Doctor - Business Administration: Financial Management

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The Doctor of Business Administration program in Financial Management at Northcentral University is designed to allow you to study topics in business analysis, accounting, financial management, and resource allocation online. Read on to find out more about this online doctoral degree program.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

The online Doctor of Business Administration program in Financial Management at Northcentral University is designed to provide you with the chance to improve your skills in dealing with organizational money and making financial decisions in business environments. Courses will address budgeting, forecasting, investing, and risk analysis. In addition, you'll have the chance to learn about global financing and foreign exchange markets as well as study practices in nonprofit and government accounting. Prior to program completion, you will be required to complete dissertation work that will give you the chance to contribute original problem-solving business strategies.

What Are the Prerequisites?

If you're interested in applying to this program, you should have a good mind for numbers and organization. You should enjoy working with money and finding creative ways to solve problems. You will be required to have a master's degree from an accredited institution before applying to this Northcentral University program.

What Are the Course Requirements?

To graduate from this program you will be required to complete 54 credit hours. Of those credit hours, 12 of them will be from foundational courses, 12 will be from research courses, 15 will be from specialization courses, three will be from an examination course, and 12 will be from dissertation courses.

Courses for a Doctor of Business Administration in Financial Management

Course NumberCourse Title
Required Foundational Courses
BTM7101-8Foundations for Doctoral Study in Business
MGT7019-8 Ethics in Business
SKS7000-8 Doctoral Comprehensive Strategic Knowledge Studies
BTM7104-8 Statistics I
Research Courses
BTM7102-8 Business Research Methodology
BTM7103-8 Research Design
BTM7106-8 Quantitative Research Design
BTM7109-8 Planning Dissertation Research in Business
Specialization Courses
Select 5 courses from the following:
FIN7012-8 Corporate Finance
FIN7013-8 Investment Portfolio Analysis
FIN7014-8 Managing Financial Institutions
FIN7015-8 Advanced Financial Statement Analysis
FIN7016-8 Financial Management for International Business
FIN7018-8 Accounting and Control for Nonprofit Organizations
Examination Course
CMP9400B Doctoral Comprehensive Examination - Business (DBA)
Dissertation Courses
DIS9401B Doctoral Dissertation Research I
DIS9402B Doctoral Dissertation Research II
DIS9403B Doctoral Dissertation Research III
DIS9404B Doctoral Dissertation Research IV

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

Once you complete this Northcentral University program, you could be able to seek careers that allow you to use your practical or research skills in finance and business. You could seek opportunities with business corporations, financial institutions, colleges and universities, philanthropic organizations, or government agencies.

Depending on your experience, you could be able to pursue the following positions:

  • Business Investment Manager
  • Small Business Owner
  • Business Finance Manager
  • Budget Analyst
  • Business Professor