The Computer and Information Sciences (CIS) PhD program is a 75 credit hour program designed for students, who want to pursue careers in higher education or information quality research and development. In addition to the regular faculty, the program has a number of highly-qualified affiliate faculty from industry and academia who are available to mentor research and assist on dissertation committees.

Program Advantages:

  • Instruction by highly qualified doctoral-level faculty with extensive experience in the field
  • Convenient evening classes on the UALR campus
  • All courses required to complete the program are offered online via live webcast
  • Course offerings in both the fall and spring semesters
  • Program entrance in either the fall or spring semesters
  • Project and paid internship opportunities are available in the summer term
  • A limited number of graduate assistantships and scholarships are available for qualified students
  • Networking opportunities with other career professionals in the program