Capella University's online Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) in Supply Chain Management program prepares you to lead global operations. This program, which reflects the major knowledge areas of leading professional organizations, emphasizes global environment assessment, supply-chain management strategy and functions, demand forecasting, and global logistics.
You'll also have the opportunity to participate in Capella's international learning experience. This optional trip is designed to provide multinational networking opportunities, increased cultural literacy, and a global perspective.
Online courseroom discussions, specially designed networking sites, and face-to-face weekend residencies provide ongoing opportunities to build professional relationships and share knowledge with other business leaders around the country. A prescribed course sequence, built-in dissertation milestones, and supportive mentoring create a clear path toward completing the program in 3 years.
Capella and The Wall Street Journal: A collaboration that works for you
Capella University has teamed with The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) to offer business students full digital access* to the most timely, relevant business news, enhancing your academic experience and giving you a competitive edge in your career.
As one of the many ways we support the business learning experience, the annual Capella Business Leader Award, sponsored by The Wall Street Journal, offers three eligible business students the chance to visit the epicenter of U.S. business. The 2015 award recipients will travel to New York City to visit WSJ headquarters, meet with Dow Jones Talent Development leaders, ring the bell on the NASDAQ, and much more!
*To be eligible for full digital access to WSJ.com, students must have successfully completed their first course and be currently enrolled.
At Capella, we are deeply grateful to our servicemen and women, veterans, and their families for their commitment and sacrifice. We’ve been recognized as a Yellow Ribbon Organization by the Minnesota National Guard and Minnesota’s governor for outstanding support of our military.
In honor of your commitment and service to our country, Capella offers valuable military benefits.
- Flexible leave-of-absence policy to accommodate the unique challenges of your or your spouse's duty obligations.
- Unlimited, full participation in the VA Yellow Ribbon program, which covers Capella tuition for eligible service members and veterans.
- 10-15% tuition discounts for service members and veterans. Capella is proud to also extend this discount to the spouses and dependents of active duty service members.
With your DBA in Global Operations and Supply Chain Management from Capella, you'll learn to integrate and apply theory and scholarly research, apply and communicate strategic approaches, and develop and apply critical thinking to manage inventory and coordinate materials and operations. Additionally, you'll be able to integrate sourcing, just in-time, and efficient management approaches to supply chain operations as well as develop expertise to manage relationships and accountabilities across a global supply chain. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.
View full learning and career outcomes report for this program at CapellaResults.com.
Common jobs with an online DBA in Global Operations and Supply Chain Management include chief operations officer, operations director or vice president, supply chain director or vice president, purchasing/procurement director or vice president, consultant or faculty member. Potential workplaces include corporation, manufacturing, land-based or online college or university, government agency or consulting firm.