Doctoral Programs

In the doctoral programs at Northeastern’s College of Professional Studies, the questions you identify as most important are the ones we’ll help you answer.

A Responsive, Experiential Guide

The real-world experience you’ve already accrued will guide us as we design a course of study tailored to your goals. And our expert faculty—many of them industry leaders in your chosen professional arena—will help you apply your research to the practical problems you need to solve right now.

Our programs are designed to be flexible, so your studies can fit alongside—and immediately be applied to—your full-time professional life. Your coursework will be pragmatic and cutting-edge, offering new lenses to help you examine old practices and perspectives. And as you hone the skills you’ve acquired through the course of your career, you’ll also gain a deeper perspective on the critical questions and theoretical contexts underpinning your field of study.

Reinvigorate, Research, Rise

Northeastern’s global leadership in experiential education means you’ll join a worldwide network of leading professionals in your field. Whether your goal is to expand your resources and repertoire as a change agent, to delve deeply into a topic that inspires you, to earn a promotion, or to start a new career with a respected credential and the expertise that comes with it, the doctoral programs at the College of Professional Studies can help you make it happen.

Doctoral Programs

EDD

Education — Professional Doctorate — Charlotte

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EDD

Education — Professional Doctorate — Online

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EDD

Education — Professional Doctorate — Seattle

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LWP

Law and Policy — Professional Doctorate — Boston

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LWP

Law and Policy — Professional Doctorate — Seattle

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PTH

Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy — Professional Doctorate — Online

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Hear from a Student

Meet Chris Garniewicz, Doctor of Education student.  Chris is focusing his doctoral studies on changing firefighter education.