Face-to-face residencies in convenient locations give you important opportunities to:

  • Meet with faculty members in face-to-face learning experiences.
  • Enhance your technology management, writing, research, and critical-thinking skills.
  • Network with students who share your interests.
  • Attend seminars designed to help you complete your doctorate.
  • Develop your competencies as a scholar-practitioner and social change agent.

Residencies are timed to enhance your learning at key times in your development as a scholar-practitioner. See the locations and dates of residencies that are available to current students.

Residency 1: To be taken within 90 days after completion of the Foundations course (DDBA 8006)

Residency 2: To be taken just prior to the start (or during beginning stages) of the Doctoral Study Project

Locations: D.B.A. residencies convene at various locations throughout the year.

Residency Learning Outcomes

  1. Understand program requirements and expectations
  2. Understand the steps to take for program completion
  3. Establish a potential network with other students
  4. Exchange ideas with faculty
  5. Understand the mentor/chair/student relationship
  6. Draft a research problem dealing with social change
  7. Understand research designs and methodologies common in chosen field
  8. Access current literature in chosen field
  9. Understand the role research plays in social change
  10. Communicate learning and research interests to others
  11. Present academic work

For more information about how the residency can enhance your academic experience, request information or call 1-866-492-5336 in the United States or see a list of international toll-free phone numbers.