Jessalyn Johnson is a senior at Grand Canyon University, completing the final year of her BA in English Literature. Originally from Melbourne, FL, Jessalyn has come to enjoy living in the desert of Arizona. Since freshman year she has occupied several different positions on the editorial board of GCU’s literary review, StartleBloom, which is approaching its third volume. In her free time, Jessalyn enjoys creative writing, photography, writing music and participating in the plays and musicals put on by GCU’s Ethington Theatre.
The online doctoral programs at Grand Canyon University are designed to fit your busy schedule. Most doctoral learners have to balance their work and personal lives with their degree program, but GCU makes it easy to balance life’s responsibilities by providing online PhD programs for those who prefer to work independently and on their own time!
Online PhD Programs at GCU
Grand Canyon University offers many different paths for doctoral learners, including the PhD in General Psychology with several distinct emphases. This allows you to choose the area of focus that best suits your educational and professional needs. The emphasis areas include:
- Cognition and Instruction
- Industrial and Organizational Psychology
- Integrating Technology, Learning and Psychology
- Performance Psychology
These emphases allow doctoral learners to hone their skills in the area of their choice. Having a PhD can be a great way to benefit your career. There are many benefits of getting a PhD, and the programs offered by GCU are designed to push you to success so you may achieve your goals.
Online PhD programs give you an opportunity to complete coursework on your own time. Because most doctoral learners have to balance their family life, work and studies, GCU provides the tools and resources that are required for doctoral candidates to acquire their degree. By studying online, you have more flexibility and can work at your own speed in accordance with your other daily responsibilities.
You will still enjoy working with full-time faculty and fully trained adjunct instructors. You will also engage with peers in the online classroom and attend in-person Doctoral Residencies to help you make the most of your studies. By taking part in an online PhD program, you can have the success you desire without taking away from the many other important parts of your daily routine!
Grand Canyon University provides opportunities for all doctoral learners. To learn more about GCU’s online PhD programs, visit the College of Doctoral Studies or click the Request More Information button at the top of this page.
Written by Jessalyn Johnson, a junior majoring in English literature at GCU.