Doctor of Business Administration / Finance
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. The Finance specialization helps you gain the finance tools that help managers maximize their firm’s value, including valuation, capital budgeting and structure, working capital management, multinational concepts, and Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM). As you develop your expertise in finance, explore more advanced theories such as option pricing, derivatives, and hedging. Throughout your program, you will be encouraged to combine practice and theory in order to apply your new knowledge to organizational problems. Coursework focuses on the development of your writing and critical-thinking skills at the doctoral level.

Requirements

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