You have the passion to begin. We have the resolve to help you finish.

Are you looking for rigorous coursework? Supportive research mentoring? Flexibility and convenience? Explore Trident’s online doctoral programs.

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Doctorate Programs – Online Ph.D., DBA, DHA, Ed.D. Degrees

Connect with learners and leaders just like you in our online doctoral programs. As a doctoral student, the possibilities are endless – you will go as far as your mind will take you.

If the top items on your doctoral program wish list include rigorous coursework, exceptional research mentoring, and convenience that allows you to fulfill additional career and family responsibilities, our program just might be perfect for you.

Seamlessly blend life, learning, and leading with our affordable 100% online doctoral programs.


Trident University International is 100% online and offers a variety of doctoral program lengths—enabling students to adjust completion time to fit their own schedules. There are no in-person attendance requirements. Keep living, keep working, start learning. Learn More

Transfer Credit

Trident extends a generous policy regarding required credits. Our programs are focused and efficient regarding required credits and your total required credits may be reduced based on potential transfer credits from other accredited institutions*; we may also consider awarding potential credits for prior learning.

Individualized Support

You will be aligned with a doctoral faculty member who will provide individualized guidance during the research phase of the program. A Student Success Advisor will be assigned to you for personal assistance with administrative matters throughout your enrollment.


Trident has an extensive and involved alumni network that can be a key resource for you throughout the program. Learn More

Institutionally Accredited

Trident University International is a member of the American InterContinental University System. The System is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Learn More


Trident is competitively priced. There is no application fee, no lab fees. Learn More

*Transfer credit is evaluated on an individual basis. Not all credits are eligible to transfer. See the University Catalog for transfer credit policies.

Choose Your Doctoral Path…

Online Ph.D. Degree Programs

Are you fascinated by the latest theory and research in your field? Do you always ask "Why?"" Do you have a passion for growing your field? Are you a lifelong learner who loves to teach others? Our online Ph.D. degree program may be right for you.

Doctoral Resources

Online Doctorate Programs

Do you aspire to be a leader in your field? Someone who knows and applies the latest research and theory to your organization to make it stronger and more successful? Our online doctoral program could be the perfect choice for you.

Our Faculty

Sometimes success is a destination!

Get inspired to start your academic journey through the unique and varied stories of our doctoral students. Follow your passion project, connect with like-minded peers, apply your knowledge to your career, and change your world for the better!

Roberta K.

Roberta K. completed her Master of Science in Health Administration degree in 2015 (and spoke at Commencement) at the age of 88.

Meet Roberta

Holly K.

A Purple Heart medal recipient, Holly K. was shot in the head by a sniper in Iraq and survived to graduate with a Bachelors in Health Sciences degree in 2016.

See Holly's Story

Dr. Samuel S. III

Battling through cancer, 26-year veteran of the Air Force Dr. Samuel S. III successfully defended his dissertation and earned his Ph.D. in Educational Leadership in 2015.

Meet Samuel

Contact a Trident Doctoral Specialist today at 800-579-3197

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