Doctoral Symposium

Doctor of Business Administration, Doctor of Management, and Doctor of Computer Science students are required to attend an intensive residential symposium four times during their enrollment in the program. Doctor of Nursing Practice students are required to attend two doctoral symposia during their enrollment in the program. The symposia are scheduled four times throughout the year. New doctoral students will attend their first symposium according to the following schedule:

Academic Term
Symposium Date
 January (C term) Start
 April
 February (D term) Start
 April
 April (C term) Start
 July
 May (D term) Start
 July
 July (C term) Start
 October
 August (D term) Start
 October
 October (C term) Start
 January
 November (D term) Start
 January


All doctoral students attending their first symposium will have an additional required CTU student orientation the day prior to the residential symposium.

Doctor of Business Administration, Doctor of Management, and Doctor of Computer Science students will attend the remainder of their symposia throughout their degree program. Doctor of Nursing Practice students will attend their second symposium in the last quarter of the program.