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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)

Summer Courses – 3 Credit hours per course

  • DBA 703 (Current Research Issues in Business Technology)
  • DBA 721/731/741 (Research Seminar – concentration area)

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)

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

https://catalog.marshall.edu/graduate/programs-az/business/business-administration-dba/

Program Costs

  • Tuition – $850 per credit hour
  • Financial Aid: Students are eligible for financial aid. If you have inquiries, please contact the Office of Student Financial Assistance, https://www.marshall.edu/graduate/costs-and-aid/financial-aid-and-loans/
  • All textbooks along with databases (WRDS/CRSP/AHA) are included with the cost of tuition. There is no hidden fees, other than $850 per credit hour. The DBA program currently offers no scholarships. A non-refundable deposit ($2,500) is required 3 weeks after being accepted to the program. This deposit can be applied to the first semester’s tuition.

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