Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Concentration: Information Technology
The PhD degree in IT is a research-oriented program fostering research contributions on the area of Information Technologies and related fields. Examples of these areas include: information management, digital ecosystems, digital economy, enterprise systems, knowledge management, IT innovation, IT strategies, cloud computing, and emerging technologies. Students are expected to develop and gain a solid understanding of the underlying state of the art information technologies and their associated theoretical principles. Upon graduation, our students acquire a solid knowledge on IT, which make them capable of independent work and well prepared to be IT scholars.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Will demonstrate the breadth of knowledge in the discipline and advance, in-depth knowledge in the sub-discipline or area of specialization.
- Will have performed and defended an original work of research in their fields of specialization which contributed new human knowledge.
- Will be able to identify, analyze critically and explain open problems in their disciplines and apply relevant research methodology for finding a possible solution.
- Will be able to communicate the major tenets of their field of specialization and their work orally and in writing to the faculty, their peers, and the lay public.
- Will be able to identify areas where ethical issues may arise in their field, and articulate strategies to mitigate situations related to ethical issues in their profession.
- Will demonstrate an insight into the transferable nature of research skills to other work environments and the range of career opportunities available to them inside and outside academia.
Required Credit Hours :
minimum 54 hours
Part 1: General Requirements (12.00 hours)
|ITPG701||Advanced Design & Analysis of Algorithms||3.000|
|ITPG709||Modeling, Simulation & Performance Evaluation||3.000|
|ITPG713||Data Mining & Statistical Analysis||3.000|
|ITPG602||Research Methods in Information Technology||3.000|
Part 3: Elective Requirements
Upon the approval of the student’s Advisory Committee, the student may take any 3 CH 600 to 800 level course from any approved graduate program at UAEU, except for special topics and Master degree core courses offered by CIT. (3.00 hours)
Part 4: Qualification Requirements (0.00 hours)
Part 5: Research Requirements (30.00 hours)
|ITPG900||Dissertation Research 1||0.000|
1 : Min CH:0 and Max CH:9