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Doctor of Business Administration

Program Details

Columbia Southern University offers the online Doctor of Business Administration. This degree advances decision-making and leadership skills, provides an in-depth application of theory and research, and facilitates methods to solve industry problems. Program components offer opportunities for students to explore investigative skills and perform data analysis. Graduates are prepared to contribute new knowledge to a specific segment of industry.

Doctoral Dissertation options:

  • Theoretical-Based Study
  • Research Project-Based Study


  • Possess an accredited baccalaureate degree and a master’s of business administration, or a business related master’s degree from a post-secondary institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or equivalent
  • Have two years of business related professional experience post baccalaureate

Accreditation & Licensing

Distance Education Accrediting Commission


May not be approved for every state. Students should check for state authorization in their state of residence prior to enrollment.