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Cyber Studies

  • // USA
  • University/Institute Name University of Tulsa
  • Attendance Type On Campus
  • Position Duration4 years
  • Position Funding Type Determined Upon Application Review

Position Details (PhD Program)

The Cyber Studies PhD program from the University of Tulsa draws on faculty expertise to conduct cutting-edge research at the interface between cyber and many disciplines. The program seeks high-achieving students who want to pursue independent scholarly research.


This Cyber Studies PhD program from the University of Tulsa is designed to accommodate many such perspectives while ensuring that students acquire core knowledge from relevant disciplines to become effective, independent researchers in cyber-related domains. As such, students entering the program come from disciplinary backgrounds that reflect the composition of the School of Cyber Studies Faculty – computer science, engineering, business, and the humanities.

Career opportunities:

  • Chief Information Security Officer
  • Cyber Defense Analyst
  • Information Systems Security Developer
  • Penetration Tester

Systems Security Engineer

Program Structure

Learning Outcomes:

    • Demonstrate expertise and proficiency in the discipline’s areas including cyber security, networking, data analysis, and a disciplinary specialization relevant to cyber studies.
    • Create and advance the body of knowledge in cyber topics by and submitting scholarly papers to peer-reviewed conference proceedings and journals.
    • Demonstrate research skills and professional behavior consistent with the scholarly cyber scientific community.

Admission requirements

Academic requirements

GRE: Required

English requirements

IELTS>= 6.5
TOEFL iBT>= 80

General requirements

  • A completed Graduate School application
  • $60 application fee
  • Transcripts from all universities attended
  • Statement of Purpose (admission essay).
  • 2 – 3 letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your academic potential.
  • GRE General Test results
  • International students who studied at a university outside of the U.S. should submit TOEFL, IELTS, Duolingo, or Pearson English International Test results.

Research Areas & Fields of Study involved in the position

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Position Start Date

January 15, 2024