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Online Doctoral Programs

Push Your Learning Past a Master's with an Online Doctoral Program

Colorado State University's online doctoral programs are taught by renowned faculty, known both for their and industry practice. Your accredited doctorate will be awarded without denoting the online delivery format. All students earn a CSU degree, regardless of how they take courses.

Systems Engineering Ph.D.
The online Ph.D. in systems engineering prepares students to work with multi-disciplinary teams and methods to solve complex problems in any industry. The online format offers the advantage of synchronous or asynchronous delivery, allowing you the flexibility to study when and where it works best for your situation.

Doctor of Engineering in Systems Engineering
This program is suited for both practicing engineers and professionals who desire to transition into a systems engineering career from a related discipline. Study online and on campus to earn your doctorate in engineering.

Hybrid and Classroom-Based Ph.D. Programs

CSU offers graduate degree programs and course instruction provided to students in classrooms off campus, during a short on-campus residency, and/or in combination with online learning. The amount of time that students are required to be in a physical classroom varies, so it is important to check each graduate program or course webpage for detailed information.

Higher Education Leadership Ph.D. (Online with classroom component)
CSU's Ph.D. in higher education leadership provides the opportunity to study online and also to connect with your professors and cohort in person during two short visits to campus. Become a more accomplished leader with the practical knowledge needed to advance your administrative leadership career in higher education.

Organizational Learning, Performance, and Change Ph.D. (Denver)
The OLPC Ph.D. develops skills and competencies in students who seek to improve organizational effectiveness, enhance decision-making skills, and develop analysis and research expertise. Designed for working executives, researchers, academics, and professionals, classes meet on Saturdays at CSU Extended Campus - Denver.

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