management. Program coursework covers IT business strategies, project management, global and virtual supply chain management, enterprise integrated systems, enterprise architectures, IT service operations, security issues, and future trends in enterprise systems. After the first year, students can choose an area of specialization in requirements engineering, strategy, structure, or decision support. Research and writing opportunities allow students to work with a faculty mentor to complete projects and develop practical skills in their chosen specialization.

What are the Prerequisites?

A master's degree is typically required for those seeking to enter the Doctor of Computer Science in Enterprise Information Systems program. Colorado Technical University offers those without a graduate degree the opportunity to earn a master's degree in computer science or management while pursuing this doctorate. Applicants to all of Colorado Technical University's programs must have a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs have additional requirements.

What are the Course Requirements?

You must complete 96 credits in this program to earn the Doctor of Computer Science degree in Enterprise Information Systems. The curriculum is presented in 12 instructional courses and 12 research and writing courses. Students must also attend two symposia per year and complete a dissertation or research paper option.

Enterprise Information Systems Course Requirements

Course CodeCourse Name
CS 801Research and Writing I
CS 802 Qualitative Analysis
CS 806 Research and Writing II
CS 811 Research and Writing III
CS 812 Quantitative Analysis
CS 816 Research and Writing IV
CS 817 Foundations of Enterprise Information Systems
CS 821 Research and Writing V
CS 826 Research and Writing VI
CS 831 Research and Writing VII
CS 836 Research and Writing VIII
CS 841 Research and Writing IX
CS 842 Business Intelligence
CS 846 Research and Writing X
CS 851 Research and Writing XI
CS 856 Research and Writing XII
EIS 800 Strategy, Alignment, and Portfolio Management
EIS 805 Enterprise Management Concepts and Databases
EIS 810 Managing, Planning and Integrating EIS
EIS 815 Enterprise Tools, Concepts, and Databases
EIS 820 Enterprise Architecture Technology
EIS 825 Information Technology Service Management
EIS 830 Governance, Quality, Compliance, and Ethics
MGMT 852 Enterprise Change, Innovation and Future

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

Graduates of Colorado Technical University's Doctor of Computer Science in Enterprise Information Systems program could choose management careers in corporate IT departments or computer consulting firms. They could work in areas of information systems design, implementation, management, or service and repair. Positions graduates could pursue include:

  • Information systems manager
  • Information technology manager
  • Systems technical manager
  • Information technology consultant

CTU does not guarantee employment or salary. University grants or scholarships are based on established criteria as published in the University's catalog and are awarded after verification that the conditions of eligibility have been met.