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Annals of Computer Science and Information Systems, Volume 24

Proceedings of the 2020 International Conference on Research in Management & Technovation

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Innovative doctorate programs in cybersecurity, engineering, and technology in the USA and UK that can be completed by professionals around the world without relocation

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15439/2020KM34

Citation: Proceedings of the 2020 International Conference on Research in Management & Technovation, Shivani Agarwal, Darrell Norman Burrell, Vijender Kumar Solanki (eds). ACSIS, Vol. 24, pages 13 ()

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Abstract. Every year in the U.S., 40,000 jobs for information security analysts go unfilled, and employers are struggling to fill 200,000 other cybersecurity-related roles. Colleges and universities have created certificates, undergraduate and graduate programs to train professionals in these job roles. The challenge of meeting the cybersecurity workforce shortage through degree programs is intensified by the reality of the limited number of cybersecurity and engineering faculty at colleges and universities. This paper explores the essential need to develop more doctorate faculty in technology-related areas. It explains some unique and non-traditional paths to doctoral completion that allow professionals with significant real-world work experience to complete a doctorate without career interruption and relocation from highly respected and established universities in the U.K., USA, and Australia


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