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Doctor of Business Administration

Online Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program

Affordable

$21,060 one year
$39,780 up to two years

Accelerated Degree

Earn your degree in as few as 12 months

*Up to 50% credit hrs - transfer available.

Convenient Start Dates

Start Dates: August 19, 2024
& September 24, 2024

Comprehensive Program

51 Credit Hours

Discover the Woods Difference
  • Five-week courses designed to help you graduate on your timeline.
  • Meet your lead faculty mentor within the first ten weeks.
  • Decide and follow a clear dissertation process and timeline.
  • Work with your faculty mentor right away on possible dissertation topics focused on your profession, industry, and interests.
  • Academic degree program created by expert faculty for executive-level professionals.
Dissertation: A Choice for Everyone
  • Work with your faculty mentor right away on possible dissertation topics focused on your profession, industry, and interests.
  • Choose your dissertation style based on your goals.

Dissertation for Professional Practice | Dissertation for Publication | Traditional Dissertation.

Earning a Doctorate in Business Administration

This degree combines the best of academic rigor and professional application.


The Ideal Student

Professionals choose this degree program for a variety of reasons including:

  • To transform themselves into dynamic problem-solvers and business leaders.
  • Distinguish them from colleagues and competitors
Academic vs. Professional Advanced Degree

Traditionally, a PhD leads to an academic career and is seen as adding to the body of knowledge while a DBA is more focused for working professionals who have practical experience in their field and wish to apply existing theories and knowledge to current business problems

Course List

Foundation Courses must be completed before dissertation courses. 

Foundation Courses 

  • Executive Ethics and Leadership
  • Advanced Organizational Behavior
  • Executive Decision-Making
  • Business Intelligence for Executives
  • Advanced Financial Management
  • Global Strategy
  • Applied Economics
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Strategic Human Resources
  • Innovation and Sustainability
  • Evidence Based Scholarship
  • Applied Research Methods
  • Exploration of Qualitative Research Methods
  • Quantitative Analysis

Dissertation Courses

  • Dissertation I
  • Dissertation II
  • Dissertation III
  • Dissertation Continuation (As needed 1 credit-hour course)


Admissions Information

Learn more about online admissions requirements, deadlines, tuition and financial aid available to you.