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Ed.D in Organizational Leadership: Health Care Administration (Quantitative Research)
What Is an EdD In Organizational Leadership?
Grand Canyon University’s Doctor of Education (EdD) in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Health Care Administration program was created by the College of Doctoral Studies for students preparing for careers in health care administration. Designed to increase students’ awareness of the health care field, this program helps students broaden their skillsets and develop a framework for effective management. Offered online and in evening cohorts, this program is consistent with GCU’s mission to develop learners who are global citizens, critical thinkers, effective communicators and responsible leaders.
Choosing to Specialize in a Quantitative EdD in Health Care Administration
GCU’s quantitative EdD in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Health Care Administration use statistical tools to clean data, assess reliability and analyze data. In this program, students will examine and analyze events by interpreting numeric data, as well as produce a written report consistent with published academic standards. This differs from GCU’s qualitative EdD program, which focuses on personally examining events to better understand an observed phenomenon.
What You’ll Learn in This EdD Program
In GCU’s online EdD in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Health Care Administration program, students will examine multiple ethical frameworks, principles and theories as they apply to the study and practice of leadership. Additionally, students will explore the connection between leadership and professional development with a focus on assisting employees in achieving personal potential.
EdD students will interact with statistical tests and statistical analysis software in the context of designing a quantitative research study. This includes a focus on data collection, data preparation and management. Students will also conduct an analysis of quantitative data to produce written research findings, results and implications. Throughout the program, EdD health care admin students will discuss the many levels of regulation in the health care industry and learn principle elements of research, scholarly writing and effective argumentation.
To graduate from this program, which is a minimum of 60 credits, students must pass courses including:
Health care regulation
Ethical dilemmas and stewardship
The literature landscape: organizational leadership
Sustainability of health care organizations
Strategic planning and change
Leading across cultures
Enrolling in GCU’s online EdD in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Health Care Administration program is a great way to set yourself apart from the competition and advance your career. Program graduates may have opportunities to pursue leadership roles in:
Managed care organizations
Public health agencies
§ MOU-Alumni 2000 Doctoral-Aug2023: The Alumni Scholarship for Doctoral Programs is only valid for those applicants who submit a complete application and begin a Doctoral program in August 2023. This scholarship cannot be used in conjunction with any other GCU scholarship or awards and only applies to online and evening programs. Please speak to a university counselor for complete details.
Classification: Master's College or University I
Loans Offered: Perkins Loan, Stafford Student Loans, PLUS Loans, Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership (LEAP) State Grant, Arizona Post-Secondary Education Voucher Program State Grant, Federal Pell Grant, Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)
Locale: Large City
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