Doctor of Business Administration / General Business
Northcentral University

Program Details

This online DBA is ideal for current leaders in business and senior management to expand their expertise across business disciplines.  If you are an established professional and wish to build upon your knowledge base, Northcentral’s online doctorate can give you the career boost you’ve been looking for.  With a unique 1:1 learning platform, you’ll benefit from the guidance of real-world experienced faculty.  As a research-based program, you’ll be able to choose your specialized coursework and write a dissertation that applies directly to your area of interest.  Samples of coursework in this online DBA, include:

  • Corporate Finance
  • Leadership in Organizations
  • Business Organization and Management


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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