Columbia Southern University’s online Doctor of Business Administration provides an in-depth application of theory and research, facilitates methods to solve industry problems and matures students’ decision-making and leadership skills within a business setting. Through an exploration of investigative skills and data analysis, graduates will be prepared to contribute new knowledge to a specific segment of the business administration industry.
Doctoral students are required to complete a dissertation and defend their research before a committee and University representatives, which may take place at a distance through audio/visual means. No degree shall be awarded without majority of committee approval. Information regarding this capstone doctoral requirement is published in the Dissertation Handbook.
Graduates will successfully complete a minimum of 61 semester hours and dissertation research courses as outlined below.