Doctor of Philosophy - PhD in Human Resources & Organizational Leadership


The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Human Resources & Organizational Leadership degree is multidisciplinary in scope, and online in delivery. It is designed for students seeking an advanced degree leading to HR and organizational leadership positions.

It integrates research, theory and practice, and provides a breadth of knowledge across the leadership field with in-depth research and study in pivotal areas.

Flexible and Affordable

The ability to take classes via asynchronous, online delivery offers busy working professionals an anywhere, anytime approach toward earning their doctorate in leadership.
Since many of our students have full-time careers as well as families, we strive to meet their needs by making our program as flexible and affordable as possible.


Synthesize, evaluate, and contextualize leadership approaches and theories
Choose and create an original, scholarly research project culminating in a written, presented, and orally defended a dissertation that advances leadership theories and contributes substantively to the body of knowledge in the student’s chosen concentration
Demonstrate a high level of comprehension of leadership theory through practical individual and organizational application
Analyze social, political, economic, religious, and organizational events relative to the influence of leaders and leadership approaches
Integrate scholarly research and leadership skills by putting theory into practice.

Admissions Requirements

A master’s degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university
GPA of 3.0 or higher
Writing Sample or Purpose Statement
A current resume
Official transcripts from all previously attended schools
Completed application

The PhD degree is awarded by the Rexford Business University

Duration: 36 Months or less

Tuition Fee:

$3,500 USD

Application Fee:

$50 USD