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Through the blended executive-style learning format of the Executive PhD, you can complete your doctorate in three years while continuing your full-time career.

2022–2023 Immersion Dates

Orientation: August 19–20, 2022

Fall 2022: September 30–October 1 and November 4–5

Winter Interterm: December 2–3

Winter 2023: January 20–21 and February 24–25

Spring 2023: April 14–15 and May 19–20

Summer 2023: July 7–8 and August 4–5

2023–2024 Immersion Dates

Orientation: August 18–19, 2023

Fall 2023: September 29–30 and November 3–4

Winter Interterm: December 1–2

Winter 2024: January 26–27 and March 1–2

Spring 2024: April 19–20 and May 17–18

Summer 2024: July 23–13 and August 9-10

The Curriculum

Students develop mastery of research by moving from principles to processes to practices.

The Applied Research Practicum Series

The Applied Research Practicum Series prepares students for their independent dissertation. It also helps them generate original research for presentation or publication at the end of their second year.

Learn more about the ARP series



The program is designed to be completed in three years. However, the program may take longer than three years to complete if there is a delay in completing your dissertation.

The cost of the three-year program is $134,460. This includes tuition, meals and receptions during the on-campus immersions, and statistical software and books. Students are responsible for travel and lodging costs associated with immersions.

Contact Us

For more information, contact us at or 303.871.4278.