Doctor of Business Administration / Self-Designed
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 Self-Designed specialization allows you to create your own specialization based on your individual goals and interests in business administration. Choose seminars from the program’s other specializations under the guidance of a Walden faculty mentor. Assignments will focus on the practical application of writing and critical-thinking skills and the integration of professional practice 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