Class Schedule

The below schedule is for the DBA Class of 2025. Current DBA students should refer to their cohort page in Canvas for their class schedules. View the sample weekend schedule.

Class of 2025

EventDateGainesville Residency
OrientationJuly 30-31, 2022Yes
Managerial Statistics (Pathak)August 1-5, 2022Yes
Gator/Travel dayAugust 6, 2022Hyflex option
AI/ML & Data Visualization Methods for Research (Hoover)August 7-11, 2022Hyflex option
Org. Research Methods (Podsakoff)August 12, 2022Hyflex option
EventDateGainesville Residency
Term 1 BeginsAugust 24, 2022No
Researching Strategic Leadership and Governance in Public, Private, and Entrepreneurial Firms (Hill)
Organizational Research Methods (Podsakoff)
Term 1 Weekend #1September 16-18, 2022Yes
Term 1 Weekend #2November 4-6, 2022Yes
Term 1 EndsDecember 16, 2022No
EventDateGainesville Residency
Term 2 BeginsJanuary 9, 2023No
Quantitative Research Methods & Data Analysis in Marketing (Shugan)
Marketing Strategy (Sela)
Term 2 Weekend #1January 13-15, 2023Yes
Term 2 Weekend #2March 3-5, 2023Yes
Term 2 EndsApril 28, 2023No
EventDateGainesville Residency
Term 3 BeginsMay 15, 2023No
Corporate Finance (Ryngaert)
Organizational Behavior (Swider)
Term 3 Weekend #1May 19-21, 2023Yes
Term 3 Weekend #2July 14-16, 2023Yes
Term 3 EndsAugust 11, 2023No
EventDateGainesville Residency
Term 4 BeginsAugust 23, 2023No
Leading Change (Bono)
Strategic Management (Lee)
Term 4 Weekend #1September 22-24, 2023Yes
Term 4 Weekend #2November 3-5, 2023Yes
Identify research question, conduct review, assign advisor and form CommitteeDecember 8, 2023No
Term 4 EndsDecember 8, 2023No
EventDateGainesville Residency
Term 5 BeginsJanuary 8, 2024No
International Business (Naranjo)
Research Analysis in Accounting (McGill)
Term 5 Weekend #1January 19-21, 2024Yes
Term 5 Weekend #2March 15-17, 2024Yes
Term 5 EndsApril 26, 2024No
EventDateGainesville Residency
Term 6 BeginsMay 13, 2024No
Latent Variable Models (Leite) or
Adv. Data & Regression Tech. (Impink)
Special Topics in Doctoral
Education (Barnes & Leroy)
Term 6 Weekend #1May 17-19, 2024Yes
Term 6 Weekend #2July 12-14, 2024Yes
Submit research proposal for dissertationAugust 9, 2024No
Term 6 EndsAugust 9, 2024No
EventDateGainesville Residency
Term 7 BeginsTBANo
Oral defenseNovember 16-17, 2024Yes
Term 7 EndsTBANo
EventDateGainesville Residency
Term 8 BeginsTBANo
Research SymposiumMarch 15-16, 2025Yes
Term 8 EndsTBANo
EventDateGainesville Residency
Term 9 BeginsTBANo
Final defense deadlineJuly 15, 2025Yes
Term 9 EndsTBAOptional - Commencement
60 Credits Total