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Doctorate Degree Admission Requirements

  • Master’s degree and transcript from an accredited institution. The accreditation must be recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and/or the Council for Higher Education Association (CHEA);
  • Substantive work or military experience (resume);
  • Two letters of recommendation;
  • One 8-10 page essay articulating why you want to pursue a Doctor of Business Administration with The National Graduate School of Quality Management.  If you have a research interest, we ask that you incorporate your research interest within the topic of the essay;
  • Interview with the Academic Affairs Interview Committee (conducted online)
  • Access to and familiarity with computers (including the Internet);
  • Intended degree specializations are required to be declared when applying to the program;
  • Dissertation topics require approval of the Academic Affairs Curriculum Committee
  • MA resident submission of Proof of Health Insurance and Proof of Immunizations ;
  • Affirm commitment to the academic honor pledge “In the pursuit of the highest standards or academic integrity and accomplishment, I pledge to be honest in all academic endeavors and to perform with the utmost level of academic integrity.”

Completion requirements

  • Satisfactorily complete the program of study with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0
  • No grade lower than a “C”
  • Receive no more than 2 grades that are “C”
  • Have a master’s degree and be fully accepted
  • Have successfully completed the Doctoral Dissertation Project and present an oral defense to the DBA Dissertation Committee
  • All tuition and fees must be paid in full