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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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Current Events: Stay up-to-date on what’s going on in the world today, with posts that emphasize issues relevant to doctoral learners.

Dean's Corner: Hear from College of Doctoral Studies Dean Michael Berger, EdD.

Degree Spotlight: Learn about the degrees in the College of Doctoral Studies, including the different emphases in our PhD and EdD programs.

Dissertation Resources: Find tips and resources that help inform and enlighten you about the doctoral dissertation process.

Doctor of Business Administration: Learn about GCU’s DBA, including how the program can help learners with business vision, entrepreneurship focus and career advancement.

Doctoral Learner Spotlight: Get to know GCU’s doctoral learners, and be inspired by their stories.

eBook Excerpts: Explore excerpts from GCU’s eBook, “Find Your Purpose: The Path to a Successful Doctoral Experience.”

EdD in Organizational Leadership: Learn about GCU’s EdD program and emphasis areas, including how it can help with career advancement and personal goals.

Faculty Spotlight: Get to know the accomplished faculty in the College of Doctoral Studies.

PhD in General Psychology: Learn about GCU’s PhD program and emphasis areas, including how it can help with career advancement and personal goals.

Research Tips and Tricks: Gain insight from faculty, staff and other doctoral learners on completing research for the doctoral dissertation.

Residency Roundup: Learn what it’s like to attend a doctoral residency from learners and faculty.

Scholarship Spotlight: Find out about research, dissertations, presentations and more from GCU’s College of Doctoral Studies.

The Doctoral Journey: Learn about the unique and beneficial aspects of GCU’s doctoral journey, along with information about completing your doctorate.

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