Doctorate in Business Administration

Credit Requirements

The Doctorate of Business Administration consists of a minimum of 62 semester credits, including 48 credits of pre-dissertation courses (consisting of 30 credits of content taken from core and specialization courses, 6 credits of research methods courses, 6 credits of research methodologies courses, 6 credits of research-preparation courses) and 14 credits of dissertation development courses.

DBA COURSES

Core Courses (30 credits):

  • DBA8450 Managing, Organizing and Negotiating for Value
  • DBA8350 Sociology of Corporate Culture
  • MGT8200 Human Resource Management
  • DBA8150 Information, Organization & Strategy
  • IA8010 Business and Security Risk Analysis
  • ACC6100 Financial Reporting
  • ACC6500 Accounting and Multinational Enterprises
  • DBA8900 Project Management
  • IA7020 Information Security Systems and Organizational Awareness
  • MB6900 Organizational Management

Pre-Dissertation (6 credits):

  • RM8500 Research Foundations
  • RM9100 Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis
  • MB9130-CX 4 weeks (Comp Exam)

Research Methodologies (6 credits):

  • DBA8300 Leading Organizational Change (Qual)
  • MB5820 Managing Global Diversity (Quant)

Phase I (6 Credits):

  • RM9150 Feasibility Problem Driven Research
  • BR9200 Designing Solutions to Business Problems

Phase II:

  • BR8110 Dissertation Proposal (Chapter 1)
  • BR8120 Dissertation Proposal (Chapter 2)
  • BR8121 Dissertation Proposal (Chapter 2-Continued)
  • BR8130 The Dissertation Proposal (Chapters 3 and 4.1 & the IRB-Institutional Review Board)

Phase III:

  • DIS8110 Dissertation Manuscript (Chapters 4 & 5)

Phase IV:

  • DIS8130X Final Dissertation Manuscript & Defense

Phase V:

  • Dissertation Printing and Binding

Minimum credits required for DBA: 62

Grading Scale

Grade GPA Value Academic Designators

A

4.0 Incomplete

I

A-

3.7 Drop

W

B+

3.3 Withdrawal

W

B

3.0 Progress

P*

B-

2.7 No Progress

NP*

C+

2.3 Audit

AUD

C 2.0    

F

0.0  

 

 

 

 

 

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