|Major Code: 9062
||Degree Awarded: Doctor of Business Administration
|Delivery Mode(s): Classroom
||Admission Status: Graduate
|Admission Materials: letters of recommendation, résumé, statement of objectives/research proposal, transcripts
||Location(s): Main Campus - Melbourne
The Doctor of Business Administration is offered to students seeking a terminal degree in business. The program is designed to provide students oral and written communication, critical thinking, and strategic and general management mastery at the doctoral level.
Applicants must have an earned M.B.A., or closely related business or master’s degree with a cumulative GPA of 3.2, from a regionally accredited college or university.
General admission requirements and the process for applying are presented under Graduate Academic Information .
The Doctor of Business Administration is conferred on students who complete the program of study as outlined below. Each student will be required to pass a comprehensive examination. The examination takes place at the end of the second fall term. Each student must submit a dissertation proposal and successfully defend that proposal to the dissertation committee at the dissertation proposal conference. Students also must complete the final dissertation manuscript and defend the research results to the committee.