The Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) with an Emphasis in Marketing teaches learners to apply data-driven strategies to creating competitive advantage across a variety of business disciplines. Designed for executive and aspiring leaders, the marketing doctorate degree program empowers you with the theoretical and practical expertise to deliver next generation leadership and teaching while cultivating your own research and innovation.Step into an advanced learning environment where faculty and advisors are deeply invested in your success. DBA learners at Grand Canyon University (GCU) engage in the dissertation process from the very first course as part of a uniquely integrated approach, while also enjoying frequent feedback and mentoring. Participate in in two unique four-day residencies conducted onsite with faculty and fellow learners, a prime opportunity to strengthen your studies and expand your network.
You may be accepted by meeting one of the following criteria: Earned a doctoral degree from a regionally accredited institution with an overall GPA of 3.4 or higher. Applicants with a GPA less than 3.4 may be accepted with specifications. Or have earned a master's from a regionally accredited institution with an overall GPA of 3.4 or higher. Applicants with a GPA of 3.0 - 3.39 will be accepted with specifications. Applicants with a GPA below a 3.0 will not be accepted.
Two unique four-day residencies conducted onsite with faculty and fellow learners is required.
Accreditation & Licensing
The Higher Learning Commission
Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
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