Doctor of Business Administration / Accounting
Walden University

Program Details

Walden University offers an online Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree program for experienced professionals who want to gain deeper business knowledge and serve as global change agents in corporate, public sector, or academic environments. The DBA degree program emphasizes advanced decision-making and leadership skills, and in-depth knowledge of both theory and applied research.

Walden’s DBA program offers a variety of specializations to help you meet your personal and professional goals. In the Accounting specialization, you can enhance your knowledge of managerial accounting methods that are essential to your company’s bottom line and elevating your organization’s competitive position. Explore the principles and theories of managerial decision making, corporate governance, and employee performance evaluation from domestic and global business perspectives. This DBA accounting online specialization is designed to help you develop the knowledge and skills needed for conducting applied research. You can gain advanced accounting skills to address the real-world business challenges that face your organization by pursuing a DBA in accounting. You will be able to focus on ways to clearly communicate financial results to executive decision makers.


Students will be required to attend 8 days of required face-to-face residencies (two 4-day residencies).

  • Must have a master's degree or higher
  • Completed online application and transcripts
  • Materials you are required to submit may vary depending on the academic program to which you apply

Special Accreditation

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission