Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Concentration: Information Security
The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) with Concentration in Information Security is available for high caliber individuals who are able to develop and implement their own research studies. The program provides students with the knowledge and ability to conduct applied and basic research towards the development of novel solutions to substantive information security research problems from academia, government and Industry. In addition to conducting rigorous research, students are expected to complete a set of course work and pass all required examinations.
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