A minimum of 12 credit hours of dissertation is required for program completion. Dissertation courses may be taken one credit hour at a time in any combination after completing all comprehensive examinations. If the dissertation is not completed within the initial 12 credit hours then additional dissertation credits are necessary to maintain the required continuous enrollment in the program for completion.

Admission to candidacy is contingent upon the following:

:: Successful completion of coursework (with at least a 3.0 GPA)

:: Successful completion of comprehensive examinations

:: Successful completion and defense of the dissertation proposal

:: A recommendation of the student’s doctoral committee

:: Approval by the doctoral faculty committee

:: Approval by the School of Global Leadership & Entrepreneurship faculty

:: Compliance with all applicable requirements of Regent University