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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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Melinda Gates is perhaps best known for being the wife of Bill Gates, but she is a force to be reckoned with in her own right. As co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, she presides over a nearly $40 billion-dollar endowment. Since its establishment in 1999, the foundation has made remarkable progress in improving gender equality, access to education and family health. As an executive, you too have the capacity to implement philanthropic programs in your company.

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At Grand Canyon University, all students earning their PhD through the College of Doctoral Studies must write a research proposal in order to start writing their dissertation. Your PhD research proposal should be a thoughtfully organized and well-written document that outlines the research you would like to complete for your dissertation. At its heart, the proposal should discuss what you plan to study for the next few years and why you plan to study it. You should identify the question that is central to your research, discuss the approach you’ll take to answer it and explain its significance or originality.

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Your first week as an official PhD candidate will feel like the start of an exciting adventure. Although before you can begin working on a literature review, you’ll need to obtain a reliable computer, plenty of office supplies and a really comfortable desk chair. You’ll also need figure out how to organize your research. Don’t wait to implement an organizational system—before you know it, you’ll have reams of paper and you won’t be able to find anything. The following tips can help you establish an organizational system that works best for you.

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Do you want to provide supervision to other clinicians and train to become a counseling professor? If the answer is yes, then consider Grand Canyon University’s Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education and Supervision. The goal of this program is to prepare current counselors to become counselor educators, advanced practitioners and clinical supervisors. Learn about the benefits of earning this PhD and the impact this degree could have on your career:

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The way people think affects what they do and how well—or how badly—they do it. One might argue that this is instinctive knowledge. For instance, you would not want your surgeon so nervous that he or she can barely hold a scalpel, would you? The idea that the mental can influence the physical is at the heart of performance psychology. And if this subspecialty fascinates you, you might consider making a career out of it by enrolling in the Doctor of Philosophy in General Psychology with an Emphasis in Performance Psychology degree program available from Grand Canyon University.

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As the workplace becomes more competitive, it is important to take action. You can invest in your future by earning one of Grand Canyon University’s doctoral degrees. A doctorate can help you become more knowledgeable and qualified in your field of study, and can give you an edge in your future career endeavors. GCU’s College of Doctoral Studies offers evening cohorts, enrolling now for Feb. 15 and March 15, 2018.

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How people perceive the world, process information and use memories are all factors that influence human behavior. These internal mental processes are the focus of study for cognitive psychologists. Essentially, cognitive psychology is the study of how information is acquired, processed and stored. Usually, cognitive psychologists study these areas through empirical data rather than clinical observances. People who are interested in cognitive psychology have a range of career possibilities to choose from.

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Grand Canyon University’s College of Doctoral Studies offers the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in General Psychology with an Emphasis in Industrial and Organizational Psychology to prepare learners to work with leaders of businesses and organizations to improve workforce performance. Some of the areas of focus in this industrial organizational psychology program include factors that affect individual behavior, approaches to understanding thought processes and the construction of psychological tests.

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Grand Canyon University’s Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in General Psychology with an Emphasis in Cognition and Instruction is designed to prepare educational professionals to teach diverse adult educational communities. Learners in this program attend Doctoral Residencies, practice scholarly research and study a broad range of topics that apply to instruction and learning outcomes. If you are wondering if this PhD in psychology in cognition and instruction program is right for you, then consider the following questions:

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