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 2018 DBA Intake  
Year OneStart DateCompletion Date
Orientation - onlineSep 3, 2018Sep 7, 2018
Orientation - on-siteSep 10, 2018Sep 14, 2018
Conceptual Foundations of Organizational Research (DDBA 800)Sep 17, 2018Nov 25, 2018
Current Research (DDBA 801)Jan 7, 2019Mar 17, 2019
Management Research in Practice (DDBA 802)Apr 1, 2019Jun 9, 2019
Year Two
Year Two Research Workshop - on-siteSep 17, 2019Sep 19, 2019
Quantitative Research Methods (DDBA 803)Sep 23, 2019Dec 1, 2019
Qualitative Research Methods (DDBA 804)Jan 6, 2020Mar 15, 2020
Advanced Readings (DDBA 805)Mar 30, 2020Jun 7, 2020
Year Three
Year Three Research Workshop - on-siteSep 15, 2020Sep 17, 2020
Dissertation Proposal (DDBA 806)Sep 21, 2020Nov 29, 2020
Year 4
Candidacy Exam (on-site)Dec 1, 2020Nov 30, 2021
Dissertation Defense (on-site)Jan 1, 2021Dec 31, 2022
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