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DBA in Strategy and Innovation
Doctor of Business Administration

Ready to design and execute strategies that stand up in today’s business world? Within the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) Strategy and Innovation specialization, you’ll do just that. Design projects and learn how visionary leaders use strategic and innovative methods to transform their organizational landscapes.

You’ll examine how company leaders increase their organization’s agility, opportunities and competitive advantages, and study current topics, including strategic digital transformation, and managing innovation, design and creativity. You’ll also analyze scholarly and practitioner literature and emerging trends in the fields of strategy and innovation. 

Industry-inspired curriculum

The Doctor of Business Administration curriculum is based on input and advice from industry leaders and in consultation with the Capella School of Business, Technology, and Health Administration Advisory Board.

Integrated capstone

You’ll begin your capstone early in the program with the guidance of faculty mentors, building real-world knowledge you can apply in today’s business and management settings.

Support along the way

Start and advance through your doctoral journey with support from faculty and academic coaches.

Classes start June 3

Apply today with no application fee.

At a glance

  • Online
  • FlexPath available
  • 8 Core courses
  • 5 Specialization courses
  • Capstone
  • 24 Max transfer credits

With Capella Tuition Cap, you won't pay more than $45,000* in tuition costs for your degree.

*Eligibility rules and exclusions apply. Connect with us for details.

What can you do with a DBA in Strategy and Innovation degree?

Your education can help you reach your professional and personal goals. While Capella cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific career outcome, such as a job title, promotion, or salary increase, we encourage you to explore potential jobs and employment settings. Here are some ideas and examples for a graduate with a Doctor of Business Administration in Strategy and Innovation.

Related job titles to explore*

  • Business operations manager
  • Director of regulatory affairs
  • Executive director
  • Innovation manager
  • Marketing manager
  • Product manager
  • Program manager
  • Regional account executive

Employment settings to explore*

  • Administrative management and general management consulting services
  • Colleges, universities and professional schools
  • Commercial banking
  • Direct health and medical insurance carriers
  • Executive offices
  • Wholesale trade agents and brokers

*These are examples intended to serve as a general guide. Some positions may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure, certifications and/or other designations along with a degree. Because many factors determine what position an individual may attain, Capella cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific job title, a promotion, salary increase or other career outcome. We encourage you to research requirements for your job target and career goals.