Doctor - Business Administration: Management

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The Doctor of Business Administration program with a specialization in Management at Northcentral University provides an opportunity for you to build on your strong business background and sharpen valuable leadership skills that you could utilize in future careers. Read on to find out more about this program.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

The Doctor of Business Administration program with a specialization in Management at Northcentral University is designed to help you further develop your existing business knowledge and skills. You may be able to take classes that focus on polishing skills in leadership, organization and research. You will also have the opportunity to choose from a variety of electives in addition to your foundation and research courses, so as to better focus on areas in which you have particular talents or interest. You will also have to take a series of dissertation classes before you complete the course. You will be required to pass all your courses with at least a B average.

What Are the Prerequisites?

If you are interested in applying for this program, you should have keen organizational and leadership skills that you wish to improve. You should also have a knack for working with people and conducting yourself in a professional and authoritative way when the occasion calls for it. You are required to have a master's degree prior to applying to this program at Northcentral University.

What Are the Course Requirements?

To graduate from this program you will be required to complete 54 credit hours. Of those credit hours, 27 will be from foundational courses, 15 will be from specialization courses, and 12 from dissertation courses.

Courses for a Doctor of Business Administration in Management

Course NumberCourse Title
Required Courses
BTM 7101 Doctoral Studies in Business
BTM 7300 Scholarly Literature Review
MGT 7019 Ethics in Business
BTM-7104 Statistics I
BTM 7303 Research Methods
BTM 7103 Research Design
BTM 7106
or
BTM-7108
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:
MGT 7000 Business Organization and Management
MGT 7002Marketing Management
MGT 7006Advanced Topics in Organizational Behavior
MGT 7013Entrepreneurship
MGT 7016Managing Change
MGT 7022Advanced Topics in Organizational Development
MGT 7027Legal Implications in Management
MGT 7029Strategic Leadership
MGT 7110Leadership in 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 Graduation?

Career Opportunities

Upon completing this program, you could pursue a career path of your choosing. By using the skills developed in this program, you could be able to apply for jobs working directly with people in a leadership role, with a team or individually. You could be able to find work in a variety of environments and on a variety of levels.

Possible career paths include, but are not limited to:

  • Manager
  • Team Leader
  • Human Resources
  • Public Relations
  • Business Administrator
  • Entrepreneur
  • Small Business Owner