Doctoral Programs

The School of Information Studies offers two programs at the doctoral level for individuals looking to deepen their knowledge and experience in information-related subjects.

Ph.D. in Information Science and Technology

Ph.D. in information science and technology is a research-based degree for those individuals interested in becoming researchers, professors, consultants, or more theoretically oriented positions

  • 78-credits; campus-based program
  • Master’s degree strongly recommended
  • Most students accepted into the program will receive funding.


Doctorate of Professional Studies in Information Management

Doctorate of Professional Studies in information management is a part-time executive degree program for working professionals who are interested in the applied aspects of the information field

  • 51-credits; limited residency, distance learning format (blended learning environment)
  • Master’s degree required, at least five years of relevant senior experience
  • Normal Syracuse University rates for graduate level tuition will be charged for all Professional Doctorate courses.


Faculty Research Areas

Prospective doctoral students should identify one or more faculty members who share their research interests. We have provided a list of research areas and the faculty members who explore them as guidance to prospective students.

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