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Maximize your courseload—take 7 or more credits per quarter and pay just $4,850.*
Bolster the skills you’ve gained in your program coursework through intensive, onsite experiences with students and scholar-practitioner faculty.
Organize your work into manageable segments spread throughout your program so you can stay on track with your capstone project and academic goals.
Enroll in a qualified program, apply for a $20K scholarship, and meet the eligibility requirements.
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 way.
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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.
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 business intelligence. Cannot be fulfilled by transfer.
|4 quarter credits|
Data Warehousing and Descriptive Analytics
In this course, learners examine the role of descriptive analytics (DA) in solving business programs, including the basic definitions, concepts, and architectures of data warehousing as foundations for managerial decision support. Learners acquire and develop an understanding of the capabilities of business reporting and visualization as enablers of DA, as well as the foundations of the emerging field of visual analytics as applied to dashboards and scorecards in performance management. For DBA Business Intelligence learners only. Cannot be fulfilled by transfer.
|4 quarter credits|
Data Mining and Predictive Analytics
This course focuses on the role of predictive analytics and data mining in solving business problems. Learners explore the processes and methods for conducting data mining projects and study predictive modeling techniques, including artificial neural networks and support vector machines. Learners also examine the processes, methods, and applications of contemporary variations to data mining, such as text mining, Web mining, and text analytics. For DBA Business Intelligence learners only. Cannot be fulfilled by transfer.
|4 quarter credits|
Data Modeling and Prescriptive Analytics
Learners in this course study the applications of prescriptive analytics. Learners construct analytical models for selected decision problems, including linear programming and analytic hierarchical processing. Learners also formulate heuristic search methods and simulation models for decision support. For DBA Business Intelligence learners only. Cannot be fulfilled by transfer.
|4 quarter credits|
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Two doctoral programs focused on business. What are the differences, and which one is right for you?
Doctor of Business Administration program participants help advance their careers with terminal degrees.
Residency helps prepare doctoral candidates for comprehensive exams, and dissertation research and writing.
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.
**Educational and professional requirements for faculty positions vary widely by employer. Understanding your target employers’ particular requirements is key in deciding on a doctoral program.
While the business field offers a variety of career paths and focus areas, some of the more common paths include:
Analyze information gathered for decision-making using the appropriate quantitative and qualitative research techniques and apply data assets and analysis to help address business needs and problems.
Partner with key stakeholders to understand business intelligence requirements and provide leadership to business teams by empowering them with solutions to improve business performance and decision-making.
Provide advice and expertise to organizations in many sectors and help integrate internal and external data needed to support evidence-based decision-making.
Multiple factors, including prior experience, geography, and degree field, affect career outcomes, and Capella does not guarantee a job, promotion, salary increase, or other career growth.
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