Reach the pinnacle of higher education with a doctoral degree from GCU. We offer a variety of EdD, DBA, DNP and PhD degree options so you can enroll in a doctoral program that matches your professional path. Choose from online or evening platforms to integrate your studies into your active lifestyle.
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GCU alumni enrolling in a doctoral program for the first time may be eligible for a $2,000 scholarship.1Apply Today
GCU is offering a $500 scholarship toward tuition for all new doctoral degree students.2Get Started
With a doctoral degree from GCU, you will develop independent research skills to make a difference in your field. GCU’s College of Doctoral Studies is focused on increasing your specialized knowledge to develop you into a 21st-century leader. PhD degrees are designed to be academically rigorous and intellectually challenging, yet collaborative, with opportunities to network with other doctoral learners. GCU offers doctorate degree programs for business, education, nursing and psychology.
With a doctoral studies program you will gain:
1MOU-Alumni Monthly May2022: The Alumni Scholarship for Doctoral Programs is only valid for those applicants who submit a complete application and begin a Doctoral program in May 2022. This scholarship cannot be used in conjunction with any other GCU scholarship or awards and only applies to online and evening programs. Please speak to a university counselor for complete details.
2MOU 7404: The New Doctoral Student Summer Scholarship is only valid for those applicants who submit a complete application, meet all requirements for acceptance and start their program in May 2022. If you enroll in a doctoral program beginning in May 2022, we will award you a $500 scholarship toward your tuition, which will be applied over your first academic year, as defined in the University Policy Handbook, and cannot be used in conjunction with any other GCU scholarships or awards.