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Earn Your Doctoral Degree from GCU

Online or Evening Degree Programs

Grand Canyon University’s innovative doctoral degree programs prepare learners for leadership roles in their professions, communities and society. Our dynamic online learning community, integrated dissertation process, wealth of resources and collaborative environment support a successful and meaningful doctoral journey.

Online or Evening Degree Programs

"The Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) program has exceeded my expectations. It is a challenging program that feeds my craving for knowledge. I feel that every instructor has provided valuable feedback; it's evident that they are passionate about helping me succeed."

Anissa Villegas, DBA

Business administration, nursing practice and an online PhD are only a few of Grand Canyon University’s (GCU) doctorate programs, preparing you to face critical challenges within the work environment. Throughout our doctoral degrees, we also provide emphasis opportunities that range from behavioral health and Christian ministry to industrial and organizational psychology. Develop your passion for your field of study and prepare for leadership within your profession and community.

Many doctoral learners at GCU, including those in online degree programs, are also required to participate in Residencies as part of their doctoral degree program. These stimulating and engaging learning experiences allow you the opportunity to collaborate with fellow learners and receive one-on-one coaching in a scholarly environment.

GCU's Doctoral Programs

Philosophy Doctorate Programs
Online or Evening

GCU’s PhD programs prepare you to contribute to your field by developing new psychological research and studying emotional responses in different environments. We offer several emphases, including performance psychology, industrial and organizational psychology, and cognition and instruction. Learners in our PhD program study under the guidance of expert faculty within a unique community that connects learners with their peers.

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Philosophy  Doctorate Programs
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Business Doctorate Programs
Online or Evening

Rapid societal advancements affect the way we live our everyday lives. GCU factors these changes to our society’s professional world into the curriculum so that those who seek the DBA gain the skills they need to lead and develop executive perspective.The DBA challenges learners to identify business trends and develop innovative solutions ahead of the competition. Learners utilize research to understand the evolving business landscape, anticipate change and assess consumer behavior. Each DBA emphasis is designed to focus on the learners’ needs so that they may get as much as possible out of their doctoral program.

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Education Doctorate Programs
Online or Evening

Build and sustain ever-changing organizations, and help them and their people succeed, with Grand Canyon University's (GCU) EdD programs. Combine theories and research with past leadership practices to critically analyze and apply best practices moving forward within education, management, psychology or ministry. Choose from emphases ranging from K-12 education and higher education to healthcare administration and behavioral health. As a learner in one of our online or evening doctorate programs, you have the opportunity to work on content expertise, with specially inserted dissertation milestones to give you the opportunity to complete the doctoral journey in as few as three years.

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"DNA” is a symbolic representation of our doctoral journey – a framework we use to describe the building blocks of our doctoral programs. Here are several main components:

  • Academic Support
    Available from multiple areas across each program

  • Courses
    Core content, research and emphasis courses

  • Research Knowledge and Skills
    Introduced and reinforced in content and emphasis courses

  • Research Artifacts and Assessments
    Develop dissertation and knowledge and skills related to program outcomes

GCU's Doctoral DNA

"The Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) program has exceeded my expectations. It is a challenging program that feeds my craving for knowledge. I feel that every instructor has provided valuable feedback; it's evident that they are passionate about helping me succeed."

Anissa Villegas, DBA

Grand Canyon University has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) since 1968. GCU is also authorized in Arizona by the Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education. Accreditations speak to the quality of the University and its academic programs and can represent acknowledgment by peer institutions of meeting set criteria or standards.

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Nursing Doctorate Programs
Online or Evening

Earning a doctorate in nursing practice may deliver enhanced knowledge and skillsets that can be greatly beneficial in the nursing field. In both the DNP and DNP in Educational Leadership, learners are empowered with current and evidence-based research topics to acquire the core competencies in nursing science and nursing ethics so they may further advance in their field.

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