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Doctorate in Business Administration

Florida International University

36 months
73350 USD/year
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Designed for senior-level professionals who desire to achieve a doctoral degree in business while continuing their work responsibilities and careers. It represents the highest level of academic achievement in business education and will prepare you with the advanced knowledge necessary to manage complex organizational environments


This program is offered as a track under the Ph.D. degree and is designed for working senior-level professionals who desire to achieve a doctoral degree in business while continuing their work responsibilities and careers. The DBA will equip you with practical oriented research to fulfill leadership or other strategic responsibilities. You will obtain the advanced knowledge to address, change and quickly solve complex business issues.In addition to sharpening your critical and analytical skills, the DBA will equip you with the tools to advance your career in leadership and management at the executive levels of business. The DBA represents the highest level of academic achievement in business administration.The FIU DBA program is a rigorous educational opportunity provided by leading academic researchers within the field of business administration. Our program is offered at FIU Downtown on Brickell, an epicenter of international business. Students in the DBA program will learn to apply advanced business theory, analytics, and finely-honed research and quantitative skills.Non-resident programHybrid face-to-face and online education72 credit hours3 year curriculumFlexibility combining your work, family and intellectual pursuits

Programme Structure

YEAR 1FallQMB 7910 - Quantitative Research Methods in BusinessGEB 7918 - Philosophy and Process of Applied Business ResearchGEB 7910 - Advanced Quantitative Research Methods in BusinessGEB 7912 - Experiments and Survey DesignsSpringMAN 7207 - Theories of OrganizationGEB 7892 - Theory DevelopmentGEB 7366 - Financial Issues in the Global EnvironmentMAN 7916 - Doctoral Research Project in BusinessSummerMAN 7910- Advanced Management ResearchYEAR 2FallGEB 7911 - Qualitative Research Methods in BusinessGEB 7365 - International Business Theory and PracticeGEB 7915 - Advanced Qualitative Research Methods in BusinessMAN 7206 - Organizational AnalysisSpringGEB 7876 - Marketing and Behavioral TheoryMAN 7718 - Analysis of Corporate Policy MethodsMAN 7981 - Dissertation PreparationMAN 7275 - Organizational Behavior ManagementSummerMAN 7980 - DissertationYEAR 3FallMAN 7980 - DissertationSpringMAN 7980 - DissertationSummerMAN 7980 - Dissertation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Begins in August of each year with the start of the Fall semester. We highly recommend you submit your completed application no later than June 1st of each year




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Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

EligibilityTo be eligible for consideration to our Doctorate in Business Administration program you must:

  • Be in good standing with all previously-attended colleges and universities.
  • Have an MBA degree or a relevant business-focused Master’s degree from an accredited college or university.
Application Process
  • Students seeking admission to the DBA program must submit an application and attach their resume in order to determine whether applicants have the skills and interests essential to succeed in the program.
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended colleges and/or universities
  • Current Resume
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Two Letters of Recommendation from employers, faculty or professional associates
  • Citizenship and immigration documents
  • Upon receipt of the documents, a formal interview with the DBA Academic Director will be scheduled by the program manager.

Work experience

  • A minimum of 10 years of work experience, seven of which must have been in a documented managerial role (managing people, budgets, projects).

Tuition Fee

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  • In-State

    73350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 73350 USD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for West Miami

900 - 1400 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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