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.
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 $4,800 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,
Our original learning format offers extra structure for those who
want it. We'll set the schedule, you meet the deadlines.
Speak with an enrollment counselor to get a personalized cost estimate for what you can expect to pay.
At Capella, we believe your education is an investment in your future. It’s also an investment within your grasp. Your goals are achievable—there are more ways to save than you might think.
Capella scholarships, available for qualifying students, aren't
need-based and never have to be repaid.
We can accept many transfer credits from regionally accredited
Active-duty military service members, their spouses, and veterans
could be eligible for a discount.
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.
|Course Number||Course Title|
|DB8008||Becoming a Business Researcher|
|DB8210||Business Intelligence, Analytics, and Decision Support|
|DB8212||Data Warehousing and Descriptive Analytics|
|DB8214||Data Mining and Predictive Analytics|
|DB8216||Data Modeling and Prescriptive Analytics|
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Our distinguished faculty members hold top credentials in their
fields. They’re here to teach the knowledge and skills you’ll need,
A doctoral degree takes special effort. It's why we offer expert
support at every step to keep you moving forward toward your
Two doctoral programs focused on business. What are the differences,
and which one is right for you?
Shawna Thayer discusses her educational and career path in data
strategy and analytics.
Capella students have the opportunity to join Delta Mu Delta, an
international honor society.
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.