Doctor of Business Administration / Advanced Accounting
Northcentral University

Program Details

If you are a financial executive, controller, tax specialist or other senior business manager who would like to broaden your skills and leadership abilities in accounting and corporate performance, consider this online DBA.  This Advanced Accounting specialization at Northcentral will prepare you with the organizational and management skills to evaluate corporate success in relation to its business transactions, assets, liabilities and operations. In this online doctoral program, you’ll benefit from a unique 1:1 learning platform with expert faculty.  As you work through the curriculum and ultimately defend your dissertation, specialized coursework is likely to include:

  • Advanced Cost Accounting
  • Advanced Tax Strategies
  • Advanced Forensic Accounting Theory and Practice


Must have a conferred master's degree from an accredited academic institution. In addition, there are two options for entry:

  • Direct entry: Master’s program must be in a generalized business area such as business management or business administration OR a specialized business area (e.g., Master of Finance, Master of Human Resources Management) AND an undergraduate degree in business
  • Evaluation track: Individuals not meeting the direct entry requirements must have their transcripts evaluated to determine if previous coursework meets some or all of the Standard Curriculum requirements.

Special Accreditation

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

School Accreditation Statement

NCU is a WSCUC accredited institution. WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001, WSCUC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

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