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Doctor of Information Technology (DIT)

Develop the leadership skills you need in an increasingly competitive marketplace.

Next Start Date:

September 7, 2020

Limited-Time Offer:

Receive a $4,000 grant if you reside in the U.S. and start this program on September 7, 2020.

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Transfer Credits:

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This applied doctoral degree program is designed to enhance your technical expertise while helping you develop leadership skills to guide your organization.

Synthesize your knowledge and experience within IT through:

  • Leadership simulators where you can delve into relevant IT issues
  • Face-to-face residencies that allow you to network with expert faculty members and other doctoral students
  • Seminar courses exploring current IT topics such as information security, software engineering, and cloud and grid computing

Fast Facts

Next Start Date: September 7, 2020

Transfer Credits: Contact one of our enrollment specialists to learn more.

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Next Start Date:

September 7, 2020

Limited-Time Offer:

Receive a $4,000 grant if you reside in the U.S. and start this program on September 7, 2020.

SEE ALL OFFERS

Transfer Credits:

Contact one of our enrollment specialists to learn more.

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

  • Track I: For students who hold a master's degree in a technical field.
  • Track II: For students who hold a bachelor's degree in a technical field.

Course content

Through Walden's DIT program, you will complete several series of requirements, including:

  • Foundation and core courses
  • A research sequence
  • Leadership simulator courses
  • Seminar courses
  • Doctoral study completion
  • In-person residencies

For your doctoral study, you can select your own study topic and research something that interests you.

More about our DIT program

Our DIT program can prepare for a senior-level position* in industry and academia, such as:

  • Chief information officer
  • Chief technology officer
  • IS manager
  • IT strategist
  • Higher education faculty and administrator positions

*Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.

homeland-securitynsa-logoWalden has been designated by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education. This means our programs meet high standards of quality and relevance in information assurance and cyber defense disciplines, helping you prepare for greater career opportunities upon graduation.

A bachelor's degree or master's degree is required for entrance into the DIT program:

  • Track I: For students who hold a master's degree in a technical field.
  • Track II: For students who hold a bachelor's degree in a technical field.

You will also be required to submit a completed online application, employment history, and official transcripts.

Your enrollment specialist will help you gather all of the required materials starting with your application all the way through your first day of classes.

Tuition costs will vary depending on your previous education. Get in touch with a Walden Enrollment Specialist today at 855-203-5779, to learn more about tuition costs for this program and financial aid options.

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Our Enrollment Specialists are ready to answer any questions you may have regarding this program. Fill out the form on this page to be contacted or call 855-203-5779.

Why earn your DIT at Walden?

Felix Aguboshim

"My degree from Walden will allow me to broaden the horizons in my profession."

Felix Aguboshin | Doctor of Information Technology (DIT) Student

ONGOING MILITARY OFFER:

A 15% tuition reduction for servicemembers, veterans of the U.S. armed forces, employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and their spouses.*

*A 15% tuition reduction is available to new students who are servicemembers, veterans of the U.S. armed forces, or employees of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). This tuition reduction is also available if you are a spouse of a servicemember, veteran, or employee of the VA. This tuition reduction cannot be retroactively applied. Tuition reductions are applicable to tuition only and do not apply toward books, materials, and other supplies or fees needed for a course.

Walden may change the tuition reduction offered hereunder at any time, but such change will not affect the tuition reduction for students who are currently enrolled at Walden and using the existing tuition reduction. All tuition reductions, grants, or scholarships are subject to specific eligibility requirements. Contact a Walden University Enrollment Specialist for details.

Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, https://www.hlcommission.org/.

NEW MILITARY OFFERS:

*A reduced tuition fee of $1,125 per subscription period is available to eligible new students who are active duty or reservist members of the Military or National Guard, and enroll for the June, July, August, or September 2020 start dates in one of the following eligible Tempo Competency-Based Learning programs: BS Health Studies - Healthcare Management, BS in Business Administration, BS in Health Studies, BS in Healthcare Management, BS in Nursing, BS in Public Health, BS Public Health - Healthcare Management, Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Administration, Management, & Leadership, Master of Business Administration - Healthcare Management, Master of Business Administration - Project Management, Master of Healthcare Administration– General, MS in Early Childhood Studies - Administration, Management & Leadership, MS in Early Childhood Studies - Teaching & Learning in Early Childhood Settings, and MS in Criminal Justice. Students must be enrolled continuously in their designated program (without break) to continue receiving the tuition reduction. No tuition reduction will be made retroactively. Tuition reductions are applicable to tuition only and do not apply toward books, materials, and other supplies or fees needed for a course. Walden may change the tuition reduction offered hereunder at any time, but such change will not affect the tuition reduction for students who are currently enrolled at Walden and using the existing tuition reduction. This offer cannot be used by a student in combination with any other tuition reduction benefit. All tuition reductions, grants, or scholarships are subject to specific eligibility requirements. Contact a Walden University Enrollment Specialist for details.

*A reduced tuition fee of $1,312.50 per subscription period is available to eligible new students who are Veterans and enroll for the June, July, August, or September 2020 start dates in one of Walden’s Tempo Competency-Based Learning programs. Students must be enrolled continuously in their designated program (without break) to continue receiving the tuition reduction. No tuition reduction will be made retroactively. Tuition reductions are applicable to tuition only and do not apply toward books, materials, and other supplies or fees needed for a course. Walden may change the tuition reduction offered hereunder at any time, but such change will not affect the tuition reduction for students who are currently enrolled at Walden and using the existing tuition reduction. This offer cannot be used by a student in combination with any other tuition reduction benefit. All tuition reductions, grants, or scholarships are subject to specific eligibility requirements. Contact a Walden University Enrollment Specialist for details.

*A reduced tuition fee of $875 per subscription period is available to eligible new students who are Military Spouses and enroll for the June, July, August, or September 2020 start dates in Walden’s Tempo Competency-Based Learning BS in Early Childhood Studies program. Students must be enrolled continuously in their designated program (without break) to continue receiving the tuition reduction. Walden may change the tuition reduction offered hereunder at any time, but such change will not affect the tuition reduction for students who are currently enrolled at Walden and using the existing tuition reduction. This offer cannot be used by a student in combination with any other tuition reduction benefit. All tuition reductions, grants, or scholarships are subject to specific eligibility requirements. Contact a Walden University Enrollment Specialist for details.