|Residency||Required or Optional||Timing|
|Residency 1||Required face-to-face||
Complete residency 1 face-to-face as soon as you begin your program (while taking DDBA 8006 or DDBA 8151); should be taken within 90 days of completing your Foundations course DDBA 8006.
Focus: Program orientation, overview of doctoral study capstone project, program and academic advising, and socialization into the profession.
Complete residency 2 face-to-face just prior to the start or during the first few weeks of DDBA 8991.
Focus: Completion of the doctoral study proposal and capstone project, program and academic advising.
Doctoral Study Intensive retreat
International Students: Be sure to register for your selected U.S. residency 3-4 months before the residency start date in order to allow sufficient time to complete the required processes and approvals for you to be able to travel and attend. View the SEVIS/I-20 site for complete information about the requirement for travel to U.S. residencies.
Walden residencies are designed to prepare you for your doctoral journey and to provide opportunities for:
The following are key learning outcomes you will be expected to achieve as part of your residency experiences: