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DBA Program Curriculum

Year 1

Fall Courses – 3 Credit hours per course

  • DBA 701 (Current Research Issues in Business and Economic Development)
  • DBA 710 (Business Research Design and Methods)
  • DBA 711 (Quantitative Methods I: Applied Business Statistics I)

Spring Courses – 3 Credit hours per course

  • DBA 702 (Current Research Issues in Business Innovation)
  • DBA 712 (Quantitative Methods II: Applied Business Statistics II)
  • DBA 720/730/740 (Research Seminar – concentration area)
    • DBA 720 (Research Seminar in Managerial Accounting)
    • DBA 730 (Research Seminar in Health Care Delivery)
    • DBA 740 (Research Seminar in Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior)

Summer Courses – 3 Credit hours per course

  • DBA 703 (Current Research Issues in Business Technology)
  • DBA 721/731/741 (Research Seminar – concentration area)
    • DBA 721 (Research Seminar in Auditing)
    • DBA 731 (Research Seminar in Managerial Epidemiology)
    • DBA 741 (Research Seminar in Operations, Business Models, and Strategic Management)

Year 2

Fall Courses – 3 Credit hours per course

  • DBA 704 (Current Research in Global and International Business)
  • DBA 713 (Quantitative Methods III: Advanced Business Statistics)
  • DBA 722/732/742 (Research Seminar – concentration area)
    • DBA 722 (Research Seminar in Financial Accounting)
    • DBA 732 (Research Seminar in Health Care Information Management)
    • DBA 742 (Research Seminar in Entrepreneurship, Small Business, and Family Firms)

Spring Courses – 3 Credit hours per course

  • DBA 705 (Pedagogy in Business Schools)
  • DBA 714 (Qualitative Methods in Business Research)
  • DBA 790 (Dissertation Design – can be repeated)

Summer Course – 6 Credit hours

  • DBA 790 (Dissertation Design – can be repeated)

Year 3

Fall Course – 9 Credit hours

  • DBA 791 (Dissertation – can be repeated)

Spring Course – 9 Credit hours

  • DBA 791 (Dissertation – can be repeated)

Total Credit hours – 66

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