• Application Deadline
  • 2 months
    Duration
Online
The Bridge (Doctor of Business Administration with an Emphasis in Data Analytics) program at Grand Canyon University offers a strong foundation in preparation for your doctoral business and academic journey. 
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Overview

The Bridge (Doctor of Business Administration with an Emphasis in Data Analytics) program at Grand Canyon University is designed for visionary leaders who have an earned a master’s-level degree in a field other than business administration and now seek to transform their career by completing an online DBA program at Grand Canyon University.

In this bridge to data analytics doctoral program, you will complete the introductory courses required for all graduate-level business learners at Grand Canyon University. This includes coursework in accounting, finance, statistics, marketing, and databases. The bridge courses provide an introduction to foundational content in the areas of business management as well as best practices for research, operations, and management.

Your Next Degree

The Doctor of Business Administration with an Emphasis in Data Analytics at Grand Canyon University is designed for expert data analysts seeking to spark new industry-wide innovation. As the global economy evolves at record speed, you will emerge from the online DBA program in data analytics with enhanced skills in the application of big data to solving complex business problems. 

Strengthen your knowledge of business intelligence, research design, data warehousing and mining, capital markets and other emerging disciplines.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting Practices 
  • Finance Principles 
  • Applied Business Probability and Statistics
  • Marketing Management 
  • Introduction to Databases

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.8

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.8 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

You only need to take one of these tests:

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

    Schedule GRE®

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

  • You need the following GMAT score:

    Required score: 500

    The GMAT - or Graduate Management Admission Test - is a frequent requirement for admission at management and business schools across the world. The GMAT score ranges between 200 and 800 and measures the verbal and quantitative reasoning of test-takers.

General Requirements

  • Graduate applicants may be accepted at GCU with an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or program that has been approved by Grand Canyon University (GCU), with a 2.8 GPA or higher. 
  • If you do not meet the GPA requirement, you may be eligible for admission with a graduate degree from an accredited, GCU-approved college or program and passing test scores: GMAT, GRE.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    590 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 590 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.
  • National

    590 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 590 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.
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Funding

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