Doctor of Philosophy in Education / General Education
Northcentral University

Program Details

This online PhD in Education aims to improve the existing body of instructional knowledge for professionals.  Through your coursework and dissertation process in this program at NCU, you’ll either build upon existing research or add new research to the field of education.  While developing your expertise in research, curriculum and policy, you’ll have the ability to lead other professionals in fostering the creation of successful educational programs and environments. The level of leadership you attain in this program could prove especially effective, not only in schools, but also in the military or other organizations. The General Education focus enables you to select coursework that pertains to your specific goals.  However, the following classes, among others, are strongly suggested:

  • Financial Issues in Schools
  • Supervision and Leadership in Schools
  • Educational Leadership
  • School Law

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Northcentral University is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001, WSCUC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)