The Online Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) through Anaheim University’s Akio Morita School of Business allows working professionals to obtain a DBA degree while working full time no matter where they reside. Experience the following AU advantages:

 

Benefits

  • Enjoy a highly interactive online program as you connect with your professor and classmates in two 90-minute live online webcam seminars per course and daily discussion forum
  • Learn from expert guest speakers and highly-qualified professors, who hold doctoral degrees and have extensive experience in various fields of business
  • Receive the Doctor of Business Administration degree through the flexibility of online learning
  • Network with individuals from around the world, providing a rich and culturally diverse environment in which to study.
  • Earn your Doctoral degree in approximately 3 years while working full-time

 

Features:

  • 6 foundation courses + 4 courses in chosen area of concentration + 2 elective courses + Dissertation
  • Accelerated learning – courses are six weeks long
  • Live online webcam seminars twice during each course
  • New terms begin every 6 weeks
  • Complete a dissertation that explores an existing issue and provides the opportunity to display mastery of the theory and concepts covered in your course of study
  • Total duration = Approximately 3 years

 

Curriculum

Anaheim University’s Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree program is comprised of 60 graduate credit hours beyond a completed MBA. Students must complete 6 foundation courses in business administration and research, 4 courses in their chosen area of concentration (Management, International Business, Global Sustainable Management, or Entrepreneurship), 2 elective courses, a qualifying exam and a comprehensive exam in order to advance to the dissertation phase of the program which consists of 2 dissertation studies courses and a dissertation. Each course in the DBA program is 3 credit hours, with the exception of the final dissertation course.

 

Doctor Of Business Administration Core Courses

  • Foundation Courses(3 credits each)
  • Introduction to Doctor of Business Administration Studies
  • Global Management Consulting
  • Applied Research Methods - Qualitative & Quantitative
  • Business Analytics
  • Leadership in Global and Multicultural Organizations
  • International Supply Chain Management
Qualifying Exam

Choose one of four areas of concentration

I. Management

Specialized Courses (3 credits each)

  • Organizational Development and Change Management
  • Human Resource Management Science
  • Ethics in Business and Management
  • International Business Law and Practice

II. International Business

Specialized Courses (3 credits each)

  • International Financial Management
  • Ethics in Business and Management
  • International Business Law and Practice
  • Seminar in International Business
 

III. Global Sustainable Management

Specialized Courses (3 credits each)

  • Sustainable Lifecycle Management
  • Sustainable Project Management
  • Sustainable Accounting Management
  • Seminar in Global Business Sustainability

IV. Entrepreneurship

Specialized Courses (3 credits each)

  • Creative Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurial Funding
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Organizational Change and Development

Elective Courses

  • Choose 2 elective courses (1 in each of 2 of the other 3 concentrations)
Comprehensive Exam

Doctoral Dissertation Studies

  • Writing the Doctoral Dissertation Proposal (3 credits)
  • Doctoral Dissertation Mentoring and Literature Search(3 credits)
  • Doctoral Dissertation Completion(18 credits)

 

Work Full Time & Study Online

The AU Doctor of Business Administration degree program allows you to study online while working full time and fulfilling your personal responsibilities. This provides you with the opportunity to apply what you learn today in the workplace tomorrow. The courses are taught 100% online.