Colorado Technical University

Doctor of Computer Science in Enterprise Information Systems

Colorado Technical University's Doctor of Computer Science in Enterprise Information Systems program is designed to provide an understanding of the design, management, and applications of database systems and information technology operations utilized by global enterprises. Learn more about Colorado Technical University's Doctor of Computer Science in Enterprise Information Systems program here.

Official Program Name:

Doctor of Computer Science in Enterprise Information Systems

School Offering Program:

Colorado Technical University

Degree Level:

Doctor of Science

Program Prerequisites:

Applicants to the Doctor of Computer Science in Enterprise Information Systems program are required to hold a master's degree in a comparable subject. Colorado Technical University offers students without a master's degree the option to obtain one while starting in the doctoral program. Applicants to Colorado Technical University's graduate programs should have already earned a bachelor's degree.

Program Description:

The curriculum of Colorado Technical University's Doctor of Computer Science in Enterprise Information Systems program focuses on research and project developments while also providing courses in enterprise information systems management, implementation, concepts, and architecture. Research projects combine online study and on-campus sessions with faculty mentors. Program coursework covers portfolio management, global and e-business supply chain management, the design and implementation of enterprise information systems, IT services and operations management, and enterprise computing concepts. Upon completion of the first year, students can choose from the following areas of specialization in research and projects:

  • Strategy
  • Structure
  • Decision support
  • Requirements engineering

Learning Format:

Offered online and at selected campuses

Program Length:

96 credits.

Financial Aid:

Financial aid is available for those who qualify, and Colorado Technical University's staff help students identify aid options. Aid opportunities include federal grants; military aid; and federal, state, and private lending programs. Financial aid options differ based on the program's learning format.

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Required Courses for a Doctor of Computer Science in Enterprise Information Systems:

Program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Colorado Technical University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Core Courses

  • CS 801: Research and Writing I (3 credits)
  • CS 802: Qualitative Analysis (5 credits)
  • CS 806: Research and Writing II (3 credits)
  • CS 811: Research and Writing III (3 credits)
  • CS 812: Quantitative Analysis (5 credits)
  • CS 816: Research and Writing IV (3 credits)
  • CS 817: Foundations of Enterprise Information Systems (5 credits)
  • CS 821: Research and Writing V (3 credits)
  • CS 826: Research and Writing VI (3 credits)
  • CS 831: Research and Writing VII (3 credits)
  • CS 836: Research and Writing VIII (3 credits)
  • CS 841: Research and Writing IX (3 credits)
  • CS 842: Business Intelligence (5 credits)
  • CS 846: Research and Writing X (3 credits)
  • CS 851: Research and Writing XI (3 credits)
  • CS 856: Research and Writing XII (3 credits)
  • EIS 800: Strategy, Alignment, and Portfolio Management (5 credits)
  • EIS 805: Enterprise Management Concepts and Databases (5 credits)
  • EIS 810: Managing, Planning and Integrating EIS (5 credits)
  • EIS 815: Enterprise Tools, Concepts, and Databases (5 credits)
  • EIS 820: Enterprise Architecture Technology (5 credits)
  • EIS 825: Information Technology Service Management (5 credits)
  • EIS 830: Governance, Quality, Compliance, and Ethics (5 credits)
  • MGMT 852: Enterprise Change, Innovation and Future (5 credits)

Post Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

Graduates of Colorado Technical University's Doctor of Computer Science in Enterprise Information Systems program could be prepared to assume management positions in information technology in nearly any type of industry. They could apply the research, technical, and management skills they might have developed in the program to a variety of jobs within this field.

Positions graduates could pursue include:

  • Database manager or administrator
  • Information systems director
  • Systems analyst
  • 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.

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