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Online Doctor of Philosophy in Computing Technology in Education (DCTE)

The Doctor of Philosophy in Computing Technology in Education (DCTE) is the highest academic degree awarded in this field. Students with jobs as educational administrators, college faculty members, directors of academic computing, teachers of all grades, district and building technology administrators, industry and armed forces trainers, and instructional system designers and developers often pursue this degree. Graduates of this program obtain the knowledge and skills that allow them to conduct and report on original work that relates to the use of information technology as an asset to the educational process, to understand the intricacies of multimedia applications in educational and training applications, to develop knowledge of database systems as well as to perform other abilities. The Doctor of Philosophy in Computing Technology in Education degree program focuses on how information technology can be used to improve cognition, what the contribution of computing systems to the educational process is, and other roles of computing and advanced technology in the fields of education and training.