• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
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Balancing breadth and depth; integrating research and problem solving; merging theory and practice; blending classroom and online learning—these are the hallmarks of our Doctor of Professional Studies in Business from Pace University .

The DPS program was developed for accomplished business professionals who wish to enhance their theoretical knowledge and research capabilities without interrupting their careers.  Most coursework is done online, with one monthly meeting at our downtown location. The credentials you’ll earn are ideal to advance a current career path, consulting, or academia.


Earning a doctoral degree in business empowers you to

  • Advance in senior management
  • Initiate a consulting practice
  • launch an academic career

Exploring innovative ideas with other experienced executives guided by a renowned research faculty enables you to

  • Acquire theoretical knowledge
  • Develop analytical skills
  • Expand managerial perspectives
  • Cultivate new expertise
  • Explore innovative concepts
  • Enhance professional networks
  • Earn a respected credential

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Foundation Seminars 
  • Methodology Seminars 
  • Publishing Tutorials 
  • Concentration Courses 
  • Dissertation Work 

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • The Doctoral program seeks applicants who have significant career achievement and potential and who have superior academic performance and promise. Qualified applicants must have at least 10 years of professional experience and an MBA or similar master's degree from an accredited institution.
  • Recommendation Form is an MS Word template with macros. Complete the applicant section, using a personal computer with Microsoft Word 2010 or later version. It will function properly only if you open it with macros enabled, and save it as filename.DOTM. Send a copy of this file as an email attachment to each of your four recommenders. 
  • Transcript Request is a PDF document. Complete and deliver this request form, together with the appropriate fee, to each post-secondary institution of higher learning that you attended. Institutions should send transcripts directly to the doctoral office, not return them to you.

Work Experience

At least 10 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1344 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1344 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    1344 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1344 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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