Doctor - Business Administration: Industrial/Organizational Psychology

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The Doctor of Business Administration program in Industrial/Organizational Psychology at Northcentral University is designed help you develop your organizational leadership and development skills. You'll also have the chance to study human behavior in business environments. Read on to find out more about this program now.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

The online Doctor of Business Administration program in Industrial/Organizational Psychology at Northcentral University is designed to explore workplace behavior and methods for leading employees. You'll have the opportunity to learn to manage turnover, increase production and efficiency, and motivate personnel. Courses are designed to examine a variety of relevant topics, including professional ethics, business research, consulting, and data analysis. You will be asked to successfully complete an examination course and write an acceptable dissertation in order to demonstrate your knowledge and abilities. You must maintain a GPA of 3.0 to graduate.

What Are the Prerequisites?

If you want to apply to this program, you should have a master's degree from an accredited institution. You should have an excellent mind for organization and business, and a firm understanding of how to function in a leadership role. You should also be willing to work with groups and individuals.

What Are the Course Requirements?

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

Courses for a Doctor of Business Administration in Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Course NumberCourse Title
Required Foundational Courses
BTM7101-8 Foundations 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
IOP8400-8 Industrial/Organizational Psychology
IOP8404-8 Consulting in Business, Education and Health
MGT7006-8 Organizational Behavior
MGT7022-8 Organizational Development
Select 1 course from the following:
MGT7110-8 Leadership in Organizations
MGT7014-8 Business and Management Consulting
HRM7008-8 Legal Issues in Human Resources Management
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

Upon completion of this program, you could be able to pursue additional responsibilities related to your a current position. In addition, you could seek opportunities with large companies as well as small ones, while working with individuals as well as in groups. You could be able to use your communication and analytical skills to help numerous types of businesses and organizations achieve enhanced efficiency and operation.

Possible career paths include but are not limited to:

  • Human Resources Manager
  • Industrial Business Administrator
  • Business Consultant
  • Small Business Owner
  • Business Organization Specialist