Letter of Interest: The Letter of Interest will contain three parts: Personal Statement, Professional Statement, and Research Statement. Each part will be described below. Personal Statement: Please express in no more than one page how your experience, education, and training qualify you for the DBA program. Professional Statement: Please describe in more than two pages your interests in the DBA program and how you plan to complete it. o Why do you want to pursue a DBA degree? o What do you see as the most significant qualities or experiences that you would bring to the DBA program? o What are your career aspirations after you receive the doctorate degree? o What obstacles/ challenges do you envision having to overcome to complete your degree within a reasonable time frame (i.e. 3 years), and what is your plan to address these obstacles/ challenges? o What concrete steps will you take to manage your time to tackle classes and up to 30 hours a week of study? Research Statement: Please describe in no more than three pages your research interests and what topic you plan to pursue.