The Doctor of Business Administration, or DBA degree, is a research doctorate that’s equivalent to a Ph.D. DBA programs are ideal for the candidate who has already earned the MBA, the MSc, or a similar master’s degree, or has equivalent qualifications in general management research or a related field. The culmination of a DBA program is a dissertation or journal publication that makes a unique contribution to business theory or practice. Which DBA program is right for me? Since many online business programs are available, students have the luxury of choosing programs that fit their unique interests and schedules. Online doctoral students can choose from programs that offer specializations in economics, management science, organizational behavior, technology management, and other aspects of business. DBA programs are offered part-time and full-time. Which schools offer online DBA programs?(cont) The following schools are among those offering accredited online PHD programs in business administration.
- Colorado Technical University has an online Doctor of Management program with concentrations in Emerging Media, Environmental and Social Sustainability, Homeland Security, and Organizational Development and Change.
- Jones International University, a regionally accredited university, offers an online doctorate in business administration to executives who wish to become research professionals.
- The University of Maryland University College features an online Doctor of Management program and an online Doctor of Management in Community College Policy and Administration program.
- The University of Phoenix offers a DBA program online and through its extensive network of campuses in the United States and Canada.