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.
Maximize your executive value through this widely applicable program.
Three year, rigorous program balancing scholarship with practical application.
The DEL is widely applicable to those seeking to maximize their executive value to organizations, communities and institutions. This rigorous program will develop your skills as a senior-level leader who can integrate theory with practice, and extend your knowledge to a wide variety of industries or sectors.
The DEL program can help you advance in your career with confidence through the rigorous study of strategy, research methodology and presentation, leadership, business theory, and more. Our DEL program is designed to train you in the effective use of business principles, while providing skill development and understanding of a wide range of areas. The DEL is a research based program, and you will work both in groups and individually 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.
View our Tuition & Fees page for detailed information.
Download the DEL Fact Sheet
Find out more about this program by downloading our Fact Sheet – a brief view of what our program is all about.
Download the Curriculum & Course Catalog
Our Academic Catalog can help you find out more about program requirements, look at other areas of study that might be of interest, and offer information about all of our course offerings.
Download the Course Descriptions
To find out more about the classes you will take in this program, you can download our course descriptions.
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