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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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Prepare to Be a Leader in Healthcare with an EdD from GCU

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The Doctor of Education (EdD) in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Health Care Administration, offered by Grand Canyon University’s College of Doctoral Studies, is designed to prepare healthcare professionals to become leaders in their field. Keep reading to learn about this program’s rigorous curriculum and how it can prepare you to be a leader in healthcare:

Further Your Healthcare Administration Knowledge

This program provides learners with a comprehensive look at a range of topics and issues facing today’s healthcare industry. You can look forward to developing an increased understanding of governance structures for various healthcare sectors, as well as how they connect with leadership. Also, you will learn how to develop a framework that promotes effective organizational leadership and a positive culture using evidence-based research and strategies.

Develop the Skills of a Healthcare Leader

The coursework you complete while earning this EdD will help you develop competencies in areas such as research design and analysis, leadership and decision-making in healthcare settings and ethical practice in research. You will also explore governance structures and levels of regulation in the healthcare industry, strategic planning within an organization, the need for change and the importance of continuous improvement for promoting sustainable healthcare organizations. The opportunities and challenges that face leaders and theories of leadership development in global cultures are also explored.

Get Ready to Pursue Your Healthcare Career Goals

This degree program helps prepare you to be a leader in healthcare by advancing your skills in healthcare administration. Graduates of this program typically go on to manage health or medical services in settings such as clinics, hospitals and public health agencies.

Are you ready to further your career and want to learn more about Grand Canyon University’s EdD online programs? If so, then please visit our website or use the Request More Information button on this page.