Doctor of Philosophy in Data Science
Northcentral University

Program Details

This online PhD in Data Science from Northcentral enables you to become an expert in an ever-expanding, ever-demanding field.  From quantitative research design to business intelligence, you will grow your technological and management skills to lead your organization with data-driven competence.  The knowledge you acquire in this online doctorate can help you steer organizational success.   Throughout your dissertation process at NCU, students are guided by engaged faculty, usually 1:1.  With coursework likely entailing:

  • Big Data Integration
  • Distributed Systems
  • Quantitative Methods for Data Analytics and Business Intelligence
  • Multivariate Analysis

% Online

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

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