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Featured PhD Schools Online

Earning a doctoral degree online is possible from many schools and institutions. Some schools may require students to participate in both an internship and a residency as part of the degree program. Internships may be designed to give students hands-on experience required by their degree while residencies are typically designed to allow students and faculty to connect. In some schools, the residency can last as long as a few weeks or a long as a summer or even longer.

According to data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics, the following featured schools provide an opportunity to earn a doctoral degree in the research, scholarship and professional practice entirely through distance learning:

  1. Walden University
  2. Frontier Nursing University
  3. Northcentral University
  4. Jones International University
  5. Columbia Southern University
  6. Trident University International
  7. Taft University System
  8. Aspen University
  9. Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division

Sources:
The National Center for Education Statistics, Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, School Rankings -http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/datacenter/Ranking.aspx

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