Degree Progression

The following points illustrate the step-by-step process of completing the Ph.D. in Global Leadership program.

  • Complete at least 45 credits of coursework
  • Fulfill residency requirements
  • Begin qualifying paper process
    • Complete RES 8001: Qualifying Research Seminar
    • Complete any remaining coursework
    • Complete Continuous Development of Qualifying Paper courses, as needed
    • Complete and successfully defend qualifying paper
  • Begin dissertation process
    • Complete RES 8002: Dissertation Proposal, Defense, IRB
    • Complete Continuous Development of Dissertation courses, as needed
  • Defend dissertation
  • Doctoral degree conferred