Ashford University

Doctor of Philosophy in Organizational Development and Leadership - Training and E-Learning


8620 Spectrum Center Blvd.

San Diego, CA 92123

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Philosophy in Organizational Development and Leadership - Training and E-Learning

Format: Online

Program Description:

Lead people to new heights with your Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Organizational Development and Leadership from Ashford University. This doctoral degree is the culmination of graduate studies in leadership and organization. It demonstrates your ability to assess organizations by relying on research and evidence. Anticipate the impact of strategic initiatives and organizational change. You will also evaluate diversity in organizations as a competitive advantage. Plus, you will create your own development solutions and evaluate them based on human performance technology. Finally, demonstrate your expertise by writing your dissertation. Along with specializations in Training and E-Learning, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and Organizational Diversity, a Standard Program of Study is also available.

Training and E-Learning Specialization

Elevate performance with the latest technology for training and instructional design. This specialization emphasizes the complexity of learning and development as it relates to organizations.  

Advanced seminars offer you a systems approach to learning initiatives, with a focus on planning, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating learning systems to meet organizational expectations. Explore instructional strategies, systems theory and design, training needs assessment models and methods, as well as the impact of diversity and globalization on learning and design. You will reach the pinnacle of achievement as you research, write, and defend your dissertation. When you specialize in corporate training and e-learning, you will build a solid foundation of research for your practice in e-learning and instructional design.


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

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Classification: Baccalaureate College—Liberal Arts

Locale: Fringe Town

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