Capella University's online Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) in IT Management program prepares you to advance in information-technology management. With a focus on diverse organizational and global contexts, this DBA program explores emerging trends and multidisciplinary research to advance your practice of IT management.
You'll also have the opportunity to participate in Capella's international experience. This optional trip is designed to provide multinational networking, increased cultural literacy and global operations learning experience.
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 IT Management from Capella, you'll learn to exhibit proficiency in academic research, writing, and critical thinking skills as well as synthesize emerging trends, technological influences, and research to advance the theory or practice of global information technology management. Additionally, you'll be able to synthesize multidisciplinary research and evolving practices, foster an organizational culture that supports technological innovation within the context of changing business needs, and evaluate ethical frameworks, including the organization's global citizenship, and legal requirements that guide information technology management.
Common jobs with an online DBA in Information Technology Management include chief information officer (CIO), chief technology officer (CTO), vice president of information technology, IT strategy and management consultant, technology program director or faculty member. Potential workplaces include: corporation, consulting firm, community college, land-based or online university, government agency or nonprofit organization.
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.