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Computing and Information Sciences Ph.D.

The Ph.D. in information sciences is a research degree that produces independent scholars, cutting-edge researchers, and well-prepared educators. You'll study with RIT's world-class computing faculty and take advantage of diverse academic offerings and modern facilities as you identify and research challenges within and beyond computing. 

Program skills

The program focuses on the theoretical and practical aspects of cyberinfrastructure as applied to specific problems across multiple domains. It is a blend of intra-disciplinary computing knowledge areas and inter-disciplinary domain areas.

Select program hiring partners

Appen, Applied Visions, Inc., Artan, Inc., Conduent, Evolve Analytics, Facebook, IBM, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Royal Thai Air Force, Sense Education Ltd, Verisk Analytics

Graduates work primarily in the Internet and Software industry.

100%

Outcome Rates

Total percentage of graduates who have entered the workforce, enrolled in full-time graduate study, or are pursuing alternative plans (military service, volunteering, etc.).

33%

Knowledge Rate

Total percentage of graduates for whom RIT has verifiable data, compared to national average knowledge rate of 41% per NACE.
Outcome % of Students
Employed 100.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 0%
Alternative Plans 0%
Outcome % of Students
Employed 100.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 0%
Alternative Plans 0%