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Capstone Documents:
DBA Capstone Studies


Welcome to the DBA page of resources for the Doctoral Study, the Consulting Capstone, and the Portfolio Capstone on the Office of Research and Doctoral Services’s website.

Students in the DBA Program may consider one of three doctoral capstone options:

  • Doctoral study *
  • Consulting capstone (interview required) **
  • Portfolio capstone **

* This is the traditional doctoral capstone option in the DBA program.
** These options have a limited number of spaces each term and require additional information beyond what has already been provided. If students request one of these options and are not selected to participate, the student will complete the traditional doctoral capstone.

DBA Professional Doctoral Project Process Documents

Questions about the DBA Doctoral process and forms: [email protected].

MyDr Doctoral Study Checklist

Qualitative Pragmatic Inquiry

DBA Qualitative Pragmatic Inquiry Qualitative Research

No site/partnership agreement needed. Useful for most business research studies, including those where a site or partnership agreement is difficult to obtain. Includes primary data collection, semistructured interviews and secondary data collection, corroborating public documents, websites, and artifacts for example. Participants may include qualified business professionals from one’s professional or social networks, social media, or referrals from qualified participants.

Research Design Alignment Table

Supervisory Committee


Questions about committee assignments, content, or the formation of your doctoral study:

 [email protected].

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