Doctor - Business Administration: International Business

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The Doctor of Business Administration program in International Business at Northcentral University is designed to help you gain a better understanding of the sorts of skills that will be required of you in a business-related career working with other societies and cultures. Read on to find out more about this program now.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

The Doctor of Business Administration program in International Business at Northcentral University consists of courses meant to help you expand your knowledge and abilities in business leadership and communication. Courses cover basic business topics, such as ethics and planning, as well as more specialized topics, such as global marketing techniques. You will also be asked to choose five elective courses focused on aspects of international business. By the end of the program, you will be required to complete all coursework with at least a B average, pass a comprehensive examination and write a successful applied doctoral dissertation in order to graduate.

What Are the Prerequisites?

You should have a strong business sense as well as a knack for working with people if you wish to enter into to this program. Your educational background should have already covered business before you apply, and you should have a desire to learn about more international aspects of business. You will be required to have at least a master's degree prior to applying to this program at Northcentral University.

What Are the Course Requirements?

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

Courses for a Doctor of Business Administration in International Business

Course CodeCourse Name
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
Select 5 courses from the following:
IB7002-8 International Business Environments
IB7012-8 Global Economic Environment
IB7013-8 Global Marketing Environment
IB7014-8 Cultural Environment of Global Business
IB7016-8 International Business Strategic Management
IB7017-8 International Business Law & Environment
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 Graduation?

Career Opportunities

After you complete this program, you may have the opportunity to apply to a number of different business-related jobs. By using your intrapersonal skills and specialized international business knowledge, you could find work involving extensive travel, working with a variety of different cultures and societies, or maybe staying in one place working with only one or two businesses.

Possible career paths include, but are not limited to:

  • Business Administrator
  • Public Relations
  • Marketing Manager
  • Marketing Representative
  • Business Researcher
  • Human Resources