Accounting Specialization - Doctor of Business Administration (D.B.A.)


Accounting is fundamental to successfully managing an organization and making sound business decisions. In the D.B.A. Accounting specialization, you can enhance your knowledge of managerial accounting methods that are essential to your company’s bottom line and elevating your organization’s competitive position. Explore the principles and theories of managerial decision making, corporate governance, and employee performance evaluation from domestic and global business perspectives. This D.B.A. accounting online specialization is designed to help you develop the knowledge and skills needed for conducting applied research. You can gain advanced accounting skills to address the real-world business challenges that face your organization by pursuing a D.B.A. in accounting. You will be able to focus on ways to clearly communicate financial results to executive decision makers.

Completion Requirements

  • 60 semester credits
    • Foundation course (3 sem. cr.)
    • Core business courses (15 sem. cr.)
    • Business strategy course (3 sem. cr.)
    • Research methods courses (10 sem. cr.)
    • Specialization courses (9 sem. cr.)
    • Doctoral studies courses (20 sem. cr.)
  • 8 days of academic residency (two 4-day residencies)

Time to completion may vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call your enrollment advisor at 1-866-492-5336.

Foundation Course

Core Business Courses

Business Strategy Course

Research Methods Courses

Specialization Courses

Doctoral Studies Courses

D.B.A Program OutlineDownload Program Outline (PDF).

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