PhD Programs

A PhD, or Doctor of Philosophy, is a postgraduate degree conferred by universities. It is the top academic degree available in a field.

The completion of a PhD can result in significantly improved career prospects. Students or professionals interested in leadership, academia, consulting, research and entrepreneurship, a PhD degree can offer an advantage or a required qualification.

Many universities around the world offer PhD programs. It is common for students to specialize in a field such as Business, Engineering, Natural Sciences, Medicine, Sustainability, Arts, Social Sciences, Humanities, etc.

The variety of different PhD programs can be overwhelming - don't let it stop you! Start your search by looking at the most popular PhD degrees listed below.

Newly added PhDs

University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB)

PhD in Fu​tures Studies​

June 27, 2016
USB's internationally accredited PhD in Futures Studies builds on the School's MPhil in Futures Studies and forms part of its Futures Studies cluster of programmes. It allows students to become specialists in this field by acquiring in-depth knowledge through doctoral research. This is the only PhD degree of its kind in Africa.

Liberty University Online

Educational Specialist in Curriculum and Instruction

June 28, 2016
The Doctor of Education program through Liberty University Online will provide you with the advanced training you need to seek a promotion in the field of higher education.

Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega Y Gasset

Doctorado en Economía y Gobierno

June 28, 2016
El Programa de Doctorado en Economía y Gobierno tiene como objetivo la formación de investigadores capaces de hacer contribuciones independientes, innovadoras y significativas en el conocimiento científico en el campo de la economía y gobierno.