2024 Best Computer & IS Security Doctor's Degree Schools
4Colleges in the United States
If you plan on getting your doctor's degree in computer & is security, you won't be alone since the degree program is ranked #142 in the country in terms of popularity. So, you have a fair amount of options to choose from when looking for a school.
For its 2024 ranking, College Factual looked at 4 schools in the United States to determine which ones were the best for computer & is security students pursuing a doctor's degree. Combined, these schools handed out 115 doctor's degrees in computer & is security to qualified students.
Choosing a Great Computer & IS Security School for Your Doctor's Degree
Your choice of computer & is security for getting your doctor's degree school matters. Important measures of a quality computer and information systems security/auditing/information assurance program can vary widely even among the top schools. Below we explain some of the most important factors to consider before making your choice:
Overall Quality Is a Must
A school that excels in educating for a particular major and degree level must be a great school overall as well. To account for this we include a college's overall Best Colleges for a Doctor's Degree ranking which itself looks at a combination of different factors like degree completion, educational resources, student body caliber and post-graduation earnings for the school as a whole.
Other Factors We Consider
The metrics below are just some of the other metrics that we use to determine our rankings.
Major Focus - How much a school focuses on computer & is security students vs. other majors.
Major Demand - The number of computer & is security students who choose to seek a doctor's degree at the school.
Educational Resources - How many resources are allocated to students. These resources may include educational expenditures per student, number of students per instructor, and graduation rate among other things.
Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or accredited by a recognized computer & is security related body.
Our complete ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best schools for computer & is security students working on their doctor's degree.
Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Best Computer & IS Security Doctor's Degree Schools ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.
Featured Computer & IS Security Programs
Learn about start dates, transferring credits, availability of financial aid, and more by contacting the universities below.
Get a hands-on, practical approach to developing secure software. Explore the current landscape of vulnerabilities, risks and security disciplines in the field of computer science by earning your information security degree online from SNHU.
Gain competence in managing the design, oversight and assessment of information security for an enterprise with a focus on the human element of information security with this specialized online master's from Southern New Hampshire University.
The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).