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Rankings are based on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges list. Programs are updated by our research team and universities directly, so you get the latest content. An elite online education from a top national school is possible, and we make it easier than ever to find your program. Simple, easy, and free. Start searching!

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Columbia University

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Columbia University has three undergraduate schools: Columbia College, The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS), and the School of General Studies. This Ivy League, private school guarantees students housing for all four years on campus in Manhattan’s Morningside Heights neighborhood in New York City.

Doctorate Degree

Mechanical Engineering

The Doctor of Engineering Science in Mechanical Engineering is designed to provide specialization beyond the master’s degree in an area chosen by the student. The program is geared to provide in-depth instruction in mechanical engineering and prepares the graduate to contribute scholarly work in the field.

Electrical Engineering

The Doctor of Engineering Science in Electrical Engineering is designed to provide specialization beyond the master of science (M.S.) degree in an area chosen by the student. The program includes in-depth instruction and research in an electrical engineering specialty and prepares the graduate to contribute scholarly work in the field.

Earth and Environmental Engineering

The Earth and Environmental Engineering (EEE) doctoral program encompasses projects that include Earth/environmental objectives and involve research in developing a better understanding of the impacts of industrial and other human activities on the environment (e.g. sources and transport of contaminants in water bodies; application of geochemical or physical principles in environmental assessment)

Computer Science

The Columbia University Department of Computer Science invites applications from top-quality students to join its doctoral programs. The department hosts exciting projects in a growing number of research areas. The primary focus of the doctoral programs is research, with the philosophy that students learn best by doing.

Doctorate in Nursing Education

Nurses interested in pursuing doctoral work have at least three degree options: PhD, DNP, and EdD. The primary focus of PhD programs is to prepare nurses to become scientists who conduct and seek funding for research. The focus of Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree is to prepare advanced practice nurses to become independent care providers and is intended to be a parity degree.

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Duke University

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Located in Durham, North Carolina, Duke University is a private institution that has liberal arts and engineering programs for undergraduates. The Duke Blue Devils sports teams have a fierce rivalry with the University of North Carolina—Chapel Hill Tar Heels and are best known for their outstanding men’s basketball program.

Doctorate Degree

Doctor of Nursing Practice

Duke’s DNP program accommodates advanced practice nurses looking for a practical and convenient alternative to typical on-campus degree programs. The curriculum includes a comprehensive 3-day on-campus orientation where you’ll meet your fellow students and establish ongoing contact with faculty mentors.

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Johns Hopkins University

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Johns Hopkins University is a private institution in Baltimore, Maryland, that offers a wide array of academic programs in the arts, humanities, social and natural sciences, and engineering disciplines. The Hopkins Blue Jays men’s lacrosse team is consistently dominant in the NCAA Division I; other sports teams at Hopkins compete at the Division III level.

Doctorate Degree

Doctor of Education (EdD)

To address the dramatically changing landscape of education in the 21st century, which includes new research on the science of learning, advances in technology, and the emergence of a for-profit education sector, the Johns Hopkins University School of Education offers an innovative online Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degree program.

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Emory University

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Students can begin their education at the school’s main location in a suburb of Atlanta, known as Emory College, or at Oxford College, a smaller campus about 40 miles away. This private institution offers about 70 majors in the arts and sciences, as well as degrees in business administration and nursing.

Doctorate Degree

Doctor of Nursing Practice

Learn more about the Emory nursing experience through an information session. Admission staff will answer your questions about the admission process, financing your education, and academic life at Emory.

Doctor of Ministry

The Doctor of Ministry is designed for experienced ministers who want to strengthen the connection between theology and ministry practice. The program will provide pastors with advanced training and the skills necessary to analyze ministry practices through sustained biblical, ecclesiological and theological reflection, and to discern, shape and disseminate new practices.

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University of Southern California

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Undergraduates study in the College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences at the University of Southern California, a private school based in Los Angeles. The USC Trojans compete in the NCAA Division I Pac-12 Conference and are particularly competitive in football.

Doctorate Degree

Doctorate of Education Organizational Change and Leadership

The Doctor of Education (EdD) in Organizational Change and Leadership1 is designed for current and emerging leaders looking to promote learning in workplace environments and to drive systemic change in organizational settings.

Doctorate of Education Organizational Change and Leadership

The Doctor of Education (EdD) in Organizational Change and Leadership1 is designed for current and emerging leaders looking to promote learning in workplace environments and to drive systemic change in organizational settings.

Doctorate of Education

The Global Executive Ed.D. is a first-of-its-kind program designed to meet the needs of senior leaders in education by providing them with the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in the 21st century. The Global Executive Ed.D. program is an executive format doctoral program designed for full-time working leaders with a Master’s degree and significant leadership experience.

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Boston College

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Founded in 1863, Boston College is a private institution. Boston College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered most selective.

Doctorate Degree

Post-professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy (PP-OTD)

If you’re an occupational therapy practitioner who would like to assume a leadership role and help shape the future of your field, you may be ready for advanced study beyond the master’s level. The Post-Professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy (PP-OTD) program at Sargent College is designed to provide the highest level of quality education with a focus on flexibility and a strong mentorship mod

Entry-Level Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD)

The entry-level OTD program at Boston University welcomes students with a wide variety of educational and work experiences. We offer this diverse student community an outstanding combination of advantages:

Doctor of Musical Arts in Music Education (DMA)

A focus on music theory and musicology—and techniques for applying them in the classroom—prepares educators to accomplish their personal and professional goals. The Boston University Online DMA is an exciting opportunity for music educators to achieve career advancement and academic enrichment without interrupting their existing professional lives.

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University of North Carolina—Chapel Hill

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University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill is a public institution that was founded in 1789. The school has 39.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill is 13:1.

Doctorate Degree

Executive Doctoral Program in Health Leadership (DrPH)

The Executive Doctoral Program in Health Leadership prepares mid-to-senior level professionals for top positions in organizations working to improve the public’s health. The three-year, cohort-based distance program confers a DrPH in Health Administration.

Transitional DPT – Distance Education

The Transitional DPT or t-DPT program is designed for licensed physical therapists who are seeking additional knowledge and skills and the doctoral degree. The program combines distance learning and web-based instruction with ongoing clinical application.

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Boston University

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Boston University was established in 1839 as a private institution. Boston University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered more selective.

Doctorate Degree

Doctor of Occupational Therapy

Boston University offers a choice of two Doctor of Occupational Therapy programs: Entry-level (OTD) and Post-professional (PP-OTD).

Doctor of Musical Arts, Music Education

The Boston University Online Doctor of Musical Arts in Music Education (DMA) combines a time-honored curriculum with cutting-edge technology to make this valuable credential available to leading music educators around the world.

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Northeastern University

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Northeastern University is a private institution that was founded in 1898. The school has 64.4 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Northeastern University is 14:1.

Doctorate Degree

Transitional Physical Therapy

This unique online program was created specifically for practicing physical therapists who want to advance their careers by acquiring the latest knowledge, skills, and best practices. Core courses address essential topics in physical therapy such as differential diagnosis and medical screening, diagnostic imaging, pharmacology, nutrition, and motor control, as well as techniques for case analysis

Education

Northeastern University’s Doctor of Education (EdD) program prepares today’s educators with the advanced skills and knowledge they need to develop solutions to the various challenges their organizations face now and into the future.

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Pennsylvania State University—University Park

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Pennsylvania State University—University Park was established in 1855 as a public institution. Pennsylvania State University—University Park follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered more selective.

Doctorate Degree

Nursing

The online Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) is a professional, practice-focused doctoral degree designed to prepare highly qualified advanced practice nurses to be leaders and deliver expert nursing care and ultimately improve health care outcomes. This degree is designed for you if you are a nurse who plans to continue in a practice role, and you have already received a bachelor’s or master’s.