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If you are seeking a career that allows you to combine management and technical skills in the areas of business e-commerce, web technology, and virtual strategies, Colorado Technical University's Doctor of Computer Science in Emerging Media program could provide the advanced education you need. Read on for more information about the Doctor of Computer Science in Emerging Media program.
The Doctor of Computer Science in Emerging Media at Colorado Technical University is a three-year program combining online instruction, research project development, and residencies in computer science. Topics covered in emerging media core classes include social media uses and processes, virtual world skills and strategies, virtual marketplace management, information security, 3D modeling, emerging technologies, and computing architectures. Additional core courses address quality and quantity management, software usability, research methods, and future trends. Students have the opportunity to apply practical skills by completing publishable research projects in a total of 12 faculty-mentored research and writing courses offered throughout the program.
You should hold a master's degree in computer science or a related subject before enrolling in the Doctor of Computer Science in Emerging Media program. Colorado Technical University offers the option to earn a master's degree in management, computer science, or information systems while pursuing this doctorate. Applicants to all of Colorado Technical University's programs must have a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs have additional requirements.
Colorado Technical University requires the completion of 96 credits to earn the Doctor of Computer Science degree in Emerging Media. In addition to the core curriculum consisting of online classes and mentored research projects, you must attend two residential symposia per year and complete a dissertation or research paper option.
Emerging Media Course Requirements
|Course Code||Course Name|
|CS 801||Research and Writing I|
|CS 802||Qualitative Analysis|
|CS 804||Research Methods|
|CS 806||Research and Writing II|
|CS 811||Research and Writing III|
|CS 812||Quantitative Analysis|
|CS 816||Research and Writing IV|
|CS 820||Usabilityand Interaction|
|CS 821||Research and Writing V|
|CS 826||Research and Writing VI|
|CS 831||Research and Writing VII|
|CS 836||Research and Writing VIII|
|CS 841||Research and Writing IX|
|CS 846||Research and Writing X|
|CS 851||Research and Writing XI|
|CS 855||Futuring and Innovation|
|CS 856||Research and Writing XII|
|EM 820||Business Strategies for Social Media|
|EM 825||Strategic Use of Virtual Worlds|
|EM 830||Virtual Economy and Business|
|EM 835||Information Accountability and Web Privacy Strategies|
|EM 840||Virtual World Simulation|
|EM 845||Web Science and Technology|
|EM 860||Virtual and Cloud Computing Architectures|
As a graduate of Colorado Technical University's Doctor of Computer Science in Emerging Media program, you could be prepared to assume managerial or leadership roles relating to business technology strategies and development. You could work in the corporate IT departments of nearly any type of industry. Positions graduates could pursue include:
CTU does not guarantee employment or salary. University grants or scholarships are based on established criteria as published in the University's catalog and are awarded after verification that the conditions of eligibility have been met.