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Program Summary

The Mitchell DBA (Doctor of Business Administration) program, with a Management Concentration, is designed for business professionals and instructor-level faculty seeking a doctorate to pursue an academic career  through  4-year universities. The program facilitates the transition toward a new career by developing a comprehensive understanding discipline. The curriculum encourages a balanced approach to learning both conceptual and methodological components.

Classes are led by doctoral faculty with extensive experience in university teaching and research. Mitchell DBA faculty are widely published in Management and work closely with the DBA students to guide their own research interests to publication. 

Program Format

Three-year Format:
Doctoral students are admitted each summer with classes beginning in May. The program is designed to allow all requirements to be completed in 36 months. 

Extended Weekend Classes:
Courses meet Friday, Saturday and half-day Sunday. There are 11  per year during the first two years of the program.  Meetings are less frequent during year 3 of the program. 


Fall 2016 Spring 2017 Summer 2016  

August 26, 27, 28

October 7, 8, 9

November 4, 5, 6

December 2, 3, 4

January 27, 28, 29

February 24, 25, 26

March 24, 25, 26

April 21, 22, 23

May 19, 20, 21

June 23, 24, 25

July 28, 29, 30