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PhD in Information Technology

Want to take your IT career to the next level? Let the PhD Information Technology online degree program from University of the Cumberlands show you the way. Our online PhD in Information Technology program focuses on predictive analytics, enhancing your credentials and giving you the tools you need to be your company’s IT expert in cybercrime security, big data and smart technology.

This PhD in Information Technology degree program can be completed online and on your own schedule to accommodate your work and home life. Our online curriculum will give you the theories, strategies, and tactics necessary to empower you to lead in today’s global technology management field.


Explore topics in information governance, technology for a global economy, enterprise risk management, data science, big data, and emerging threats to IT infrastructure and systems and their countermeasures. Courses in this intensive information technology degree program will help you use best practices to:

  • Use predictive analytics
  • Employ big data analytics
  • Empower smart cities
  • Manage data-driven decisions
  • Identify cyber threats
  • Improve connectivity
  • And much more!

University of the Cumberlands has been named a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). There are just over 200 universities nationwide with CAE-CD designation, and only two other universities in Kentucky included in this elite group.


Costs for programs of study at University of the Cumberlands are competitive and affordable. Click here to view tuition rates and fees. 

Prepare to be a leader in the IT industry with your online PhD Information Technology. To learn more about any of our cybersecurity or information technology programs call 855.791.7201 or simply fill out the form on this page for more information.  Let UC’s Online PhD in Information Technology degree program help you take the next step in your IT career.


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Phone: 606.539.4390
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Williamsburg, KY 40769

Career Path

A University of the Cumberlands degree prepares you for the rigors of the professional world.  Click the button to learn more about the exciting career opportunities you can pursue with this program.