2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (September 2022) 
    Nov 28, 2022  
2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (September 2022)

Doctor of Information Technology (DIT)

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This program prepares students to address information technology-related challenges at the highest level of an organization. Students examine the latest advancements in technology and develop solutions for complex, real-world industry challenges. They also study ways to effectively communicate complex IT strategies to company executives and stakeholders. Coursework focuses on IT strategic analysis, information management, and human-computer interaction. The curriculum blends theory and practice through a variety of learning formats, including leadership simulations, seminar courses, a doctoral study, and residencies.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the Doctor of Information Technology (DIT) program will be prepared to:

  1. Critically evaluate current research and best practices in the area of IT methods in organizations.
  2. Analyze best practices and research to determine appropriate design of integrated IT systems.
  3. Recommend IT strategies that support enterprise mission and objectives following tenets of professional, social, and ethical responsibility.
  4. Demonstrate IT leadership skills at the team and enterprise levels.
  5. Demonstrate the ability to communicate technical and business concepts to a range of audiences.
  6. Demonstrate the ability to formulate project management, compliance, and sourcing of IT within an organization.
  7. Conduct original research that contributes to professional and actionable knowledge in an applied environment.

Degree Requirements

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