Doctoral Degrees

The Ying Wu College of Computing has two doctoral programs to offer students who plan to make research and higher academics their career path.  Both the PhD in Computer Science and Information Systems provide the theoretical foundations and application areas in computing that are in the forefront of the computing domain.


Computer Science

PhD in Computer Science. The program in Computer Science is designed to produce  researchers and academic scholars  who  work in advanced domains of the Computer Science field , such as Biomedical Informatics, Computer Algorithms and Theory of Computing, Computer Systems, and Parallel and Distributed Processing, Databases, Data Mining, and Knowledge-Based Engineering, Image Processing and Computer Graphics, Networking and Security, Software Engineering, Systems Analysis, Simulation and Modeling.

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Information Systems

PhD in Information Systems. The program in Information Systems is designed to produce scholars who possess a commanding knowledge of the nature of Information Systems, applications of and research on Information Systems, and the supporting technology in Computer Science.

The program seeks to develop individuals who can expand both the practice and theory of information systems for complex applications and/or organizational environments. It deals with integrated information, computer and communication systems that support and augment individuals and groups in any field of application: management, business, engineering and manufacturing, health and medicine, education, social sciences, arts and humanities, etc. 

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