Dr. Ramesh K. Karne, Professor and Director, D.Sc. Program: Doctoral Program Information Page / D.Sc. in Information Technology
D.Sc. Information Technology
The Doctor of Science program in Information Technology offered by Towson University’s Department of Computer and Information Sciences in collaboration with the Center of Applied Information Technology, prepares students for academic, research, government and state of the art industry positions.
About half of our alumni are currently working as tenure-track assistant professors or research scientists across the country and abroad.
The doctoral program requires 18 credits of course work, a qualifying examination and a minimum of 24 credits of dissertation beyond master’s program. Similar to any other Ph.D. program in the country, doctoral students have to demonstrate research capabilities and publish in reputed journals or conferences in order to graduate.
IT Doctoral Program Objectives:
- Students will demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of the fundamentals in four of the following seven areas: data structures and algorithms, operating systems, computer networks, database systems, project management, software engineering, and human computer interaction.
- Students will conduct and document scholarly research.
- Students will present scholarly research.