Doctor of Management - Private Sector Higher Education Leadership
The Doctor of Management with a concentration in Private Sector Higher Education Leadership is designed for individuals who have an interest in issues that may arise in academic senior level positions in a private sector higher educational institution. The program aims to apply leadership theory and management principles with key elements of private sector higher education leadership including policy, assessments, managing resources, organizational development, and the regulatory environment.
Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation
CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
This program is available at the following campuses and/or online: Online
CTU's Doctor of Management degree builds on the foundation of a master’s degree to help prepare students for senior level leadership, consulting, and teaching positions within business, government, nonprofit organizations, and higher education. DM students in this concentration are educated to discover new solutions to unsolved problems as a leader within global organizations. Students develop analytic and research skills to define problems, study advanced content knowledge to discover innovative solutions, and practice consulting and leadership techniques to facilitate innovative change in organizations, communities, and society. Using these skills, graduates may find opportunities as leaders within nonprofit organizations and businesses, as consultants, or as faculty within higher education.
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The following courses are specific to the Private Sector Higher Education Leadership concentration. To view courses that must be completed for all Doctor of Management degrees, visit the Doctor of Management overview page
- Higher Education Organizational Structure and Design
- Higher Education Learning Outcomes
- Policy and Regulatory Practices in Higher Education
- Managing Resources in Higher Education
- Advanced Career Strategies in Private Sector Higher Education Leadership
Students are required to attend an intensive two and a half day residential symposium twice annually. The symposia are scheduled four times throughout the year and doctoral students are welcome to attend all four symposia available. First term doctoral students will have an additional required CTU student orientation the day prior to the residential symposium for returning students.
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In addition to the successful completion of all 96 credit hours with an acceptable GPA, students must also satisfactorily complete and defend their research with a dissertation.
The dissertation requires a literature review and a research proposal. The research proposal must be approved by the student’s committee, consisting of a mentor and two readers. The dissertation is an extensive document that incorporates the literature review, a major study, and a proposal for further investigation. The dissertation must be approved by the student’s committee.
Visit the Doctor of Management page for complete information on graduation requirements.
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Online Programs - Graduation Rate
The percentage of first-time, full-time undergraduate students who started between
7/1/2008 and 10/15/2008 who completed within 150% of the normal time period: 24%
A first-time student has no prior postsecondary experience before enrolling at this campus. This means that a student who attended another college, university or other postsecondary school before enrolling at this school is not included in the calculation. The rate also does not include students initially enrolled part-time, taking individual classes (as compared to enrolling in a full program), or only auditing classes. These rates are calculated using the Student Right-to-Know formula in order to comply with U.S. Department of Education requirements. The statistics track all first-time, full-time and certificate or degree-seeking undergraduate students who began school during the date range and have completed within 150% of the normal program length. For example, for a two-year program, the graduation rate would include students who had completed within three years of beginning the program. This statistic is not specific to one program alone; rather, all applicable undergraduate programs are included in this overall rate. Information pertaining to the Graduation Rates of all postsecondary institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education may be found on the College Navigator website. http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/×
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