Doctor of Philosophy Business Administration / International Business
Northcentral University

Program Details

This online PhD-BA in International Business will prepare you to become an executive leader.  Through the mastery of business, administration, and technology management, you’ll learn how to create solutions to global business challenges.  At NCU, this is a research-based program that builds upon your master’s degree, as you prepare a dissertation to address best practices and theory in this specialty.  This online International Business doctorate, likely involves the following curriculum:

  • Global Economic Environment
  • International Business Strategic Management
  • International Business Law & Environment


Requires 60 credit hours for degree completion.

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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