The Capella University Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program will help you find your niche in businesses and management. With a doctoral degree, you can help provide meaningful contributions and experiences as a leader, consultant, or counselor. The heart of the DBA is applied research, a methodology used to solve a specific, practical problem of an individual or group. The study and research can be used in industries like business, medicine, and education to help solve real-world problems.
Showcase your ability to develop solutions through the completion of a doctoral applied business research project.
For your culminating doctoral business research project, you’ll be paired with an experienced mentor to help grow your knowledge.
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, and lodging.
You have career aspirations; we have programs to help you meet them. A Capella online DBA can put you on a direct path to meet your goals.
Gain real-life practice through completion of a doctoral business research project, providing a portfolio of your skills.
Your course sequence allows flexibility to structure your program to
accommodate your needs.
You may be able to save time and money by transferring credits from regionally accredited or internationally recognized institutions.
Two energizing residencies provide knowledge and skills that will be valuable during your DBA studies and beyond.
Advisors, faculty, and mentors will be available to guide and assist your progress through the program.
We’ll help you organize your work into five manageable segments, helping you stay on track with your goals.
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.
Learn more about admissions requirements, costs, and courses for your specialization.
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