Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration
Hampton University

Program Details

The online Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration is designed for busy professionals seeking an advanced degree in business to increase their credentials in their current or future industry role and/or for advancement in, or entrance to, academia.  Courses include Organization Theory and Practice, Advanced Topics in Research, Teaching Methodology, and Advanced Leadership Concepts.  Graduates must successfully complete all required coursework, a comprehensive test, submit a dissertation research proposal, and a publishable paper.


  • Requires two summer residencies at the Hampton University main campus
  • Must hold a master’s degree in an approved program (preferred) OR master level prerequisite business courses in Economics, Accounting, and Quantitative Business Analysis
  • GMAT test scores

Special Accreditation

International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges