The Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) in Information Systems and Communications degree program at Robert Morris University addresses the expanding needs of professionals who manage information resources; who solve information, communication and technology-related problems in organizations; or who educate or train others in applications of information systems and communications.
The D.Sc. in Information Systems and Communications is appropriate for professionals with decision-making and problem-solving responsibilities related to information systems, communications and technology, including:
Please contact Lindsay Healea, Graduate Enrollment Manager at 412.397.5205 for any additional enrollment questions.
An executive-style program, the D.Sc. in Information Systems and Communications is designed to be completed in a minimum three-year period of study. You'll enroll in the program as part of a cohort and progress through the program with your group. Additional course work may be elected or required depending upon your background, career goals and/or range of professional and technical experience.
A typical progression through the Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) in Information Systems and Communications program:
The D.Sc. program is a three-year program delivered in an executive-style, part-time format. You enroll in a cohort, which meets on campus for one full week, as well as 3 additional weekends per semester (Fall and Spring).
Employers: Allegheny County District Attorney, Lexington School District Three, Bayer Business and Technology Services, Pennsylvania Office of Inspector General, California University of Pennsylvania, Totterdale Business Consulting, Duquesne University, Verizon, Frostburg State University,
Positions: President, Communication Coordinator, Claims Investigation Agent, Senior Consultant, Dean of Admissions, Senior Lecturer, Director of Technology
All faculty members in the doctoral program are invited into the program on the basis of teaching performance, publications, service record, professional experience, and honors received. Most have numerous co-authorships with their doctoral students past and present, including two best paper awards. The faculty include:
|David F. Wood, Ph.D., Director||University of Pittsburgh|
|Rex L. Crawley, Ph.D.||Ohio University|
|Jay Stanton Carson, D.A.||Carnegie Mellon University|
|Peter J. Draus, Ed.D.||University of Pittsburgh|
|Ann Jabro, Ph.D.||The Pennsylvania State University|
|David L. Jamison, J.D.||University of Michigan-Ann Arbor|
|Frederick Kohun, Ph.D.||Carnegie Mellon University|
|Paul J. Kovacs, Ph.D.||University of Pittsburgh|
|G. James Leone, Ph.D.||University of Pittsburgh|
|Barbara J. Levine, Ph.D.||University of Wisconsin-Madison|
|Daniel R. Rota, Ph.D.||University of Pittsburgh|
|Robert J. Skovira, Ph.D.||University of Pittsburgh|
Faculty members in the School of Communications and Information Systems (SCIS) are recognized for their dedication to teaching, academic research, global understanding and professional experience. Our faculty regularly wins awards and accolades for excellence in teaching and research. As guides and mentors, they motivate students to acquire the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in their field of study.
In summer 2012, our school’s five departments will be housed in a new building on the Moon campus. The structure will include classrooms, computer labs, media arts studios, editing suites, a gallery, teleconferencing facilities, faculty and administrative offices, student meeting spaces and a café. Facilities currently available include the Pod room with both PCs and Macintosh computers, remote access to 5 servers for web pages, database, and security programs, and general university resources such as the VMware View Server. We also have access to geographic information systems software and business intelligence software.
Robert Morris University accepts tuition payments by cash, check, money order or credit card (Visa, MasterCard or Discover). Tuition payments may be made to the Office of Student Financial Services by mail, phone (412-397-6260), or online via the RMU website at www.rmu.edu. Students should log in to Sentry Secured Services and go to Financial Status in eServices to use the ePay - PayNow option. ePay is available 24 hours a day to process credit card or check payments.
For more information on any of our graduate programs, please contact the Office of Graduate Admissions at 1-800-762-0097 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.