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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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Earn Your PhD by Joining a GCU Evening Cohort!

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Open new doors to your future by earning one of Grand Canyon University’s PhD degrees and acquiring specialized knowledge in your field. GCU’s College of Doctoral Studies offers PhD evening cohorts, now enrolling for November 2017.

Each of our evening PhD programs features a dissertation process that starts very early in the program as well as Residency opportunities that help learners get the most out of the doctoral process. Also, we strive to connect our scholar-practitioners with faculty members to provide each one with a vibrant learning community and purposeful doctoral journey.

Benefits of PhD Cohorts

GCU’s evening cohorts are taught by experts and feature small class sizes, helping ensure that you have opportunities to collaborate with your peers and receive personal attention from your instructors. Also, our evening doctoral programs combine on-campus evening classes with online coursework to help maximize convenience.

Advantages of Evening Classes

Juggling life, your career and your education can be a challenge, but GCU’s evening classes can make it easier. The knowledgeable instructors teach one course at a time, just one night per week. This format makes it easier for many working individuals to advance their education and pursue their professional goals.

Our Selection of Evening PhD Programs

Choose from the following evening PhD programs that are now enrolling for classes beginning on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017:

Shape your future and follow your calling with a doctoral degree from Grand Canyon University. To find out more or enroll for fall, visit the College of Doctoral Studies or click on this page’s Request More Information button.