COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Colorado Technical University (CTU), a leading provider of education for career-motivated students, today announced the launch of eight advanced and undergraduate degree programs designed to help prepare professionals in the fields of computer science, criminal justice and information technology.
The new degrees include a Doctor of Computer Science with a concentration in Information Assurance; a Master of Science in Criminal Justice; a Master of Science in Information Technology with four different specializations; and a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with two specializations.
“These new programs expand our current offerings in these important fields and provide students the opportunities to gain knowledge and skills that they can use to advance their careers or change professions,” said Jeremy Wheaton, CEO of CTU. “The coursework allows students to gain new skills by collaborating, connecting and interacting online with fellow students and professors, many of whom work in the industries they teach.”
The eight new degree programs, including specializations, are:
- Doctor of Computer Science with a concentration in Information Assurance. This three-year program helps leaders manage enterprise information systems with a focus on information assurance and security. The coursework features enterprise security architecture related to service-oriented architecture, software-as-a-service and cloud computing; digital systems security including risk assessments; and trust, security and privacy issues in enterprise computing.
- Master of Science in Criminal Justice. This degree program is designed for criminal justice professionals seeking to advance their careers in law enforcement, corrections, court systems and academia. Students will gain knowledge and skills including how to apply public policy techniques to current criminal justice system issues, how to evaluate and develop fiscally responsible policies, and how to put public policy into practice.
- Master of Science in Information Technology with general, data management technology, network management and security management specializations. These four graduate degree programs provide students with advanced knowledge and skills in specialized IT areas. The general specialization coursework is designed to give students an in-depth understanding of how to align an organization’s IT strategies and offerings with its business goals and serve its customers securely and efficiently. The other degree specializations allow students to specialize in managing an organization’s database systems, network infrastructure, and computer security systems.
- Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with general and data management specializations. Coursework for the general specialization is focused on helping students design, develop and deliver IT projects. The data management specialization is designed to help students to apply the latest IT tools and concepts used to support decision-making in business functions such as accounting, marketing and operations. In both specializations, students are required to create a portfolio of projects to demonstrate their skills to prospective employers.
All eight degree programs are currently open for enrollment. For more information about CTU or to enroll in any of these programs, visit www.coloradotech.edu.
About Colorado Technical University
Founded in 1965, Colorado Technical University (CTU) provides higher education for today’s career-focused students and offers students support, flexibility and resources to advance personally and professionally. CTU offers associate, bachelor’s, master's and doctoral degrees. CTU campuses include ground schools in Denver, Colo.; Colorado Springs, Colo.; Pueblo, Colo.; Sioux Falls, S.D.; and Kansas City, MO; and an internet based division that delivers degree programs 100 percent online. In fact, the award-winning virtual campus was recognized as “Best of the Best” in the 2009 Computerworld Honors Program. For more information, please visit www.coloradotech.edu.
CTU is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. For more info visit www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org or call 312-263-0456. CTU is also a member of the Career Education Corporation (NASDAQ:CECO) network of universities, colleges and schools. For more information visit www.careered.com. CTU does not guarantee employment or salary.