Designed to be widely applicable to those who want to maximize their executive value.
Online format with webconferencing and five-day annual residency at UC in Charleston, WV.
A professional research doctorate designed to develop senior level leaders.
Three year, rigorous program balancing scholarship with practical application.
The DEL is designed to be widely applicable to those seeking to maximize their executive value to organizations, communities and institutions. This rigorous program will develop senior-level leaders who can integrate theory with practice, and extend their knowledge to a wide variety of industries or sectors.
The DEL program is intended for those in management or leadership positions, and provides skill develop and understanding of a wide range of areas, including theoretical study and practical application of topics. The DEL is a research based program, and participants will work both in groups and as individuals to complete the curriculum.
To be eligible for admission to the DEL, you need to have completed a master’s or first professional degree in any field from a regionally accredited institution.
In addition to the application (including a nonrefundable $75 application fee), prospective DEL students must submit:
An interview with the admissions committee, conducted in person or by telephone, is required of all applicants. Once your application materials are received, a representative from the UC School of Business and Leadership will contact you for an admission interview.
Tuition for the DEL program is $700.00 per credit hour.
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