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 Four
Candidacy ExamDec 1, 2020Nov 30, 2021
Dissertation DefenseJan 1, 2021Dec 31, 2022
September 2019 DBA Intake  
Year OneStart DateCompletion Date
Orientation - onlineSep 9, 2019Sep 13, 2019
Orientation - on-siteSep 16, 2019Sep 20, 2019
Conceptual Foundations of Organizational Research (DDBA 800)Sep 23, 2019Dec 1, 2019
Current Research (DDBA 801)Jan 6, 2020Mar 15, 2020
Management Research in Practice (DDBA 802)Mar 30, 2020Jun 7, 2020
Year Two
Year Two Research Workshop - on-siteSep 15, 2020Sep 17, 2020
Quantitative Research Methods (DDBA 803)Sep 21, 2020Nov 29, 2020
Qualitative Research Methods (DDBA 804)Jan 4, 2021Mar 14, 2021
Advanced Readings (DDBA 805)Mar 29, 2021Jun 6, 2021
Year Three
Year Three Research Workshop - on-siteSep 14, 2021Sep 16, 2021
Dissertation Proposal (DDBA 806)Sep 20, 2021Nov 28, 2021
Year Four
Candidacy ExamTBATBA
Dissertation DefenseTBATBA
September 2020 DBA Intake  
Year OneStart DateCompletion Date
Orientation - onlineSep 7, 2020Sep 11, 2020
Orientation - on-siteSep 15, 2020Sep 17, 2020
Conceptual Foundations of Organizational Research (DDBA 800)Sep 21, 2020Nov 29, 2020
Current Research (DDBA 801)TBATBA
Management Research in Practice (DDBA 802)TBATBA
Year Two
Year Two Research Workshop - on-siteTBATBA
Quantitative Research Methods (DDBA 803)TBATBA
Qualitative Research Methods (DDBA 804)TBATBA
Advanced Readings (DDBA 805)TBATBA
Year Three
Year Three Research Workshop - on-siteTBATBA
Dissertation Proposal (DDBA 806)TBATBA
Year Four
Candidacy ExamTBATBA
Dissertation DefenseTBATBA