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Assess the information needs for a business decision situation and
identify and access the appropriate sources.
Integrate internal and external data needed to support evidence-based
Analyze information gathered for decision support using the
appropriate quantitative and qualitative research techniques.
Demonstrate approaches to the presentation of decision support
information that are both ethical and effective.
With over 25 years of experience in online doctoral education, we understand the unique needs of doctoral students, and have designed our programs to meet those needs. We've structured our programs to help you reach your goals and obtain critical skills—with our expert faculty, support teams, and online resources to help guide you every step of the way.
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Showcase your ability to develop solutions for organizations through
the completion of a doctoral applied business research project.
For your culminating doctoral applied business research project,
you’ll be paired with a knowledgeable mentor to help you along the
Your $4,850 flat quarterly tuition rate includes the cost of courses and required residencies.*
*Quoted price does not include $175/quarter resource kit fee.
Quoted cost includes residency tuition, but not travel costs, meals,
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The DBA in Business Intelligence curriculum emphasizes internal and external sources of information; techniques for identifying, gathering, managing, analyzing, and integrating organizational information used to make evidence-based decisions; data presentation tools and strategies; and ethical considerations associated with data acquisition and use.
Becoming a Business Researcher
Learners in this course explore the role of the researcher, the
purpose for applied business research, and its benefits to the
business community. Learners are introduced to the methods and ethical
and business responsibilities of engaging in applied business
research. Learners also examine the process of translating business
problems, opportunities, or challenges into researchable projects that
result in practical solutions grounded in scholarly thinking.
For DBA learners only. Prerequisite(s): DB8002. Cannot be
fulfilled by transfer.
|6 quarter credits|
Business Intelligence, Analytics, and Decision Support
Learners in this course study managerial decision-making and its
computerized support, including the various frameworks for decision
support. Learners examine the need for business analytics in modern
enterprise and acquire and develop their knowledge of the foundations
and key issues associated with managerial decision-making. Learners
also gain an understanding of the major categories and applications of
business analytics, including analytics, decision support systems, and
Cannot be fulfilled by transfer.
|4 quarter credits|
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Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our doctoral degree in business intelligence.
*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.
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