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Applied Doctoral Center: Home

Future CTL Webinars & Events

The Commons Calendar

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Use The Commons calendar to find information on upcoming CTL webinars and other events.

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The NCUOne learning management system uses Phoenix, AZ - Mountain Standard Time. Assignments are due by 11:59 PM Arizona time.

It should be noted that Arizona does not participate in daylight saving time. Use this clock to make sure you are never late submitting assignments!

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Welcome to the Applied Doctoral Center! The Applied Doctoral Center is a collection of resources to support students in completing their project/dissertation-in-practice as part of the Applied Doctoral Experience (ADE).

Programs that use the Applied Doctoral Experience are:

  • EdD  for students who started April 2019 onwards (excluding students in the DCP)
  • DMFT for students who started October 2020 onwards (DMFT students who started before October can choose between the ADE or DSE)
  • DNP for students who complete DNP-7108 December 2022 onwards
  • DHA for students who start the prospectus course December 2022 onwards

Important: If you are working on a dissertation as part of the Doctoral Student Experience (DSE), you will find your resources in the Dissertation Center.

Great Start to the ADE

Great Start to the ADE is a guided roadmap of the ADE process and resources. Students can self-enroll in Great Start from their NCUOne homepage.

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