Online Doctor of Management Degree Program

66
Credit Hours
3
Avg. Completion
Years

Class Type

100% online, 8-week courses

Transfer Credits

Transfer in up to 6 credits

Accreditation

WSCUC

Doctor of Management Curriculum (DMgt)

The DMgt program is a professional Doctorate program that introduces scholarly and professional activities designed to advance the student substantially beyond the master’s degree program and serves as the highest-level program in the School of Business and Management. The curriculum is comprised of 66 credits (22 courses). The completed dissertation serves as evidence of program mastery and achievement of the Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs).

Theory (15 Semester Credits)

Course Description

This course provides students an orientation to the Doctorate of Management Program and the scholar-practitioner model. This course is designed to provide an overview of the scholar-practitioner perspective in professional settings. Students will learn about the process of the Scholar-Practitioner model to apply theory to practice in a variety of professional settings that lend to their dissertation in their area of research interest

Credits

3

Course Description

This course is designed to examine the theoretical underpinnings of organizational behavior relevant to management in organizations. Students will examine the major theories of organizational behavior at various units of analysis applicable to successful management in organizations

Credits

3

Course Description

Students analyze theories and best practices associated with organizational governance and accountability in management. Students will examine various organizational governance issues across a variety of organizations to apply contemporary management methods/tools to address the governance challenges and opportunities that lend to overall efficiency within organizations.

Credits

3

Course Description

Throughout the course, students will use a theoretically oriented case approach to provide managerial solutions to operational, financial and decline in an organization’s performance to implement turnaround and renewal strategies.

Credits

3

Course Description

This course provides students with the underlying theories of I/O Psychology conducive to the field of management to include the human behavior and mental processes, workplace productivity, morale, employee screening and organizational development. Special emphasis is on the role of I/O psychology in the use of organizational assessments to enhance the organizational climate and culture that lend to managerial decision-making.

Credits

3

Applied DMgt Research (15 Semester Credits)

Course Description

In this course, students explore research in organizations to address management challenges supported by theory and application in a variety of settings. Special emphasis is on the research process, fundamental elements of a research proposal and ethics in research in managerial settings. Research methods concepts learned in this course contribute to application of theory and research as well as the students’ dissertation proposal and final defense phases.

Credits

3

Course Description

Students address survey design concepts such as population and sample size, delivery mechanisms, sampling techniques and construction of survey questionnaires. Along with ethical considerations in survey design, students will have an opportunity to identify the type of survey that may be useful in their dissertation research in a selected managerial setting.

Credits

3

Course Description

Students address survey design concepts such as population and sample size, delivery mechanisms, sampling techniques and construction of survey questionnaires. Along with ethical considerations in survey design, students will have an opportunity to identify the type of survey that may be useful in their dissertation research in a selected managerial setting.

Credits

3

Course Description

In this course, students explore the fundamentals of quantitative research methods in managerial studies applicable to a variety of organizational settings. Students are introduced to the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) to perform basic statistical analyses to describe basic ideas, underlying assumptions, data collection and more that are useful in the field of management studies.

Credits

3

Course Description

In this course, students will build on the topics covered in DMGT 726 and hone their knowledge of quantitative research methods to analyze and address both the challenges and opportunities managers face in organizations. Students use the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) perform analyses to interpret the results of proposed research questions and provide managerial solutions and or implications from those results.

Credits

3

Application of Theory and Research (9 Semester Credits)

Course Description

In this first course in the application of theory to research group of courses, students examine the scholar-practitioner approach through various types of literature. Students begin building their foundational base of managerial references to support their dissertation research, which include peer-reviewed, trade and scholarly publications. Through the literature, students examine real world managerial implications through the theoretical underpinnings posited by scholar-practitioners in the managerial field.

Credits

3

Course Description

This course supplements the framework of DMGT 750 by examining theoretical methods, to include the six (6) key domains of Evidence Based Management (EBM). Students continue to support their dissertation research with lessons learned from publications in evidence-based practices in management that values ethics in determining solutions to a variety of managerial challenges in organizations.

Credits

3

Course Description

The goal of this course is to assist students in identifying a research method used in a professional managerial setting, which may be useful in the students’ dissertation research area of interest. Special emphasis is on students identifying a research theory that supports an initial research topic, research problem or statement and fundamental research question(s).

Credits

3

Proposal Development (12 Semester Credits)

Course Description

In this transitional DMGT course, students are introduced to the fundamental component of the dissertation, which is the conceptual framework. Students draw upon all lessons learned throughout the program to start a preliminary proposal that hones the research topic, underlying theories, fundamental literature and identify proposed research methodology. Students are mentored by the teaching faculty of the course to develop a brief prospectus, which is submitted to the student’s selected dissertation Chair and/or committee members no later than the end of the course. In addition, students are introduced to the Doctoral Management System (DMS), which is used from DMGT 754 through completion of the dissertation.

Credits

3

Course Description

Students will refine their Research topic and gather supportive literature to develop the Dissertation Proposal based on knowledge gained in previous courses, and with the assistance of the dissertation chair and the dissertation committee.

Credits

3

Course Description

Students add to the dissertation proposal by identifying the methods used for the dissertation proposal, and with the assistance of the Chair and committee members.

Credits

3

Course Description

Students prepare and successfully defend the dissertation proposal with the assistance of the Chair and dissertation committee. After final dissertation proposal approval, students complete application to Institutional Review Board (IRB) committee for approval of data collection.

Credits

3

Doctoral Dissertation (15 credits-Minimum Requirement)

Course Description

Student is now in dissertation phase and collecting data upon approval of IRB committee and working on enhanced literature review. Student continues to work with Chair and Committee.

Credits

3

Course Description

Student collecting data and continuing enhanced literature review. Student continues to work with Chair and Committee.

Credits

3

Course Description

Student analyzing data and interpreting results. Student continues to work with Chair and Committee.

Credits

3

Course Description

Individual work of Student with Chair and Committee
Student compiling completed dissertation and submitting drafts to Chair and Committee.

Credits

3

Course Description

Students complete work on their Dissertation, prepare and successfully defend the Doctoral Dissertation.

Credits

3

WSCUC Accreditation

Touro University Worldwide is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). Touro College Los Angeles (Lander Campus) is a division of Touro University Worldwide.

For more information on WSCUC, visit www.wascsenior.org or write WSCUC at 985 Atlantic Ave., Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501.