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DBA in Organizational Leadership and Development
Doctor of Business Administration

Create your own leadership style when you earn your Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) and specialize in Organizational Leadership and Development. You’ll cultivate skills to inspire, motivate and mobilize your workplace, and gain the knowledge you need transform your organization.

In this specialization, you’ll analyze scholarly and practitioner literature and emerging trends in the leadership and human resources fields. You’ll also design projects that improve organizational effectiveness and study current topics, including leadership theory and practices, high-performance leadership and positive change models.

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 February 7

Use the code WINTER to waive the $50 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 apply. Connect with us for details. Books and supplies and other fees apply.