Doctorate - Management: Graduate Level Instructional Practices

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The Doctor of Management in Graduate Level Instructional Practices program at Colorado Technical University is designed to help students learn how to lead and manage people and resources, while planning a curriculum and helping others grow. Read on to find out more about this program today.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

Students enrolled in the Doctor of Management in Graduate Level Instructional Practices program at Colorado Technical University will have the opportunity to study doctoral research topics alongside specific management subjects. The coursework is designed to include core courses and concentration courses that look more at specialized aspects of teaching and managing. This program is designed to focus on honing leadership, organizational, and instructional skills for both the business and education world. Students are required to complete their research and defend it in a dissertation in order to graduate, and maintain an acceptable GPA. This program is offered online and on campus.

What Are the Prerequisites?

Individuals who want to apply to this program should already have a bachelor's degree and should want to improve their leadership techniques. They should know how to lead by example and push others to learn and succeed. Applicants to all of Colorado Technical University's programs must have a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs have additional requirements.

What Are the Course Requirements?

This Colorado Technical University program is made up of a total of at least 96 credits. Those credits are split between two areas: 76 credits for core coursework and 20 credits for concentration coursework. Students should be prepared to take many different research courses.

Doctor of Management in Graduate Level Instructional Practices Course Requirements

Course CodeCourse Name
MGMT802 Management Theory
MGMT804 Principles of Research Methods and Design
MGMT808 Management and Ethics
MGMT812 Qualitative Research Methods
MGMT814 Quantitative Research Methods
MGMT818 Leadership Theory and Development
MGMT822 Application of Action Research
MGMT824 Strategic Thinking and Organizational Alignment
MGMT828 Practice and Theory of Consulting and Intervention
MGMT832 Organization Innovation and Scenario Thinking
MGMT860 Doctoral Research I: Principles of Research and Writing
MGMT861 Doctoral Research II: Annotated Bibliography
MGMT862 Dissertation Research Process
MGMT863 Doctoral Research III: Dissertation Literature Review
MGMT864 Doctoral Research IV: Dissertation Methods
MGMT865 Doctoral Research V: Dissertation Introduction
MGMT866 Doctoral Research VI: Dissertation Findings
MGMT867 Doctoral Research VII: Dissertation Discussion and Conclusion
MGMT868 Doctoral Research VIII: Dissertation Conclusion

Concentration Courses

Course CodeCourse Name
HEDL872 Higher Education Learning Outcomes
GLIP870 Integrating Evidence Based Practices
GLIP874 Managing Curriculum Development
GLIP876 Instructional Design with Technology and Media
GLIP878 Advanced Career Strategies in Graduate Level Instructional Practices

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

Upon graduating from this Colorado Technical University program, graduates could seek employment with schools, businesses, or research groups. These possible jobs could be entry-level or could offer the graduate greater challenges and depend more on the graduate's organization and leadership skills.

Potential career options include but are not limited to:

  • Collegiate instructor
  • Researcher
  • University administrator
  • School principal
  • Teacher

CTU does not guarantee employment or salary. University grants or scholarships are based on established criteria as published in the University's catalog and are awarded after verification that the conditions of eligibility have been met.