Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)
in Financial Management
NO GROUP WORK
100% ONLINE LEARNING
Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) in Financial Management
Successful financial management is essential to the growth and stability of any organization. These skills allow you to analyze the financial health of institutions, businesses, and nonprofits, helping them improve performance, increase profitability, and achieve their goals. For this reason, jobs in financial management are expected to grow faster than average with higher than average salaries over the next decade.
This doctoral specialization concentrates on research and development analyses used to manage and allocate financial resources and develop effective strategic planning for projection and ROI issues. You’ll analyze financial and non-financial organizations—from private to public to corporate. In addition to core business studies and dissertation research instruction, the coursework focuses on international financial issues, investment analysis, managing financial institutions, and accounting for profit and nonprofit
A conferred master’s degree from a regionally or nationally accredited academic institution. In addition to this general requirement, applicants have two options for entering the doctoral program in the School of Business:
1. Direct Entry – You may immediately begin the doctoral program through the DBA or PhD track with a previously completed master’s degree in one of the following:
- A generalized business area, such as business management or business administration
- A specialized business area (Master of Finance, Master of Human Resources Management, etc.) AND an undergraduate degree in business
- A master’s in any field AND an undergraduate degree in business
For the Doctor of Business Administration in Financial Management specialization, you must complete a minimum of 48 credit hours (16 courses), including four specialization courses. The estimated time needed to complete this certificate is 64 months.
Select 4 courses from the following:
Students earning the Doctor of Business Administration in Financial Management specialization will learn to:
- Develop business methods and concepts based on practical application of current theories
- Defend theories, applications, and perspectives related to business to diverse audiences
- Construct socially responsible and ethical business strategies
- Evaluate the relationship between the global environment and business decisions
- Formulate solutions to practical business problems based on original research
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