Global Training and Development, PhD-ED

Global Training and Development Specialization

NCU’s PhD in Global Training and Development is designed to educate tomorrow’s leaders in the field of training and performance improvement. Under the guidance of NCU’s professors who all hold doctoral degrees, you’ll combine theory, research and practical application as you critically analyze organizational needs and evaluate the influences of how performance improvement and training should be designed. You will examine principles of organizational leadership, human resources, adult education and organizational change, and research emerging trends for solution-driven effectiveness. Upon graduation, you will be prepared to pursue leadership positions involving international training programs, consulting or higher education.

Course information
  Credit Hours Courses Est. Time to Complete  
PhD-Ed 60 20 45 months View Course Catalog
*Credit hours and courses reflect new students meeting credit requirements and utilizing no transfer credits. Est. Time of Completion reflects new students following the preferred schedule designed by the Dean for the program.

Unmatched Flexibility
NCU offers weekly course starts, no scheduled lecture hours, no group assignments, weekly assignments, and the ability to schedule courses around your personal and professional obligations.

100% Doctoral Faculty
No matter the degree level you pursue, you can rest assured that you will be mentored by doctors in your field of study.

One to One Engagement
You won't have to fight for facetime as one of many within a classroom. At NCU, you'll have the opportunity to interact one to one with your professor, receiving personalized mentoring.

Doctor of Philosophy in Education Program Learning Outcomes
  • Develop deep knowledge of educational systems, theories, and research in an area of expertise
  • Interpret theories, research, and ideas for different audiences through multiple methods of communication
  • Integrate ethical principles and professional standards for a specific discipline within the field
  • Conduct autonomous or collaborative research using high-level analytical skills
  • Contribute to the body of knowledge specific to a discipline within the field