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Office of Dissertations

The Office of Research and Dissertations is a department within the College of Doctoral Studies that works in conjunction with academic colleges to ensure quality in the doctoral programs by: 

  • Developing and implementing the processes and procedures for conducting graduate research in doctoral programs
  • Establishing and implementing standards for research scholarly writing at the doctoral level
  • Ensuring academic integrity and quality of GCU Dissertations
  • Advising the ongoing process of developing and integrating research curriculum into the research, emphasis and core online doctoral courses
  • Managing the policies and procedures of GCU Institutional Review Board
  • Supporting the implementation of doctoral residencies
  • Directing and supporting university-wide research projects that impact advancement of University academic excellence
  • Developing materials to support doctoral faculty training
  • Participating in accreditation process for GCU doctoral programs