Franklin University’s start-to-finish online doctoral programs let you earn your highest professional credentials in just three years — including your dissertation. Learn how to bring a higher level of technical, technological, research, communication and leadership skills to the workplace or classroom.
Different than a theoretical, academia-focused doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) degree, our applied doctorate degrees for the working professional prepare you to lead, innovate and transform. Find your future now.
Online Doctorate Degrees
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Get 360-Degree Support Throughout Your Doctoral Program
You’ll receive robust academic support from a variety of resources throughout your doctoral program. Together, our practice-minded faculty and your fellow doctoral students will support, mentor, encourage and keep you accountable to the program – and to yourself.
Differentiate Yourself With An Applied Doctorate
Different than a theoretical, academia-focused doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) degree, our applied doctorate degrees for the working professional prepares you to lead, innovate and transform.
Franklin’s doctorates are professionally oriented degrees that enable you to apply doctoral-level thinking to complex problems in the real world. The cross-disciplinary programs also provide an avenue to expand your research, communication and decision-making competencies.