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ONLINE DOCTORATE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

The DBA is designed for those who desire to advance their careers in management or consulting through high-quality, practice-focused research. Graduates of the Abraham Lincoln DBA program will be at the forefront of evidence-based management, enabling them to make contributions to the advancement of management practice. There is a growing recognition that this evidence-based approach to management is an increasingly important skill for executives. The Doctorate of Business Administration degree is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

 

doctorate_business_administrationThe DBA program offers a combination of both theoretical and applied research methodology courses. The program offers students a rigorous, research-focused curriculum that emphasizes assessment of the problems most relevant to managers. Students attend online face-to-face lectures, utilize web-conferencing tools to collaborate with faculty and peers, and develop their program through applied coursework, culminating in a dissertation under the supervision of faculty experts in their fields.

 

The DBA curriculum develops applied research modules to create independent thinkers and problem-solvers. Managers equipped with these advanced research skills will be better prepared to discover and address the usual and unusual problems that complex organizations face, lead change initiatives, improve performance, and impact standard business practices. Consequently, DBA graduates will increase their value to their organizations.

 

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DBA Program Mission

 

The DBA Program is committed to the following:

  • Students’ intellectual growth developed through working closely with faculty, research projects, and other assignments that develop research and management skills.
  • Coursework and practical exercises in business administration, leadership, and management that will enhance students’ professional and personal lives.
  • Preparing professionals to serve in upper-level management and entrepreneurial roles with a background of sound practices backed by current research and theory.
  • Employing faculty who are accomplished in their fields from both an academic and practical perspective.

 

Program Outcomes

  • Contribute to advanced professional practices through critical thinking, conceptual communication, and analytical skills.
  • Obtain a thorough knowledge of scientific and scholarly research methods and their application in business settings.
  • Grasp both the seminal theories and the latest practices in business administration.
  • Demonstrate an appreciation of cultural, ethical, and global issues, and their impact on business theory and practices.
  • Make effective decisions in complex environments through integrating theories, insights, and practical knowledge.
  • Engage in rigorous, independent and ethical dissertation research using applied research methodologies, design, and statistical analysis.
  • Contribute to the professional body of knowledge through the publication of original research (the dissertation).

 

Program Requirements
Credit Hours
The degree consists of 60-semester units completed between 2.5 and 3 years and is comprised of:

  • Business Core – 39 units
  • Research Core – 12 units
  • Dissertation – 9 units

 

Students must be continuously enrolled in coursework until they have successfully completed their dissertation and it has been posted.

 

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