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Online Doctoral Degrees

The deepest level of learning leads to the highest level of success, and Grand Canyon University's doctoral degree programs can transcend your skills and career. Choose from a variety of campus-based and online doctorate degrees with embedded emphases that include an integrated dissertation process for a challenging and rewarding journey.

  • Doctor of Business Administration (DBA): Become a business leader and visionary in our global economy with our online DBA degree. Gain additional knowledge and insights into the business, education and health care industries. Learn to manage and develop a business locally or globally as you manage internal and external expectations, social responsibility and ethics.
  • Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership (EdD): Build and sustain ever-changing organizations and help them and their people succeed with our online doctorate in education. Combine theories and research with past leadership practices to critically analyze and apply best practices moving forward within education, management, psychology or ministry.
  • Education Specialist in K-12 Leadership (EdS): Become a catalyst for growth and change inside or beyond classrooms with this online doctorate in education degree. Explore and research policy development, decision making, staffing and organizational leadership, supervision of teaching and learning, instructional and curricular supervision as a school or district leader.
  • Doctor of Philosophy in General Psychology (PhD): Discover ways of teaching, leading and training others using advanced knowledge of humans' mental and emotional responses through our online PhD degree program. Use your knowledge and skills toward teaching, or conducting psychological research within business, government sectors and higher education.

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