Doctor of Business Administration / Self-Designed
Walden University

Program Details

Customize your Doctor of Business Administration degree online to your personal and professional wants and needs with the Self-Designed specialty from Walden University. Students can choose seminars from any of the 15 specializations within the school’s DBA program

Students will receive guidance from a Walden faculty mentor on choosing the best courses for their specific situation. Assignments allow students to gain skills in practical writing and critical-thinking skills at the doctoral level. Courses combine components of writing, research, general business, business strategy, mentoring, and face-to-face residencies.

A few of the areas of study available to Self-Designed DBA students include:

  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Healthcare management
  • Human resource management
  • International business
  • Energy management
  • Marketing

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Walden University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • Requires two in-person residencies

Restricted States

Idaho, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota