100% Online Cybersecurity Doctorate

The University of Fairfax Doctorate of Information Assurance (DIA) is distinguished among cybersecurity leaders. Our doctoral students have diverse professional objectives - such as becoming a cybersecurity leader, policymaker, applied researcher or academic. Your admissions advisor will guide you to pursue the doctoral program that best fits your career goals and interests.

As a doctoral student, all of your courses here will explore relevant cybersecurity policy issues in enterprise management, you'll complete a cybersecurity project in each, enabling you to make immediate and lasting workplace contributions. You'll learn from leading, practitioner cybersecurity faculty whose cybersecurity colleagues can become an integral part of your professional network throughout your career.

You can access your project-driven courses online from any location, when it's convenient for you, and easily communicate with your instructors and classmates. You'll progress through your coursework in a group, which provides opportunities for collaborative learning and support, as well as more personalized instruction.

Close communication with your advisor and the University's unique Dissertation Project Plan enable you to complete manageable milestones that ensure you're making steady progress toward completing your dissertation and reaching your goal.

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U of F Cybersecurity Education Path

Education Path
Distinguish yourself and advance your cybersecurity career by following the University of Fairfax Online Cybersecurity Education Path. No matter which graduate program you pursue, all of your courses will explore relevant cybersecurity policy and management issues, and you will complete a cybersecurity project in each course. You can apply what you learn and make significant contributions in your workplace right away.
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