The mission of the Doctor of Business Administration Degree Program at UC is to foster academic excellence and student achievement at the graduate level. Students are provided with a strong academic foundation in business, and are prepared to become productive, competent, and ethical professionals. The Hutton School of Business provides a learning environment that is characterized by student-oriented instructional methodologies and the development of leadership and life-long learning skills in its students.
Within the DBA Program, the first major offered will be Management. The online doctor of business administration degree program consists of three components: 1) Core courses; 2) Strategic Focus (or content specialty courses); and 3) Professional research courses. Through this course structure, the Online Doctor of Business Administration Program seeks to prepare candidates to:
- Apply current research and literature to problems found in the areas of accounting, finance, economics, management, and marketing
- Develop research-based, strategic, effective, and ethical solutions to optimize organizational performance (both domestic and international)
- Apply advanced communication, collaboration, research, and critical thinking skills
- Design rigorous research that contributes to the professional body of knowledge of business and provides linkages to practical business applications