PhD - Business Administration: Management of Engineering & Technology

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The Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration porogram with a specialization in Management of Engineering & Technology at Northcentral University is designed to help you gain the talents and knowledge needed to seek out a career in business. Read on to find out more about this program now.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

The Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration program with a specialization in Management of Engineering & Technology at Northcentral University will expand your previous knowledge of business and engineering subjects. Courses will explore effective research methods as you apply learned skills to real world situations and problems. You will be given the opportunity to choose from a number of electives to help you focus more on areas that you find particularly interesting or valuable to your career aspirations. In order to graduate from the program, you will be asked to pass a comprehensive exam, complete research courses, and write and defend an acceptable doctoral dissertation.

What Are the Prerequisites?

When you apply to this program, you should already have a strong educational background in business and have a great mind for numbers and logic. You should want to focus your skills on management and technology, including leadership and organization. You will be 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 60 credit hours. Of those credit hours, 12 will be from foundational courses, 15 will be from specialization courses, 18 will be from research courses, three will be from a comprehensive examination course, and the final 12 will be from dissertation courses.

Courses for a Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration with a specialization in Management of Engineering & Technology

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
BTM8104-8 Statistics I
Specialization Courses
Select 5 courses from the following:
MET7000-8 Fundamentals of Productivity
MET7002-8 Applications of Systems Theory
MET7003-8 Applications of Decision Theory
MET7006-8 Operations Research
MET7015-8 The Impact and Process Optimization of Technology
MET7020-8 Strategic Technology Management
MET7029-8 Enterprise Project Management
Research Courses
BTM8102-8 Business Research Methodology
BTM8103-8 Research Design
BTM8108-8 Qualitative Research Design
BTM8107-8 Statistics II
BTM8106-8 Quantitative Research Design
BTM8109-8 Planning Dissertation Research in Business
Examination Course
CMP9500B Doctoral Comprehensive Examination - Business (PhD)
Dissertation Courses
DIS9501B Doctoral Dissertation Research I
DIS9502B Doctoral Dissertation Research II
DIS9503B Doctoral Dissertation Research III
DIS9504B Doctoral Dissertation Research IV

What Could I Do After Graduation?

Career Opportunities

After you complete this program, you may be able to find work in a variety of different environments and at a variety of different levels. You could work directly with people as a leader or manager, more with a team, or perhaps even on your own with technology and paperwork.

Possible career paths include but are not limited to:

  • Business Manager
  • Business Administrator
  • Entrepreneur
  • Human Resources
  • Engineer
  • IT Specialist