Grand Canyon University's doctoral learners are preparing to become scholar-practitioners. They are passionate about their fields of study and capable of becoming leaders in the disciplines and communities in which they serve. By earning a doctoral degree, graduates are prepared to respond to the needs of a global society by understanding how to apply research and analysis skills to real world problems.
Program Format and Residency Requirements
Many of GCU's doctoral programs are also offered as ground cohorts at the University's main campus located in Phoenix, Arizona. Contact a Doctoral Specialist for cohort schedules.
Doctoral Support Structure
Doctoral Writing Tutor
The Journal of Non-Significant Differences is a student-led, peer-reviewed journal designed to highlight the value of non-significant research findings while providing learners with a comprehensive understanding of the research cycle and the publication process. The Canyon Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies encourages the exchange of empirical and theoretical research among faculty and students at GCU. The Journal of Instructional Research is another peer-reviewed journal centered on exploring research on teaching and learning at the post-secondary level.