Doctor - Business Administration: Management of Engineering & Technology

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The Doctor of Business Administration program in Management of Engineering and Technology at Northcentral University examines the relationship between technology and business practices with a focus on improving organizational productivity and outcomes. Continue reading to find out more about the Doctor of Business Administration program in Management of Engineering and Technology.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

Northcentral University's online Doctor of Business Administration program in Management of Engineering and Technology explores the challenges and considerations of achieving high levels of organizational productivity, including technological advancement and globalization. You'll have the opportunity to learn how to improve organizational processes, such as strategic planning, decision-making and evaluation using business technologies. Additional topics discussed include the applications of systems theory and decision theory, strategic technology management, operations management and enterprise project management

What Are the Prerequisites?

You must have already earned a master's degree from an accredited institution before enrolling in the Doctor of Business Administration program in Management of Engineering and Technology. It may also be beneficial to have a professional background in business or information technology.

What Are the Course Requirements?

You must complete a minimum of 54 credits to earn the Doctor of Business Administration in Management of Engineering and Technology. Up to 12 additional credit hours will be allowed as needed to complete the dissertation research. In addition to 12 foundational credits and 12 research credits, you must complete 15 specialization credits, 12 dissertation credits, and three doctoral comprehensive examination credits.

Courses for a Doctor of Business Administration in Management of Engineering and Technology

Course CodeCourse Name
Required Foundation Courses
BTM 7101-8 Foundations for Doctoral Study in Business
MGT 7019-8 Ethics in Business
SKS 7000-8 Doctoral Comprehensive Strategic Knowledge Studies
BTM 7104-8 Statistics I
Research Courses
BTM 7102-8 Business Research Methodology
BTM 7103-8 Research Design
BTM 7106-8 Quantitative Research Design
BTM 7109-8 Planning Dissertation Research in Business
Specialization Courses
Select five courses from the following:
MET 7000-8 Fundamentals of Productivity
MET 7002-8 Applications of Systems Theory
MET 7003-8 Applications of Decision Theory
MET 7006-8 Operations Research
MET 7015-8 The Impact and Process Optimization of Technology
MET 7020-8 Strategic Technology Management
MET 7029-8 Enterprise Project Management
Doctoral Comprehensive Examination
CMP 9400B Doctoral Comprehensive Examination - Business (DBA)
Dissertation Courses
DIS 9401B Doctoral Dissertation Research I
DIS 9402B Doctoral Dissertation Research II
DIS 9403B Doctoral Dissertation Research III
DIS 9404B Doctoral Dissertation Research IV

What Could I Do After Graduation?

Career Opportunities

The Doctor of Business Administration program in Management of Engineering and Technology can help you prepare for teaching positions at institutions of higher education or for senior-level management opportunities within virtually any business or organization that utilizes business information technologies. As a graduate of the program, you could pursue positions such as:

  • Director of Information Technology
  • Business Analyst, IT
  • Postsecondary Associate Professor
  • Postsecondary Professor