Direct impact on organizations
The Doctorate in Business Administration focuses on researching practical business and managerial issues through knowledge building, critique, and the systematic application of relevant theories and research to management practice. It is designed for those who want to make direct impact on their organizations, industry and communities through improved management practice. It is a research-based qualification with the same level of rigor and scholarship expected of any doctoral program.
The Faculty of Business Graduate program’s proven online learning platform will be employed as the primary technology to deliver courses and to supervise dissertations. Students, faculty and staff are all connected, creating a dynamic, interactive learning environment while giving students the support and service they need.
The DBA supports leading edge research in management thinking and practice by students and faculty who bring real world experience, knowledge and workplace context to the table. It helps build highly qualified management talent who will foster innovation and competitive advantage for business and government, world-wide.
Athabasca University is a member of The Executive DBA Council (EDBAC). EDBAC is an international association of thirty-five programs with a presence in thirteen countries.
You can apply until:
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Minimum required score:
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You need the following GMAT score:
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.
Applicants will have:
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Students with disabilities may access traditional sources for student funding such as Student Loan and Bursary Programs.
Awards for Undergraduate, Graduate or Doctoral Programs:
These are monetary awards, usually based on academic excellence coupled with other criteria including, but not limited to, career pursuits, volunteer activity, and active community participation. Some awards also take financial need into account. For information regarding the available sums of money, please visit the website.
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.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.
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