Doctorate of Business Administration

Pursue the career you want, when you want, where you want with CIU’s online DBA program.


California Intercontinental University’s online Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) program offers the flexibility you desire to pursue your career goals with an advanced degree that can help you advance in your current career or create new career opportunities. Our graduates have used their knowledge and education to further their careers, joined Fortune 500 companies, and successfully created their own businesses. What will you do with an advanced business degree that allows you to create your own career path?


Who is CIU’s online Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) program for?


CIU’s DBA program is idea for business executives, professors, entrepreneurs, consultants, and others seeking to increase their professional skill set and knowledge of business principles. Upon graduating from CIU with a DBA, individuals may be qualified to pursue executive positions and to manage large teams in the workplace, to pursue entrepreneurial opportunities to create their own businesses, or to work in an academic capacity as professors. 

Online DBA Program Admission Requirements


  1. Masters or Bachelors Degree

  2. Curriculum Vitae / Professional Resume

  3. Application for Admission

Online DBA Program Course Schedule


Course NumberCourse NameCredits
Semester 1  
GRC 600Doctoral Academic Study and Writing3
GRC 605Business Research Methodology and Quantitative Statistics3
ECO 615Global Economy3
Semester 2  
MGT 616Organizational Change and Development in Management Systems3
MGT 626Managing Innovation Integrating Technology3
MKT 645Marketing Research in Consumer Behavior3
Semester 3  
FIN 605Global Business Finance3
MKT 640E-Commerce Models and Applications3
MGT 635Merger and Acquisition: Due Diligence Report3
Semester 4  
MGT 645Strategic Management: A Global Approach3
Elective 1Choose from the list of specialization courses3
Elective 2Choose from the list of specialization courses3
Semester 5  
Elective 3Choose from the list of specialization courses3
DBA-CCAComprehensive Competency Assessment0
Elective 4Choose from the list of specialization courses3
Elective 5Choose from the list of specialization courses3
Semester 6  
GRC 641Dissertation Introduction3
GRC 642Dissertation Literature Review3
GRC 643Dissertation Methodology3
Semester 7  
GRC 644Dissertation Results and Findings3
 Dissertation Conclusions and Recommendations 
GRC 645Dissertation Presentation and Oral Defense3
 Total Credits60

Know exactly how much your program will cost without having to worry about the extra cost of buying books.  Our simple, affordable tuition is all-inclusive.


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


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