Beyond Mastery: The Doctorate Journey in Software Development
Venturing into the highest echelons of academia, a Doctorate degree in Software Development is more than just an advanced qualification—it’s a testament to an individual’s commitment to pushing the boundaries of software innovation. This distinguished program delves deep into the intricate facets of software design, methodologies, and advanced research, forging thought leaders who not only craft next-generation software solutions but also shape the trajectory of the industry at large. Explore this space to understand the depth, rigor, and immense potential of a doctoral journey in software development, and see how it can redefine your contribution to the digital realm.
What makes our program unique?
Broad range curriculum
The curriculum’s broad range of courses support the foundation for many different career paths.
Personalized attention and support
The support team behind each student (Academic Advisors, Deans, Faculty, Financial Aid, and Career Services) see each person as an individual and not as a number.
Courses facilitated by industry professionals
Students are exposed to real-world scenarios, problem-solving, and networking opportunities through instructors who have spent time in the field.
Doctorate in Software Development
62 credit hours
Most students complete this program in 3-5 years
Additional fees apply
Scholarships & Aid
We recognize that many students need some type of financial assistance in order to make this investment in their future. Our Financial Services Team will sit down with prospective students to identify sources of financial assistance. We are committed to finding solutions for those who qualify.
Please Note: Federal Financial Aid is not yet available to students of University of Fairfax.
A maximum of 9 semester credits equivalent to our courses in content, credit and level may be transferred to a Doctoral program.