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Doctoral degree

Doctor of Business Administration

42 months

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Register by: Apr 27, 2022

The Doctor of Business Administration program prepares mid-careerists across the sector to bring new insights to bear on the practice of business administration, providing aspiring leaders with the competencies necessary to grow their leadership capacity in business settings through a mastery of business administration scholarship and praxis, effectively apply of this insight to current business environments, and produce solution-oriented organizational research.

  • Solve organizational problems

  • Become a business subject matter expert

  • Position work environments for success and growth

  • Design and conduct research studies

  • Introduce innovative business ideas to the industry

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You’ll begin your dissertation in your third course and follow a schedule of milestones throughout your program. 这有助于你管理你的论文在更小的部分,并有助于识别任何研究方法的挑战早, so surprises or delays can be addressed.


While some doctoral programs require on-campus residency, we’ve shifted to an 8-week online symposium. In the required course you’ll:

  • Receive a detailed overview of each milestone in the doctoral journey
  • Understand what the University expects from doctoral students
  • Understand what doctoral students can expect from the University


你的学术顾问将帮助你安排工商管理博士课程. You may also enroll in an optional, zero-credit, zero-tuition/fee one-weekend seminar in Phoenix.* The seminar provides an opportunity for personal interaction with faculty and peers as well as instruction around the framework of your dissertation.

*Students are responsible for their own travel costs. 

What you'll learn

When you earn your Doctor of Business Administration online, you’ll be equipped with a concrete set of skills you can apply on the job. 

Topics covered in this degree include:

  • Sustainability in a global environment
  • Leadership theories and principles
  • Change management
  • Problem-solving in business
  • Organizational structure and design

Careers & Outcomes

What can you do with a Doctor of Business Administration?

A DBA can prepare you to be a:

  • Chief executive

  • Business teacher, postsecondary

9 %

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for management occupations is projected to be faster than average between 2020 and 2030. 

Career Services for Life®

Get career coaching, resumé building and interview prep, for life. While outside career advising can cost over $200 an hour, at University of Phoenix it’s built right into your degree at no added cost.

You don’t have to go it alone.

You’ll have a team of advisors invested in your success from day one — dedicated to helping you build your confidence and a personalized career plan you can stick with.

Tools and resources available 24/7/365

We're a university built for the busy. Build your resumé, prepare for an interview and plan your career — whenever it fits your life, day or night.

Networking & mentorship

Through virtual job fairs and networking with the alumni community, 澳门金沙让你可以很容易地利用你的同龄人和大学同事的经验和联系.


Paying for school

While education costs have risen an average of 2.6% in the U.S. every year, 澳门金沙的学费保证保证你将支付一个统一的费率,从你入学的那一刻到你毕业的那天.


澳门金沙的注册代表提供个人支持,当您做出明智的选择回到学校.  Reach us by phone at 844-937-8679 or chat with us 7 days a week

Student Experience

An education that fits your busy life

Balancing family, work and school

Work toward your degree without giving up what matters most. Start your degree year-round and take one class at a time.

Online learning

Enroll in online classes and attend class whenever it fits your life, day or night.

Around-the-clock support and resources

You have a support team available up to 20 hours a day, 5 days a week. And our academic counselors, who are with you every step of the way, have earned a 5-star rating from 90% of our surveyed students.

Accreditation & Faculty

Count on the quality of your education

Programmatic accreditation

澳门金沙的DBA已经被美国商学院和课程认证委员会(ACBSP)再次确认资格,直到2027年。, ensuring the quality of your education.

What does that mean in real life? ACBSP-accredited business programs are committed to quality standards. 课程的质量通常是根据特定的标准来衡量的,这些标准为学生进入商业行业做准备. Accreditation occurs on a 10-year cycle with regular quality reviews.

View the completion and first-year persistence rates for the University of Phoenix ACBSP-accredited business and accounting programs.

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Chief Executive Officers

85 %

Of surveyed students would recommend their instructors

Faculty Spotlight

As a faculty member, I'm on your team. I'm your coach and your cheerleader."

Doris Savron

Vice Provost of Colleges, University of Phoenix

* The seminar provides an opportunity for personal interaction with faculty and peers as well as instruction around the framework of your dissertation.
*Students are responsible for their own travel costs.

While widely available, not all programs are available to residents of all states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.