Doctorate of Business Administration in Global Business and Leadership

Have a passion for business and a desire to work alongside business professionals around the world?


California Intercontinental University’s online Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) in Global Business and Leadership program provides individuals with the skills they need to pursue new career opportunities in business administration and leadership on a regional, national, or global scale. Our graduates are equipped with the skills and education needed to pursue new career opportunities in a variety of industries. Ready to begin the journey to your dream career? Start here!


What can I do with a Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) in Global Business and Leadership degree?


CIU’s online DBA in Global Business and Leadership program is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue a career in business leadership or management, entrepreneurship, and more. Courses are intended to help transform mature learners into leaders through the ability to analyze and interpret data, think strategically, and communicate effectively in person and via digital communication platforms. The program is ideal for individuals seeking careers in:

  • Business management

  • Venture analysis

  • Business relations management

  • Business development consulting

  • Business broker/owner

  • Business banker

Students pursuing this specialization will focus on a variety of topics related to business administration and leadership, including:

  • New venture research and creation

  • International entrepreneurship

  • Strategic and business entrepreneurship

  • Economic principles of entrepreneurship

Individuals with the inclination and aspiration for leadership and new business ventures who are ready for a business management and consulting career will also receive more credibility and recognition from the marketplace with a DBA degree.

Online DBA Program Admission Requirements


  1. Masters or 30 Graduate Credits

  2. Curriculum Vitae / Professional Resume

  3. Application for Admission

Online DBA Program Course Schedule


Course Number Course Name Credits
Semester 1
GRC 600 Doctoral Academic Study and Writing 3
GRC 605 Business Research Methodology and Quantitative Statistics 3
ECO 615 Global Economy 3
Semester 2
MGT 616 Organizational Change and Development in Management Systems 3
MGT 626 Managing Innovation Integrating Technology 3
MKT 645 Marketing Research in Consumer Behavior 3
Semester 3
FIN 605 Global Business Finance 3
MKT 640 E-Commerce Models and Applications 3
MGT 635 Merger and Acquisition: Due Diligence Report 3
Semester 4
MGT 645 Strategic Management: A Global Approach 3
MGT 610 Mastering Leadership: Theories and Concepts 3
MGT 618 International Business 3
Semester 5
MGT 620 Risk Management 3
DBA-CCA Comprehensive Competency Assessment 0
MGT 630 Business Logistics 3
MGT 650 Project Management 3
Semester 6
GRC 641 Dissertation Introduction 3
GRC 642 Dissertation Literature Review 3
GRC 643 Dissertation Methodology 3
Semester 7
GRC 644 Dissertation Results and Findings 3
Dissertation Conclusions and Recommendations
GRC 645 Dissertation Presentation and Oral Defense 3
Total Credits 60

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Description Fee
Doctorate Degree Tuition Per Credit $495
Total Cost Per Course Including E-Books $1,580
Total Program Cost $32,675


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