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2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Leadership Communication

Doctoral Degree Requirements:

A minimum of 90 credit hours are required for the doctor of philosophy degree, 30 hours can be from master’s or other post-baccalaureate work

Core (18 credit hours)

Additional Requirements:

Beyond the core and methods courses, students must complete an additional 30 credit hours. A minimum of 15 credit hours must be from dissertation research hours. The remaining 15 credit hours may come from either elective coursework or more dissertation research hours.

Dissertation Research (15-30 credit hours)

Completion of a dissertation which examines a topic congruent with the program of study using a systematic methodology consistent with accepted research paradigms; the dissertation must be successfully defended in a public, oral defense.