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ABD Completion Program

You started your doctoral journey for a reason. Now it’s time to see your goal to completion. We can help.

The Witte Family PhD in Global Leadership at Indiana Tech introduces a new pathway for students looking to complete their doctoral degree: the ABD (All But Dissertation) Completion Program. Put your coursework and leadership skills to work in a way that allows you to achieve your educational and career goals. Here’s how it works: 

  • Transfer up to 33 doctoral credit hours into the PhD in Global Leadership Program* 
  • Complete 33 doctoral credit hours at Indiana Tech, consisting of a Global Leadership Core and a Dissertation Core 
  • Attend two in person Immersion Weekends as part of your ABD Completion Program

To learn more, contact Kristin Conley at

* Doctoral coursework must be applicable to a PhD in Global Leadership and completed within the last 15 years. Coursework portion of doctoral degree must be complete, and students should be in ABD status in order to be eligible for this program.