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 Courses
BTM 7101 Doctoral Studies in Business
SKS 7001Doctoral Comprehensive Strategic Knowledge Studies - Eval Track Students
BTM 7300 Scholarly Literature Review
MGT 7019 Ethics in Business
BTM-7104 Statistics I
BTM 7303 Research Methods
BTM 7103 Research Design
BTM 7106
Quantitative Research Design

Qualitative Research Design
BTM 7109 Planning Dissertation Research in Business
CMP 9600B DBA Portfolio
Specialization Courses
Select five courses from the following:
FIN 7012 Advanced Corporate Finance
FIN 7013Investment Portfolio Analysis
FIN 7014Managing Financial Institutions
FIN 7015Advanced Financial Statement Analysis
FIN 7016Financial Management for International Business
FIN 7018Accounting and Control for Nonprofit Organizations
Dissertation Courses
DIS 9901A Components of the Dissertation
DIS 9902A The Dissertation Proposal
DIS 9903A Institutional Review Board (IRB) and Data Collection
DIS 9904A The Dissertation Manuscript and Defense

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