Capella University's online Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) in IT Management program prepares you to advance in information-technology management. With a focus on diverse organizational and global contexts, this DBA program explores emerging trends and multidisciplinary research to advance your practice of IT management.
You'll also have the opportunity to participate in Capella's international experience. This optional trip is designed to provide multinational networking, increased cultural literacy and global operations learning experience.
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.
Recognized, credible learning
This specialization is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP). Learn more about our accreditations.
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.
The annual Capella Business Leader Award, sponsored by WSJ, helps inspire our students to reach their potential. Each year, three eligible business students are recognized as business leaders and given the opportunity to visit Wall Street, the epicenter of U.S. business. The 2016 award recipients will travel to New York City to visit WSJ headquarters, meet with Dow Jones Talent Development leaders, 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.
With your DBA in IT Management from Capella, you'll learn to exhibit proficiency in academic research, writing, and critical thinking skills as well as synthesize emerging trends, technological influences, and research to advance the theory or practice of global information technology management. Additionally, you'll be able to synthesize multidisciplinary research and evolving practices, foster an organizational culture that supports technological innovation within the context of changing business needs, and evaluate ethical frameworks, including the organization's global citizenship, and legal requirements that guide information technology management. 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 Information Technology Management include chief information officer (CIO), chief technology officer (CTO), vice president of information technology, IT strategy and management consultant, technology program director or faculty member. Potential workplaces include: corporation, consulting firm, community college, land-based or online university, government agency or nonprofit organization.