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Why You Should Choose Walden’s ACBSP-accredited Online Doctor of Business Administration Program
Be confident in your education. Walden is the #1 conferrer of doctoral degree programs in business and management in the U.S.*, which means you’ll join a network of 2,000+ DBA alumni.
Engage in purposeful programs. Choose from among five areas of DBA specialization that can fit your career plan and expand your professional passions.
Benefit from a supportive community. Discover personalized assistance at every step—from dedicated Enrollment Specialists to 24/7 tech support, and much more in between.
Get expert guidance. Track your milestones, meet your weekly program targets, connect with faculty, and find the right support at the right time with our Doctoral Degree Coach™.
*Based on 2021 IPEDS data.
Next Start Date: January 8, 2024
Transfer Credits: Up to 17 credits
The Walden DBA program will help you develop as an agent for global change, in your company or community, with advanced business skills and knowledge. As an independent scholar, you will explore real-world solutions through interactive media and international business case studies, with 1:1 guidance when you need it.
A Personalized Guide to Completing Your Doctorate
Break your research down into manageable, sequential steps. See where you are, what’s ahead, and what you’ve already accomplished—all in one place.
No more guesswork. Set prompts based on your to-do list and receive reminders and updates directly to your inbox.
Stay on the same page and keep your progress on track. With shared access to your dashboard, your chair can easily guide you through your checklists, goals, and timelines.
Quickly find support from the right person at the right time. Our comprehensive resource guide points you in the right direction—no more frustrating searches.
Depending on your specialization, your career options may include a role as a:†
A master's degree or higher is required for entrance into this program. You will also be required to submit a completed online application, employment history, and official transcripts.
Your enrollment specialist will help you gather all of the required materials starting with your application all the way through your first day of classes.
"I was impressed with Walden's accreditation in business, and I personally aligned with Walden's social change mission."
*Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) Integrated Postsecondary Education Database (IPEDS). Retrieved July 2018; includes 2017 preliminary data and all classifications of instructional programs (CIP) codes. A doctoral research degree is a PhD or other doctoral degree that requires advanced work beyond the master’s level, including the preparation and defense of a dissertation based on original research or the planning and execution of an original project demonstrating substantial artistic or scholarly achievement. Some examples of this type of degree may include EdD, DMA, DBA, DSc, DA, DM, or others, as designated by the awarding institution.
ONGOING MILITARY OFFER:
A 15% tuition reduction for servicemembers, veterans of the U.S. armed forces, employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and their spouses.*
*A 15% tuition reduction is available to new students who are servicemembers, veterans of the U.S. armed forces, or employees of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). This tuition reduction is also available if you are a spouse of a servicemember, veteran, or employee of the VA. This tuition reduction cannot be retroactively applied. Tuition reductions are applicable to tuition only and do not apply toward books, materials, and other supplies or fees needed for a course.
Walden may change the tuition reduction offered hereunder at any time, but such change will not affect the tuition reduction for students who are currently enrolled at Walden and using the existing tuition reduction. All tuition reductions, grants, or scholarships are subject to specific eligibility requirements. Contact a Walden University Enrollment Specialist for details.Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, https://www.hlcommission.org/.