Capella University

DBA - Project Management: Business

Address:

225 South 6th Street, 9th Floor

Minneapolis, MN 55402

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

DBA - Project Management: Business

Format: Online

Program Description:

Capella Education Company was named one of Forbes magazine’s “100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America” for 2014 (Forbes, 2014).

Capella University's online Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) in Project Management program advances your knowledge of and expertise with project leadership. This program covers current and emerging methodologies, risk-management techniques, contemporary leadership theories and practices, and complexity theories for improving project and program results.

With hands-on practice managing virtual teams and a focus on global project-management theory and practice, you can gain the skills necessary to lead projects and programs in a variety of settings, and to conduct appropriate research to improve project-management practices.

You'll also have the opportunity to participate in Capella's international learning experience. This optional trip is designed to provide multinational networking opportunities, increased cultural literacy, and a global perspective.

Online courseroom discussions, specially designed networking sites, and face-to-face weekend residencies provide ongoing opportunities to build professional relationships and share knowledge with other business leaders around the country. A prescribed course sequence, built-in dissertation milestones, and supportive mentoring create a clear path toward completing the program in 3 years.

Furthermore, Capella University has teamed with The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) to offer business students full digital access to the most timely, relevant business news, enhancing your academic experience and giving you a competitive edge in your career.

With your DBA in Project Management from Capella, you'll have the skills to synthesize multi-disciplinary theories that inform and shape theory and practice of initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, controlling, and closing the project. You'll also be able to evaluate functional and cross-functional management approaches, synthesize project management research and practice, and apply ethical leadership strategies to integrate best practices and tools in the field of project management.

Common jobs with an online DBA in Project Management include consultant, program manager, program director, VP of project management, director of project management or faculty member. Potential workplaces include: corporation, consulting firm, community college, land-based or online university, government agency or nonprofit organization.

Accreditation:

Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552), www.capella.edu

Eligibility Requirements:

Doctoral students must have a master's degree from an institution accredited by a U.S. Department of Education-recognized accrediting agency or an internationally recognized institution.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Specialized Institution—Other

Loans Offered: Capella participates in Federal financial aid programs including the Federal Pell Grant Program and Federal Stafford Loan Program. Capella is also eligible to certify Veterans Educational Benefits and can provide info on other non-federal loan programs.

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