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2022 Best Information Technology Doctor's Degree Schools

3 Colleges
$107,900 Avg Salary
$109,368 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Information Technology Doctor's Degree School for You

In 2019-2020, 38,958 information technology students received their degrees and certificates, making the major the #3 most popular in the country.

There are so many computer science programs in today's world that it can tough to figure out which one is the right one for you. As online education oppotunities continue to grow, you're not restricted to just schools in your local area anymore. Even some of the 'big name' schools are offering online courses. Also, there are a number of trade schools with offerings that you might find attractive.

Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Computer Science Degree Search has created the Best Information Technology Doctor's Degree Schools to help you in your search for the best school for you. Our analysis looked at 3 schools in the United States to see which doctor's degree programs offered the best educational experiences for computer science students. The factors used to develop this ranking include those related to how in-demand the school is, the overall quality of the school, and post-graduation wages, and more.

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2022 Best Information Technology Doctor’s Degree Schools in the United States

Check out the IT doctor's degree programs at these schools if you want to get the best education that money can buy.

Top Schools for a Doctorate in Information Technology


Capella University

Minneapolis, MN

Our analysis found Capella University to be the best school for information technology students who want to pursue a doctor’s degree in the United States. Located in the large city of Minneapolis, Capella University is a private for-profit school with a fairly large student population.

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Dakota State University

Madison, SD

The excellent doctor’s degree programs at Dakota State University helped the school earn the #2 place on this year’s ranking of the best information technology schools in the United States. Located in the town of Madison, Dakota State is a public school with a small student population.

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Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Out of the 3 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, Nova Southeastern University landed the # 3 spot on the list. Located in the suburb of Fort Lauderdale, NUS Florida is a private not-for-profit college with a very large student population.

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Information Technology by Region

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Information Technology is one of 10 different types of computer science programs to choose from.

IT Focus Areas

Major Annual Graduates
Computer & IS Security 20,700
Network & System Administration/Administrator 5,477
Information Technology Management 5,124
Computer Support Specialist 2,826
Information Technology Project Management 1,989
System, Networking, & LAN/WAN Management/Manager 1,930
Web/Multimedia Management & Webmaster 912

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer Information Systems 81,384
Computer Science 53,722
Information Science 18,368
Computer Systems Networking 14,814
Computer Software & Applications 13,180

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 3 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • 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).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Craig Dennis.

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