Dakota State University students walking around campus

Preparation + opportunity = success

That's the DSU equation. We're a four-year university with nationally recognized programs, cutting-edge facilities, and the brightest thinkers. But we're also a tight-knit, inclusive community. Small class sizes mean hands-on training and individualized attention. All this with an affordable, public school price that's among the best values in the region.

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PhD Residency

As a part of a doctorate degree program, students are required to attend residency. During residency, doctoral candidates meet and network with other candidates and faculty to acquire in-depth knowledge about their area of study. Doctoral residency provides students with opportunities for success as they begin or continue their doctoral journey and work on writing their dissertation.

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Dr. Andrew Sathoff

Our annual doctoral residency is an opportunity for our doctoral students to converge on topics relevant to our field. Activities will include doctoral dissertation proposal defenses, final dissertation proposal defenses, program meetings, and a selection of guests who will discuss topics ranging from doctoral program progression to research themes in our field.

March 22-24, 2022 

Agenda and accommodation information forthcoming.