Doctor of Philosophy in Education / Learning Analytics in Higher Education
Northcentral University

Program Details

Combining data analysis with technology to enhance educational outcomes, is this online PhD in Learning Analytics.  Through NCU’s Higher Education specialization, this program enables administrators to compile, analyze, evaluate and interpret data in an effort to mold institutional strategy.  From data mining to statistics and Learning Management Systems (LMS), this online doctorate can give you the tools for success to build institutional capacity and positively impact learning.  Under 1:1 mentorship with Northcentral’s faculty, subjects usually explored in the foundation of a dissertation may include:

  • Learning Analytic Tools
  • Implementing a Higher Education Analytics Project
  • Using Educational Data

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Northcentral University is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

NCU is a WSCUC accredited institution. 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). For program disclosures, visit

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)