Doctorate of Business Administration
The Doctor of Business Administration is designed for those who desire to advance their careers in management or consulting through high-quality, practice-focused research. The DBA curriculum develops applied research modules to create independent thinkers and problem solvers offering a combination of both theoretical and applied research methodology courses that emphasize assessment of the problems most relevant to managers. Graduates of the DBA program will be at the forefront of evidence-based management, enabling them to make contributions to the advancement of management practice.
Recipients of the Doctorate of Business Administration degree must complete at least 60-semester units and shall be achieved by completing 36 units of required core courses, 12 units of research focused courses, and 12 units of dissertation courses. Further, all recipients must engage and pass the Comprehensive Exam Competency (CEC). Students must complete all courses and the CEC to begin their dissertation phase.
Start dates for the DBA program are in January and September each year.
Upon completion of the program, students should be able to meet the following objectives, based on successful completion of the corresponding course.
|COURSE #||NAME||CREDIT HOURS|
|DBA 727||Dissertation Overview, Process & Proposal||3|
|DBA 728||Dissertation I||3|
|DBA 729||Dissertation II||3|
|DBA 730||Dissertation III||3|