For individuals that are busy with their job schedule but want to pursue a PhD degree, an online information systems management degree course is best suited. This section discusses some of the most reputed institutions that offer online degrees for information systems management.
Walden Online University: Walden’s PhD program is designed for business professionals with experience. It is for those that would like to turn their industry experience into a leadership position. The program has inputs from experienced faculty members, and leading business professionals. Apart from technical theory and research, the course also emphasises on decision-making, management, and leadership. At the end of the course, graduates would be able to gain knowledge and skills to align business needs, identify new applications, and leverage technological solutions. The Walden University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. The minimum requirement to enrol on the course is a master’s degree from an accredited institution.
Colorado Technical University’s Institute of Advanced Studies: The Doctorate course is designed to develop people/professionals into leaders in the field of design, implementation, and management of large-scale systems in a particular specialization. The course would take upto three years to complete and each year is designed in a way to provide students with theory, research, and application capabilities knowledge. The Colorado Technical University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association. The requirements to enrol on the program are that the student must be living in U.S.A. or Canada and must have a Master’s degree to apply.
Dakota State University: The PhD program is designed to prepare students in fields of research, teaching, and corporate departments. The course emphasis on focussing on multi-disciplinary research projects in the productive application of information systems and management. The course aims to produce graduates with knowledge in information systems and its applications. Dakota State University has been named to Yahoo Magazine's list of the 100 most wired universities in the U.S. - ranking 12th on the list in 1998, 10th on the list in 1999, and 9th on the Baccalaureate II list in 2000.