Capella University's online Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) in Supply Chain Management program prepares you to lead global operations. This program, which reflects the major knowledge areas of leading professional organizations, emphasizes global environment assessment, supply-chain management strategy and functions, demand forecasting, and global logistics.
You'll also have the opportunity to participate in Capella's international learning experience. This optional trip is designed to provide multinational networking opportunities, increased cultural literacy, and a global perspective.
Online courseroom discussions, specially designed networking sites, and face-to-face weekend residencies provide ongoing opportunities to build professional relationships and share knowledge with other business leaders around the country. A prescribed course sequence, built-in dissertation milestones, and supportive mentoring create a clear path toward completing the program in 3 years.
Furthermore, Capella University has teamed with The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) to offer business students full digital access to the most timely, relevant business news, enhancing your academic experience and giving you a competitive edge in your career.
With your DBA in Global Operations and Supply Chain Management from Capella, you'll learn to integrate and apply theory and scholarly research, apply and communicate strategic approaches, and develop and apply critical thinking to manage inventory and coordinate materials and operations. Additionally, you'll be able to integrate sourcing, just in-time, and efficient management approaches to supply chain operations as well as develop expertise to manage relationships and accountabilities across a global supply chain.
Common jobs with an online DBA in Global Operations and Supply Chain Management include chief operations officer, operations director or vice president, supply chain director or vice president, purchasing/procurement director or vice president, consultant or faculty member. Potential workplaces include corporation, manufacturing, land-based or online college or university, government agency or consulting firm.
In addition to your online courses, you will attend three four-day residencies.
Your program of enrollment determines the admission requirements.
Basic requirements for all programs:
- Admission application and non-refundable $50 application fee
- Acknowledgement agreement
- All applicants must understand, read, speak, and write fluently in English
- Official transcript(s) from previous institutions for degree and post-degree coursework, if applicable
- Minimum GPA as defined by your program
Minimum level of education required:
- Doctoral students must have a master’s degree from an institution accredited by a U.S. Department of Education-recognized accrediting agency or an internationally recognized institution
The Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP, www.acbsp.org) has accredited Capella University business programs and select specializations. For full accreditation statement and the list of accredited programs and specializations, go to www.capella.edu/university-accreditation.