Doctor of Philosophy Business Administration / Management of Engineering & Technology
Northcentral University

Program Details

In today’s digital and automated business environment, a company’s success lies in its strategic use of technology.  With this online PhD-BA, you can become the key to your organization’s optimum productivity and performance by implementing the best theories and practices in engineering and technology.  NCU’s online doctorate prepares you to become a leader within nonprofits, government or private organizations, as you hone your research and complete your dissertation.  The online Management of Engineering & Technology incorporates electives such as:

  • Applied Systems Theory
  • Quality Management
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Improving Productivity Through Technology


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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