The Doctor of Business Administration degree program (DBA) is designed to facilitate the continuing development of professionals as innovative leaders who wish to build upon master's-level core skills and knowledge. The DBA enables students to develop a higher level of competence in conducting applied research and in the comprehension of theoretical and applied literature in a chosen business discipline. The DBA helps students to develop critical knowledge and skills that will enhance their success in service to their profession and community; in future professional development; and in attaining credentials and skills that are essential to business consulting, management, and academia.
Students will achieve an advanced level of skills and knowledge in key business functions. Upon graduation the student will be able to:
Demonstrate advanced oral business communication skills by selecting appropriate communication tools and utilizing them in a highly effective, professional manner.
Demonstrate a high skill level in academic writing by properly utilizing information literacy and research methods, critically analyzing results, and expressing findings using clear, concise tools and writing styles and proper academic writing formats.
Demonstrate the ability to access, evaluate, and use information and information technologies to enhance the effective utilization and practice of business research.
Properly evaluate and apply high ethical and legal principles to guide professional behaviors and decision-making in business organizations.
Please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.