Doctor of Philosophy in Education

EXPAND YOUR CAPABILITIES AS A LEADER IN EDUCATION

If you are an education professional with the desire to teach in higher education, conduct educational research, or work in the area of educational research, the online PhD in Education degree program at NCU is an excellent option for you. You’ll have the opportunity to combine a strong base of theoretical knowledge with an individualized focus to conduct research in and about PK-12, postsecondary and adult learning environments as you create new and innovative information to advance your specialized field in education.

Whether your desire is to teach in higher education, conduct educational research, or work in the area of educational research, NCU's PhD ED program has a specialization suited for you. The online PhD in education program will prepare you, through the practice of research, to generate new knowledge or the reformulation of existing knowledge as a basis for the development of educational theory — all while gaining a wealth of experience from your mentoring professors.

PHD IN EDUCATION: PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

16 professionally relevant specializations
Total Credit Hours: 60 Credit Hours
Courses: 20 Courses
Recommended Completion Time: 45 Months
Next Start Date: Every Monday
Classroom Size: One


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Northcentral University’s online PhD in education programs are designed to make earning your degree possible despite life’s challenges. At NCU, your pace and growth aren’t dictated by anyone else; they’re dictated by you.