DBA in Management

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Grand Canyon University's DBA - Management program gives you a chance to learn about business theory. Read more about Grand Canyon University's DBA - Management program here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

The DBA - Management program at Grand Canyon University is available online and gives you a chance to learn how to create new business field knowledge. This program is designed to teach you about management theory, contemporary marketing issues, analyzing existing research, microeconomic principles, organizational design, intellectual capital, financial management issues, stakeholder relationships, and competitive advantage. You will complete two residency courses that focus on academic research skill development and presenting scholarly work. You also complete your dissertation during three courses.

What are the Prerequisites?

You should be interested in increasing your knowledge of business and holding management positions before you enroll in the DBA - Management program at Grand Canyon University. Applicants must have earned a master's degree. Some programs may have additional requirements.

What are the Course Requirements?

You must complete 60 credits in order to earn Grand Canyon University's DBA - Management. You will take 20 courses that are each worth three credits.

Business Administration - Management Course Requirements

Course CodeCourse Name
RES 811 Introduction to Advanced Graduate Studies and Scholarship
RES 861 Analysis of Existing Research
RES 865 Research Design and Methods
RES 871 Developing the Formal Proposal
DBA 805 Management Theory in a Global Economy
DBA 810 Contemporary Issues in Marketing
DBA 815 Economics for Business Decisions
DBA 820 Emerging Issues in Financial Management
DBA 825 Creating Sustainable Competitive Advantage
DBA 830 Statistics for Business Research
DBA 955 Dissertation I
DBA 960 Dissertation II
DBA 965 Dissertation III
MGT 805 Designing Organizational Structures
MGT 810 Intellectual Capital in Learning Organization
MGT 815 Managing Stakeholder Relationships
MGT 820 Using Business Analytics for Competitive Advantage
RSD 851 Residency: Dissertation
RSD 881 Residency: Presentation of Progress or Results
LDR 805 Innovation: The Last Frontier of Competitive Advantage

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

After you complete Grand Canyon University's DBA - Management program you could pursue management positions in the business field. You might also be able to seek teaching or administrative positions in higher education.

Positions you could be interested in include:

  • Chief executive officer
  • Chief financial officer
  • Chief operating officer
  • Controller
  • Dean of business
  • Executive
  • Operations manager
  • Researcher
  • University administrator
  • University professor