All online doctorate in business administration (DBA) courses are paced, meaning there are scheduled start and end dates, and assignment deadlines within each course. Individual course activities vary.

Course names, numbers and schedules are subject to change.

September 2017 DBA Intake  
Year OneStart DateCompletion Date
Orientation - onlineSep 04, 2017Sep 08, 2017
Orientation - on-siteSep 12, 2017Sep 15, 2017
Conceptual Foundations of Organizational Research (DDBA 800)Sep 18, 2017Nov 26, 2017
Current Research (DDBA 801)Jan 08, 2018Mar 18, 2018
Management Research in Practice (DDBA 802)Apr 02, 2018Jun 10, 2018
Year Two
Year Two Research Workshop - on-siteSep 11, 2018Sep 13, 2018
Quantitative Research Methods (DDBA 803)Sep 17, 2018Nov 25, 2018
Qualitative Research Methods (DDBA 804)Jan 07, 2019Mar 17, 2019
Advanced Readings (DDBA 805)Apr 01, 2019Jun 09, 2019
Year Three
Year Three Research Workshop - on-siteSep 17, 2019Sep 19, 2019
Dissertation Proposal (DDBA 806)Sep 23, 2019Dec 01, 2019
Year 4
Candidacy Exam (on-site)TBA
Dissertation Defense (on-site)TBA
September 2016 DBA Intake  
Year OneStart DateCompletion Date
Orientation - onlineSep 05, 2016Sep 09, 2016
Orientation - on-siteSep 13, 2016Sep 16, 2016
Conceptual Foundations of Organizational Research (DDBA 800)Sep 19, 2016Nov 25, 2016
Current Research (DDBA 801)Jan 02, 2017Mar 10, 2017
Management Research in Practice (DDBA 802)Mar 27, 2017Jun 02, 2017
Year Two
Year Two Research Workshop - on-siteSep 12, 2017Sep 14, 2017
Quantitative Research Methods (DDBA 803)Sep 18, 2017Nov 24, 2017
Qualitative Research Methods (DDBA 804)Jan 08, 2018Mar 16, 2018
Advanced Readings (DDBA 805)Apr 02, 2018Jun 08, 2018
Year Three
Year Three Research Workshop - on-siteSep 11, 2018Sep 13, 2018
Dissertation Proposal (DDBA 806)Sep 17, 2018Nov 23, 2018
Year 4
Candidacy Exam (on-site)Winter 2019
Dissertation Defense (on-site)Spring 2019