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Doctoral Dissertation

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This is a mentor-guided course. Learners enroll for this course while finalizing their Doctoral Project with their Committee. The learner/mentor relationship is the catalyst for completing the Doctoral Project research, findings, recommendations, and conclusions.
Course Competencies
  • Develop a learning contract for completion of the dissertation proposal.
  • Synthesize the influences of historical developments and trends on practices and polices within the relevant field of study.
  • Characterize a leadership problem situated within the historical developments and current trends in the field of study.
  • Propose a method for obtaining greater knowledge about an identified problem.
  • Create a dissertation proposal with a cohesive statement of purpose and process in researching and writing the dissertation.
  • Submit a dissertation proposal for review by the ARB and IRB culminating in approval for beginning data collection.


This graduate-level course is 8 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 8 weeks

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