Doctor of Business Administration
Johnson & Wales University

Program Details

The online Doctor of Business Administration is designed to produce senior leaders who are able to conceptualize, investigate, and solve complex and practical business problems, be innovative, and use new tools and advanced research, analytical, and critical-thinking skills, all of which are the skills organizations look for when hiring.  Students ethically address business challenges, think critically and creatively, and learn how to transform business practices to create organizational optimization, growth, and sustainability.  Graduates are prepared to become executive-level organizational leaders, industry innovators, consultants, and policy makers across many sectors of business, healthcare, government, the military, or nonprofits; they are also able to find faculty positions in higher education.

Business administration degree online learning features include, but are not limited to:

  • Career-focused, 8-week courses
  • Lock-step dissertation model
  • Continued networking with faculty and peers

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School Accreditation & Licensing

Johnson & Wales University is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Essay/Writing Sample, Interview

Additional Info

  • Requires five years or more of people management in industry or equivalent
  • Must hold a master's degree in business or business-related field OR an additional three years of people management experience