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DBA, EdD, EdS, DNP and PhD Online and Evening Programs

At Grand Canyon University (GCU), our innovative doctoral programs will prepare you to face critical challenges within your individual work environment, respond to the needs of a global society and provide you with a rewarding yet challenging journey. The College of Doctoral Studies offers a variety of doctoral programs and embedded emphases that are available as online PhD programs or through our evening cohort program:

  • Doctor of Business Administration (DBA): Become a business leader and visionary in a
    global economy
  • Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership (EdD): Build and sustain ever-changing organizations and help them and their people succeed
  • Education Specialist in K-12 Leadership (EdS): Be the catalyst for growth and change in education, inside or beyond the classroom
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP): Turn research into innovative solutions that improve health care outcomes and promote change in organizations
  • Doctor of Philosophy in General Psychology (PhD): Discover ways of teaching and training others through advanced knowledge of humans' mental and emotional responses

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Grand Canyon University is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. (800-621-7440; http://hlcommission.org/)
For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program and other important information, please visit our website at www.gcu.edu/disclosures. Please note, not all GCU programs.