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Doctor of Business Administration

Strategic leadership, equipped for impact.

In today’s contemporary global business environment, leaders must address complex and challenging issues on a daily basis. As a graduate of the Doctor of Business Administration program, you will be prepared to lead strategic change, build healthy culture, and impact the communities you serve. Through sophisticated oral communication skills, information literacy and advanced research methodology, and high-level skills in academic writing, you will be equipped to analyze, synthesize, and influence the diverse teams and stakeholder audiences you represent. Ultimately, the critical thinking and problem solving skills that you sharpen throughout this course will lead you to solutions that work for the good of all.


What You’ll Learn

The Doctor of Business Administration will prepare you with advanced skills in applied research, leadership, and global strategic management, developing you as an effective educator, innovative thinker, and ethical decision-maker.

Available Programs

Doctor of Business Administration

The Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program consists of 60 credit hours. For students maintaining consistent full-time status, normal degree completion time is nine consecutive fall, spring, and summer semesters. Cohorts begin in both the fall and spring semesters. Within the DBA program, a minimum of six hours is required for full-time status. Concentrations include Accounting, Finance, International Business, Management, and Marketing.

For a more in-depth look at program requirements, visit our Academic Catalog.


What You’ll Do

The Doctor of Business Administration will equip you for advanced professional careers in business, education, and government positions.

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