Just in time for the 2011 spring semester, Grand Canyon University is offering two new advanced degrees and is bringing on a highly regarded leader to work in collaboration with the academic colleges to meet the needs and goals of the University’s doctoral students.
Dr. Henry Radda joins GCU as Senior Vice President and Dean of the College of Doctoral Studies as the University adds a Doctor of Business Administration and Ph.D. in General Psychology, beginning in January 2011.
"Dr. Radda brings a rich history of developing strong doctoral programs with premier, doctoral-level faculty, bringing innovations in technology, collaboration and learning communities that are at the heart of a successful doctoral studies program," said GCU Provost Cheri St. Arnauld.
Radda comes to GCU from the School of Advanced Studies at the University of Phoenix, where he was responsible for launching and overseeing the doctoral programs, growing it to an enrollment of 7,000.
The new Doctor of Business Administration and Ph.D. in General Psychology join GCU’s successful Doctorate of Education in Organizational Leadership in five different disciplines.
GCU’s doctoral programs are:
Founded in 1949, Grand Canyon University is Arizona’s private university. The prestigious Christian university is regionally accredited and is recognized as offering some of the best education programs in the nation. Grand Canyon University offers traditional campus-based and online bachelor’s and master’s degree programs through the Ken Blanchard College of Business, College of Education, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, College of Liberal Arts, College of Fine Arts and Production and the College of Doctoral Studies. GCU emphasizes individual attention for both traditional undergraduate students as well as the working professional. For more information visit www.gcu.edu.