Doctor of Business Administration in Rural Business
University of West Alabama

Program Details

The University of West Alabama offers an online PhD in Business Administration concentrating in Rural Business to the working, advanced student.  This flexible program is designed for a variety of business scholars, from those with a master’s degree in related fields to government or community workers interested in rural business specializations.  Online business doctorate degree studies will cover topics such as:

  • Legal issues in rural business
  • Quantitative research methods
  • Entrepreneurial finance

Faculty bring real-world industry knowledge and connections to the virtual classroom.  You may choose between the rural entrepreneurship and innovation track or rural and transformational leadership track, both preparing you for the transition into advanced leadership roles in your organization.  Graduates with an online doctorate in business may find pursuable professional pathways in consulting, development, business education, executive roles, and more.  Take on a 100% online program, explore rural business challenges on a global scale, discover critical strategies for success, and become a critical part of today’s marketplace through the University of West Alabama.

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100% Online

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Statement of Purpose/Intent, Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Official College Transcript(s)