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Doctor of Information Technology (DIT)

This applied doctoral degree program is designed to enhance your technical expertise while developing the leadership skills you need to guide your organization in an increasingly competitive marketplace. Prepare for senior-level positions in industry and academia, such as chief information officer, chief technology officer, IS manager, IT strategist, and higher education faculty and administrator positions through:

  • Leadership simulators where you can delve into relevant IT issues that may impact your clients and employers.
  • Face-to-face residencies that allow you to network with expert faculty members and other doctoral students while you hone your research, writing, and critical-thinking skills.
  • Seminar courses exploring current IT topics such as information security, software engineering, and cloud and grid computing.
  • Doctoral study that helps you synthesize the knowledge, theory, and experience you’ve gained by completing an applied IT project.

Receive a 20% tuition reduction if you reside outside the US and start this program today. Contact one of our enrollment advisors to learn more.

Enrollment process

  1. Complete the Request Information form

  2. An enrollment advisor will contact you to answer your questions.

  3. Choose the program that’s right for you, then apply.

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What Our Students Say:

“I hope to set up an IT firm with my Walden education. I would also like to own a school of information technology, where I can train people in the local communities in my country.”

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Transfer Credits from your master's degree in a technical field.
Cutting-Edge Technology - Examine relevant IT challenges through problem-based learning scenarios.
Exceptional Student Support from our 24/7 tech support, Writing Center, Career Services Center, and more.

Earn Your DIT With Either a Master’s or a Bachelor’s Degree

You are eligible to enroll in the Doctor of Information Technology (DIT) program with either a master’s or a bachelor’s degree. This program is designed for students with technical educational and professional backgrounds. Additionally, you may be able to earn credit for previous graduate coursework completed in the past decade in such relevant fields as computer information systems, computer science, computer/software engineering, information technology, and management information systems.

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