South University

DBA Doctor of Business Administration


709 Mall Boulevard

Savannah, GA 31406

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

DBA Doctor of Business Administration

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The doctorate-level degree in Business Administration is the highest academic degree in the field and completing the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program at South University, Savannah can prepare you to teach the foundational elements of business administration to others and an instructor or consultant.

The DBA program is designed to help you improve skills in applied research and gain valuable, practical experience teaching. You’ll study current business research, analyze and practice research methods, and develop your own methodologies for teaching business concepts. You will also teach a course at South University, Savannah under the mentorship of a South University faculty member.

The South University DBA program is designed to be unique through the combination of the following items:

  • Focuses on teaching, scholarship and service and as such mirrors the performance criteria for faculty within higher education.
  • Requires a teaching experience as an instructor within South University.
  • Includes a traditional preliminary exam and dissertation experience similar to PhD degree programs.
  • Integrates management research paradigms as an organizing structure within content courses.

Accreditation & Licensing

Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options vary by school and are subject to change. Not all online programs are available to residents of all U.S. states. Administrative office: South University, 709 Mall Boulevard, Savannah, GA 31406-4805 © 2020 South University. All rights reserved. Our email address is


South University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, post-graduate certificates and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of South University.

Facts & Figures

International Financial Aid Description: Available to those who qualify

Classification: Not applicable

Loans Offered: Federal financial aid and student loans are available to those who qualify.

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