doctorate programs offered nationwide
doctorate degrees awarded in 2019
Master of Health Administration, ’07; Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership, ‘15
On average, doctorate degree employment is projected to grow by 9% between 2020 and 2030.* So if you’re looking to become a leader in your field, our doctorate degree programs can help. You can gain the knowledge and critical skills you need to stay competitive in growing fields like business, education, healthcare and nursing.
*Information based on data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and is not specific to University of Phoenix.
University of Phoenix doctoral programs are primarily online with a face-to-face residency component. Residencies are available in select cities. This means you can attend class from anywhere in the world.
One of the most convenient aspects of the University of Phoenix online learning model is that you choose the days and times to participate in class each week. You do need to meet the minimum participation requirements by posting substantive contributions to the classroom on three of seven days each week. While there are due dates for assignments, when you do the work for those assignments is up to you.
54 credits – but many of our students transfer credits, helping them save time and money on their online doctorate degree.
The College of Doctoral Studies may accept up to 39 doctoral-level credits, depending on the program, from a regionally or nationally accredited institution of higher learning. To see if your previous coursework would apply, please contact an Enrollment Representative.
With our Tuition GuaranteeTM, you can count on fixed, affordable pricing for your entire degree program. Our doctorate degrees are $810 per credit. You can apply for the Doctoral Scholarship, which offers up to $3,000 for new students and alumni pursuing their doctoral degree at University of Phoenix.
Military students, alumni and international students receive special pricing. Please check with your enrollment representative for pricing details.
Additionally, there are financial aid resources available to you. Your enrollment representative will be happy to discuss those options with you. Learn more about your tuition and financial options.
At University of Phoenix, we have doctoral degree programs in business, education, healthcare and nursing. Within these fields, we have seven doctoral programs, which include:
The College of Doctoral Studies also offers three doctoral specializations, which place a specific emphasis of study within a larger degree program. Our specializations include:
Simply put – with a PhD, you contribute to an original body of knowledge in preparation for an academic career pursuing that knowledge. In comparison, with our practitioner doctorate degree online, you’ll contribute largely by applying existing knowledge toward solving real-world problems in your field and your community.
Your original and valued dissertation research serves as the foundation for your field of interest. Our dedicated doctoral school puts the student at the center of an ecosystem of experienced faculty. We offer resources geared to help you succeed from an introductory doctoral course sequence through all the steps to completing and disseminating your dissertation.
We have general computer requirements for online study, and we also provide an overview of the online learning format. It is required that students have a laptop computer to complete their face-to-face residencies.
Our classroom is very intuitive and as easy to use as email. However, if you have any questions or experience any difficulties, we offer technical support from 5:00 a.m. through 1:00 a.m., with select hours on major holidays.
Yes, all College of Doctoral Studies faculty members have doctoral degrees. Additionally, most hold positions within the fields they teach. When they are not teaching class, our instructors are leaders in their respective organizations.
Since every student is unique and has different needs, University of Phoenix assigns an experienced enrollment representative to work closely with you to simplify the process. To find out more, complete our Request for Information form or call us at 866-766-0766 and ask for an enrollment representative.
*While widely available, not all programs are available to residents of all states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.
Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projections are not specific to University of Phoenix students or graduates.