Information Systems and Communications D.Sc.
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The D.Sc. in Information Systems and Communications is a doctoral degree for professionals who conduct research, manage information resources, solve communication or technology-related problems, or educate others in applications of information systems and communications. The three-year interdisciplinary degree program consists of an integrated sequence of seminars and a final research dissertation.

The curriculum is presented in an executive format, allowing students to balance research endeavors with work and family life. Interaction between faculty and students combines a stimulating academic environment and a friendly, supportive cohort structure.

A limited number of one time, needs-based, partial scholarships are available for newly admitted D.Sc students.  Contact the Office of Graduate Admissions for more information and a scholarship application. Call 800-762-0097 or email

Contact Information

David Wood
412-397-6465 phone
Wheatley Center 308

Sample Courses:

These are some of the classes for students in this academic program:

The Ethnography of Information Systems
The Information Age Organization
Systems Usability Studies, Testing & Design

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