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Doctor of Business Administration


Stand out as an innovator and leader with an online Doctor of Business Administration (DBA), Leadership from Capella. You’ll learn business theory and practice from experienced scholar-practitioners as you gain hands-on experience in motivating others. This program features a doctoral research project to help you develop solutions to real-world problems within your organization. Advance your leadership abilities to address the local, national, and global business challenges of today.

Energizing residencies

Network with faculty and peers during two residencies that enable you to develop knowledge and gain access to resources that will be valuable during your DBA program and beyond.

Research mentor

For your culminating doctoral applied business research project, you’ll be paired with a knowledgeable mentor to help you along the way.

Put your research to work

Apply strategic business solutions to actively solve business challenges or maximize opportunities that impact today’s organizations.

Classes start May 10

Use the code WINTER to waive the $50 application fee

At a Glance

  • Online
  • 8 Core courses
  • 4 Specialized courses
  • 12 max transfer credits
  • 1 Capstone
  • 2 Residencies
  • ACBSP accredited

Reduce your tuition by $20,000

Enroll in a qualified program and apply for a $20K Capella Progress Reward, a scholarship to help fund your doctoral degree.