24 months
15500 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program at Westcliff University  is designed for experienced professionals who are seeking to gain a deeper understanding of the principles that govern global business.

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The Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program at Westcliff University emphasizes advanced decision-making and leadership skills, as well as in-depth knowledge of theory and applied research. Doctoral students have the opportunity to explore the challenges facing business today, including corporate social responsibility, globalization, and managing change.

In keeping with our commitment to working adult professionals, we have one of the few doctoral programs in Southern California that allows students to complete their studies in a synchronous hybrid or online format

DBA Program Learning Outcomes

Westcliff University produces capable and knowledgeable students who manifest an understanding of work and careers and an ability to adapt quickly to the expectations of employers and the work environment.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Leadership and Creative Solutions Implementation
  • Management, Strategy, Planning and Implementation
  • Financial Risk in Business
  • Marketing Strategy & Consumer Behavior
  •  Business Research Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Mandatory Writing Assessment: All doctoral students are required to take a writing Assessment 2 weeks before the start of the program

  •  A master’s degree

  • Submit official transcripts: All applicants must submit official transcripts from previously attended institutions

  • English Proficiency

  • Resume

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15500 USD per year during 24 months.

Online:     $14500 per year

Living costs for Irvine

1560 - 2585 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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