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


  • Admission to the Doctor of Philosophy in Education program requires a conferred post-baccalaureate master’s degree and/or doctoral degree from a regionally or nationally accredited academic institution
  • Send your official transcripts from other schools you attended

School Accreditation Statement

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).

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