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Doctor of Business Administration

Doctor of Business Administration

The Doctor of Business Administration Degree (DBA) is an online doctoral degree program with Areas of Study in Organizational Leadership, Human Resource Management and General Management. Designed to enable business students and professionals to advance their careers as executive leaders, educators and consultants.

Discover how a DBA from Thomas Edison State University can take your career to the next level.

Program Highlights:

  • Low-cost Educational Resources: A portfolio of academic and applied course resources organized using a high-quality cost-effective blend of e-books, articles and Open Educational Resources.
  • Unique Curriculum Design: Scholar-practitioner, interdisciplinary curriculum comprised of five unique Content Domains including; Critical Thought and Action, Integrated Topics in Business and Management, Distance Learning Teaching Internship and Organizational Consulting Practice. Learn from executives who are in the field today.
  • Scholar-Practitioner Field Project: The degree culminates in a student selected, mentor-guided applied field project where you can apply what you have learned in your coursework to your industry or field of interest. This project will result in a publication or conference presentation.
  • Personalized Instructional Delivery: While our adult-centric and seminar-oriented cohort design is within a fully distance learning environment, you will have access to one-on-one mentorship from University leadership.
  • Choose Elective Courses: Organizational Leadership and Human Resource Management
  • Support Every Step of the Way: We partner with the degree program student throughout their doctoral experience, delivering highly responsive and focused attention, service and guidance.

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About the DBA Program



Estimated Cost of Degree:


Based on:

  • $50 application fee
  • $905 per credit
  • $298 graduation audit fee

Excludes books or other fees
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Entirely Online

With access to one-on-one mentoring from University leadership

Transfer Credits:

Up to 6 doctoral level credits


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