The Weatherhead School of Management is seeking creative practitioner-scholars who desire to hone their critical and analytical thinking skills, and have the desire to form a learning community that promotes participants' intellectual development and adds to the knowledge and understanding of evidence-based management.
- Hold a graduate or professional degree.
- Have at least 15 years of work and leadership experience.
- Are dedicated to creative leadership, continuing intellectual development, creating a collaborative learning experience, and enhancing their communities as well as their organizations.
- Are committed to completing a rigorous, three-year, doctoral program requiring periodic residencies at the Weatherhead School of Management and at least 30 hours of study per week.
- June 30, 2013 (August enrollment)
- Early application is encouraged, because class size is limited and decisions are made on a rolling basis.
Tuition for 2012-13 for the DM program is $50,000 or $25,000 per semester. Total tuition for students entering Fall 2012 is $150,000 for the 3-year DM Program.
*Tuition rates are subject to change.
*Tuition rates are subject to approval by the Board of Trustees.
Tuition covers University fees, instruction, library services, meals (continental breakfast and lunch) during onsite residency sessions, and other miscellaneous expenses. Students are responsible for purchasing their books and all costs relating to lodging and transportation to and from the on-campus residencies.
Participants are responsible for their own program costs, although in some cases, the employer's organization either pays the costs or reimburses the participant either partially or in full.
Partial nonprofit fellowships may be applied for by qualified applicants working in the public and nonprofit sectors.
Application for need-based financial aid is a separate process from application for program admission. These funding opportunities are administered by Case Western Reserve University's Office of Financial Aid and are available for domestic applicants only.
Required Application Materials
The following materials will be required to complete your application:
- Official Transcripts
- 7-8 essays
- Current resume
- Two letters of recommendation that include:
- The individual's name, title, organization, and mailing address
- The length of time the recommender has known the applicant
- The role or capacity of their interaction
- The recommender's evaluation of the applicant's potential to be an active, involved and successful participant in the DM Program
- Application fee: $100
Qualified applicants will be asked to come to campus for a personal admission interview.
Detailed instructions are available in our online application. If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Sue Nartker at (216) 368-1943.