DBA – Strategy and Innovation (ACBSP-accredited)
Capella University

Program Details

Become a leader within your company, or become an educator, private consultant, or business mentor in other organizations, with this online DBA in Strategy & Innovation from Capella. With this ACBSP-accredited program, you’ll grow your expertise, as you acquire advanced skills and leadership abilities to efficiently integrate innovation towards sustainability. You’ll learn to analyze global trends and leverage competitive innovation, along with strategies that directly contribute to organizational success. Capella’s online DBA culminates in a research project and uses the GuidedPath learning approach, where you’ll benefit from peer networking and close interaction with your faculty. There are on-campus residency requirements in this program that usually offers the following coursework:

  • Foresight: Anticipating the Future
  • Identifying Opportunities for Innovation
  • Competing with Disruptive Innovation
  • Building an Innovation Strategy


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Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Capella University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

  • Higher Learning Commission: www.hlcommission.org, 800.621.7440 
  • Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552), www.capella.edu

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Applicaton Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

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.