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Develop your passion in your field of study and prepare for leadership within your profession and community.

Doctoral Degree Programs

Business administration, nursing practice and an online PhD are only a few of Grand Canyon University’s doctoral 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 in 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.

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"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 Doctoral 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 an 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.
Education Doctoral Programs | Online or Evening  
Build and sustain ever-changing organizations, and help them and their people succeed, with Grand Canyon University's 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 health care 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.
Nursing Doctoral 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.
Philosophy Doctoral 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.
Health Administration Doctoral Programs | Online or Evening  
Earning a Doctor of Health Administration (DHA) in Operational Leadership can prepare students to be a leader and innovator in the field of health care administration. By utilizing an in-depth, research-based approach to facilitate leaders’ abilities and roles as strategic professionals students will be able to help those leaders expand their capabilities and adapt a range of leadership styles to use in diverse situations.

Affordability

GCU offers a competitive, affordable online tuition rate to encourage higher learning.

Connection

Our online degrees are designed to foster communication and connectivity through discussion boards and projects.

Flexibility

Online courses offer flexibility and convenience for working professionals and students with busy schedules.

Fully Trained Faculty

Benefit from experienced, full-time faculty members and fully trained adjunct instructors committed to your individual growth and success.

Helpful Resources

Students have access to web-enhanced learning tools through our Learning Management System, including eBooks, forums and helpful calendar reminders.

Why Choose GCU For Your Online Doctoral Degree

Available Support

As an online student, you will have access to technical support and academic counselors who will guide you throughout your time at GCU. These resources are available to give you the needed assistance to make your degree path successful.

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Business Doctoral 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 an 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.
Education Doctoral Programs
Online or Evening  
Build and sustain ever-changing organizations, and help them and their people succeed, with Grand Canyon University's 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 health care 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.
Nursing Doctoral 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.
Philosophy Doctoral 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.
Health Administration Doctoral Programs
Online or Evening  
Earning a Doctor of Health Administration (DHA) in Operational Leadership can prepare students to be a leader and innovator in the field of health care administration. By utilizing an in-depth, research-based approach to facilitate leaders’ abilities and roles as strategic professionals students will be able to help those leaders expand their capabilities and adapt a range of leadership styles to use in diverse situations.

Grand Canyon University

GCU is a private Christian university. We are dedicated to helping our students change their lives for the better through education. Our experienced faculty and staff will be with you every step of the way to ensure you reach your goals.

Competitive, affordable tuition rate so that furthering education is within reach for all

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Online courses offer flexibility and convenience for working professionals and students with busy schedules

GCU has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission since 1968

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Over 200,000 alumni1

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