Doctorate of Business Administration in Healthcare Management and Leadership

Want to position yourself as a leader in healthcare management? Start with a DBA in Healthcare Management from an accredited university.

The healthcare industry is one of the fastest growing in the job market. How can healthcare professionals position themselves as industry experts and find job opportunities in healthcare leadership and management? A Doctorate in Business Administration in Healthcare Management and Leadership offers opportunity to receive the credibility and recognition you need to stand out from the crowd.


What does a Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) in Healthcare Leadership and Management from CIU include?


CIU’’s online DBA in Healthcare Leadership and Management program offers a flexible, affordable opportunity to gain the skills you need to land a career in healthcare leadership or management. Courses are designed to provide a comprehensive knowledge of the healthcare industry and management methods and include:

  • Strategies for healthcare leadership

  • Merger and acquisition techniques

  • Healthcare and the economy

  • Competency assessments

  • Managing healthcare risks

  • Marketing for healthcare professionals

  • Healthcare management systems

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
HCM 603 Strategies for Healthcare Leadership 3
HCM 612 Economic Evaluation and Healthcare: Merging Theory with Practice 3
Semester 5
HCM 620 Managing Risk in Healthcare: Perspective for Healthcare Leaders 3
DBA-CCA Comprehensive Competency Assessment 0
HCM 625 Healthcare Marketing: Tools and Techniques 3
HCM 630 Quality Management in Healthcare: A Systems Approach 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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