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Doctoral Journey

The Doctoral Journey

Presented by the College of Doctoral Studies

4 Signs You’re Ready to Earn Your PhD
"Grand Canyon University’s doctoral degree is not easy but if you are going to do it, you have to fully commit to sticking it out. There will be times when you want to give up but don’t do it! Get...
5 Tips for Writing Your Dissertation Proposal
The dissertation process only begins after sending in a good proposal. Learn these 5 tips for writing your dissertation proposal:
5 Tips to Prepare for Your Doctoral Journey
The doctoral programs at Grand Canyon University provide rewarding experiences and opportunities that will prepare its graduates for leadership in their field. Many learners beginning their program...
How Do I Publish My Dissertation?
At the end of the doctoral journey, graduates are encouraged to publish their dissertation. Publishing the dissertation enables graduates to advance their academic career and establish valuable...
What Is an EdD in Organizational Leadership – Organizational Development?
The Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership is a prestigious degree program offered by the College of Doctoral Studies at Grand Canyon University. Several emphasis options are available to...
3 Key Differences Between an MBA and a DBA
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) appear very similar at first glance, but they are actually different degrees that aim at different things....
Everything You Need to Know About the IRB
The Grand Canyon University Institutional Review Board (IRB) is a crucial part of the dissertation process. All learners would benefit from understanding the role of IRB in overseeing research to...
Why Is Research so Important in Doctoral Programs?
Conducting research is arguably the most crucial component of any doctoral program. Core content, research courses and emphasis courses are carefully crafted to prepare learners for intensive research...
How to Create a Better Sleeping Schedule
The role of sleep is necessary for a healthy lifestyle. Despite this, sleep is often regarded as a burden where learners struggle to balance time and energy. Sometimes it seems more appealing to lean...
Chief Innovation Officers: Bucking the Trend
Every now and then, new job titles crop up that spark questions over what the job responsibilities are supposed to be. “Marketing ninja” and “sales Sherpa” are self-explanatory. Others, like chief...

About The Doctoral Journey

Grand Canyon University’s innovative doctoral degree programs prepare learners for leadership roles in their professions, communities and society. Our dynamic online learning community, integrated dissertation process, wealth of resources and collaborative environment support a successful and meaningful doctoral journey. We believe earning a doctoral degree is a journey and similar to climbing a mountain—challenging, invigorating and completely rewarding when you reach the top. Our goal is to help you conquer your own mountain and succeed on your doctoral journey. Readers of The Doctoral Journey blog, presented by the College of Doctoral Studies, will find resourceful and knowledgeable posts regarding the doctoral process, research best practices and dissertation tips among other topics from GCU’s doctoral faculty.

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