Grand Canyon University
Grand Canyon University (GCU) is a private for-profit Christian university located on a 100-acre campus in central Phoenix, Arizona. The Higher Learning Commission (a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools) accredits Grand Canyon University.
- Doctor of Business Administration with an Emphasis in Management
- Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Behavioral Health
- Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Higher Education Leadership
- Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in K-12 Leadership
- Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Organizational Development
- Doctor of Philosophy in General Psychology with an Emphasis in Cognition and Instruction
- Doctor of Philosophy in General Psychology with an Emphasis in Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Official Website: http://www.gcu.edu/
Walden is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association, www.ncahlc.org. The North Central Association is one of the six regional accrediting associations recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
Ph.D. in Psychology (all other specializations: Educational, Forensic, General, Health, Organizational, Social)
105–106 total quarter credit hours; $495/credit-hour; Total $51975 - $52470
4-Day Residency Fee: 4 during the program (Residency 2 and Residency 4 may be virtual.); In Person: $1,050 each, plus travel, lodging, and other expenses. Virtual: $1,150 each; TOTAL: $6500 + travel.
Technology Fee: per quarter $95
Capella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA), www.ncahlc.org.
Capella's online PhD programs offer advanced theoretical and practical knowledge in a choice of fields, including:
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Business $4,596 $4,125
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Business Management $4,596 $4,125
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Organization and Management $4,596 $4,125
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Information Technology
Listed above are quarterly tuition (regular and dissertation)
PhD in Information Technology - General Information Technology
Total Program Credits: 120 Credits
Up to 48 quarter credits may be transferred into this specialization
Quarter - Coursework: $4,596† Up to 3 courses per quarter
Quarter - Comps/Diss: $4,125†
Each regular course 4 quarter credits; Dissertation Research course 5 quarter credits.
Total program need approx. 10 quarters to complete (2.5 years) with cost approx. $45,000
PhD - General Psychology
Total Program Credits: 120 Credits
Up to 48 quarter credits may be transferred into this specialization
Tuition per Credit: $495; Total for program approx. $59000
Quarter - Comps/Diss: $2,725
First 100% online university to offer accredited Doctoral degrees. One of only eight online schools worldwide to receive accreditation by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), and the only 100% online institution that offers Doctoral, Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees to receive this honor. Northcentral University is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA)
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology Program (PhD-PSY)
Total tuition and req’d fees for entire program completed in normal time $59,500
Total estimated costs for books and supplies for the entire program $3,750
Total cost for entire program $63,250
Business Administration Program (PhD-BA)
Total tuition and req’d fees for entire program completed in normal time $48,200
Total estimated costs for books and supplies for the entire program $3,000
Total cost for entire program $51,200
Doctor of Philosophy of Education Program (PhD-ED)
Total cost is same as PhD-BA.
California Southern University
100-percent online. California Southern University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council. The Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency and is a recognized member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
PsyD, DBA:Credits Needed 60; Cost Per Credit $330.00; Total Cost $19,800.00
JD: Credits Needed 88; Cost Per Credit $295.00; Total Cost $25,960.00
Nova Southeastern University
Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is the nation’s eighth-largest, not-for-profit, independent university, with more than 28,000 students and 148,000 alumni; a sprawling, 300-acre Fort Lauderdale-Davie campus; and a presence in nine countries around the world.
Nova Southeastern University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097: Telephone number 404-679-4501) to award associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, and doctoral degrees. Nova Southeastern University was first accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) as Nova University in 1971.
Doctoral Programs Online
Conflict Analysis and Resolution (Ph.D.)
Criminal Justice (Ph.D.)
Health Sciences (Ph.D.)
University of Phoenix
University of Phoenix is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. For additional information, visit ncahlc.org.
Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Program costs: $66,525– $93,445
Tuition (per credit) $795 (future $810)
Electronic materials fee (per course) $125
One time application fee $45
University of Maryland University College
The University of Maryland University College is one of 11 degree granting institutions of the University of Maryland system. Thus, it is a public university. It offers a few online programs up to doctoral degree.
University of Maryland University College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (267-284-5000), one of the six regional accrediting agencies recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. UMUC is governed by the University System of Maryland Board of Regents and certified by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.
Doctor of Management in Community College Policy and Administration
The Doctor of Management in Community College Policy and Administration program requires the completion of 48 credits of coursework and successful completion of comprehensive exams and a dissertation. The program is offered online with mandatory limited residencies.
Doctor of Management (DM) Graduate Tuition Per Credit $1,087. Thus the total program cost is $52,176.
William Howard Taft University
William Howard Taft University, a member of The Taft University System, founded in 1976, delivers online college degree programs via distance learning. Students work at their own pace under the guidance of uniquely qualified and credentialed faculty. For decades William Howard Taft University has offered distance learning degree programs to students throughout the world., and it continues to offer degree programs through The Boyer Graduate School of Education and The W. Edwards Deming School of Business, evolving into one of the most respected nationally accredited distance learning institutions in the country.
William Howard Taft University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC). The DETC is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency, and is also recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
- Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) Program - The online Doctor of Education Degree Program emphasizes course work in leadership and management in a variety of educational and public service settings.
- Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) Program - The online Doctor of Business Administration Program is a practical, directed independent study program which emphasizes course work in business leadership and management. It requires no classroom or seminar attendance.
Doctoral Program Cost
The doctoral program required 60 semester units for graduation. The requirements may be completed in as little as 27 months. Tuition is billed at the rate of $420.00 per month during the term of enrollment. Therefore the minium cost for 27 months would be $11,340.
In addition, there are several fees: Application Fee $100, Registration Fee $100, Dissertation Defense Fee $450, and Dissertation Fee $450, total of $1100.
With the above information, the estimated minium cost is $12,440. This does not include cost of books and materials. However the actural cost could be increased since it is not billed by unit but by month.
California InterContinental University
California InterContinental University is often referred to simply as CalUniversity. In 2009, CalUniversity was accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC). The Accrediting Commission of DETC is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency and it is also a recognized member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation [CHEA].
CalUniversity offers Doctorate of Business Administration in four specifications:
DBA – Entrepreneurship and Business Management
DBA – Global Business and Leadership
DBA – Healthcare Management and Leadership
DBA – Information Systems and Enterprise Resource Management
The DBA Curricular requires 60 units to complete. The current cost (2012) for one unit is $300. Thus the whole DBA program cost is $18,000.
Official Site: http://www.caluniversity.edu/
Regent University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate's, baccalaureate, master's, and doctorate degrees.
Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.)
Accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA), can lead to licensure as a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and is available in-residence at the Virginia Beach Campus.
Expected Credit Hours 33; $755/credit; Program total expected $24,915
Doctoral Program in Counselor Education & Supervision (Ph.D.)
The only online program of its kind. This program prepares counselors for university teaching and offers the training necessary to assume leadership positions within the mental health professions.
Expected Credit Hours 18; $755/credit; Program total expected $13,590
Fielding Graduate University
Fielding Graduate University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
Fielding Graduate University is approved by the following to offer continuing education:
- The American Psychological Association (CE for psychologists)
- MCEP Provider (FIEOO3)
- California Board of Registered Nursing (number 5941)
- National Association of Social Workers (number 94-188)
Alumni 3,600 in 50 states and Washington DC, and in 27 countries
Faculty: Core 75; Adjunct 56
PhD Clinical Psychology
PhD Media Psychology
Tuition $23,160/year or $7,720/trimester term
Tuition is based on the number of days you are a student in the program. The average completion time for this program is 4-6 years. Tuition is reduced by 30% once a student reaches the stage of advancement to doctoral candidacy. This tuition rate is established for the Fall 2011, Spring 2012, and Summer 2012 terms.
California Institute of Integral Studies
CIIS is a unique institution where education is rooted both in great traditions of knowledge and in the most forward-looking visions of the future. Creative, curious, mindful and socially aware—these are just a few of the words that describe the people of CIIS. The degree programs in CIIS are somehow oriented by spirituality from the East and the West, and is influenced by the Hindu culture. CIIS has a small campus in central San Francisco, and a few programs are offered online.
CIIS is an accredited member of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). In 2003, the Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) program in Clinical Psychology earned the accreditation of the American Psychological Association (APA).
The CIIS Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program (PsyD) has a current status of: Accreditation Revoked (appealable) by The American Psychological Association (APA).
PhD in Transformative Studies is the only doctoral level program offered online.
CIIS' Transformative Studies - PhD Financial Planning Guide estimates the total program cost is $59,201.
Official Site: http://www.ciis.edu/
CIIS Wiki: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_Institute_of_Integral_Studies