Doctorate in Business Administration / Innovation in Health Care Management
Concordia University – Chicago

Program Details

The Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) / Innovation in Health Care is an online business administration degree program from Concordia University – Chicago for those seeking leadership and management preparation suitable for health care settings. This is a professional doctorate, focusing more on theoretical knowledge and its practical application in managerial settings than in preparation for academic careers.  

The program emphasizes scholarly health care business research, preparing students to use these research skills to advance their careers while also positively impacting organizational goals. Students begin the dissertation process at the beginning of the program, allowing you to work on this along with other independent, ethical, innovative, and rigorous research. Courses synthesize global trends, business knowledge, and leadership theory as students learn to design and implement innovative solutions. 

Coursework in this online health care administration degree specialization covers topics such as:

  • Innovative best practices in health care management
  • Health care analytics and financial applications
  • Governance of health care systems

% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Concordia University – Chicago is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Statement of Purpose/Intent, Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • This program requires 3 residencies.