Grand Canyon University

Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership: Organizational Development (Qualitative Research)


3300 W Camelback Rd

Phoenix, AZ 85017

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership: Organizational Development (Qualitative Research)

Format: Online

Program Description:

The online Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Organizational Development degree from GCU helps graduates lead and transform organizations. Those seeking a doctorate in organizational leadership learn how to help organizations achieve success through growth. This doctorate in organizational leadership is ideal for leaders and rising executives looking to advance their professional skills through academic learning.

Graduates can complete the doctorate of organizational leadership online or in evening courses with a small cohort. Future organizational leaders work with faculty and business professionals to learn about the science of leadership and determine how to inspire change and growth. 

Six domains have been highlighted in the EdD program offered by the College of Doctoral Studies: 

    Leadership - Learn about leadership in theory and practice 

    Change - Study and develop strategic approaches to organizational change 

    Culture - Assess and create dynamic organizational cultures 

    Scholarship and Research - Analyze, design and conduct future-focused research 

    Globalization and World View - Develop a leadership style and communications strategies to work with a diverse population 

    Organizational Development Emphasis - Evaluate organizational structures to determine a path to success 

Learners in the doctorate of organizational leadership degree program work in Doctoral Residencies and dissertation milestones. They apply the work they do in the program to research and practice. To complete the program, you must write and defend a dissertation.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Eligibility Requirements:

Applicants must have a Master Degree or Higher.

Facts & Figures

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

Size & Settings: 0-999

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