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Online Doctoral Residency

The School of Business & Leadership is committed to the historical foundations of the doctoral degree in which a scholarly community is created among faculty mentors and student scholars. Regent University mirrors this historical tradition by using student cohorts, intensive online residencies and a variety of interactive discussion modes that extend beyond topical course discourse.

The Ph.D. and DSL programs in the School of Business & Leadership include two required residencies.

First Residency

  • Program Orientation & Guidelines
  • UNIV LIB Information Research & Resources Course
  • Instruction for the First Two Core Curriculum Courses

Second Residency

  • Instruction for the Semester’s Courses
  • Instruction for Doctoral Program Requirements
    • Comprehensive Exams
    • Doctoral Dissertation (Ph.D. Students)
    • Final Project (DSL Students)

Summer 2022 (Online): May 9-12, 2022

Fall 2022 (Online): August 22-25, 2022

Spring 2023 (Online): January 9-12, 2023

Summer 2023 (Online): May 8-11, 2023

Enrolled students may access the residency schedule and other residency details by logging in to the student portal.

All students must register for their courses through GENISYS by using the Regent login and password they received from the Regent IT Helpdesk once their enrollment form and deposit were processed following acceptance into the doctoral program. Consult your Approved Degree Plan and academic advisor for registration assistance.