Online Doctorate of Business Administration in Business Intelligence

Learn 100% Online
Balance your current career with the ability to study from anywhere.

Build a National Network
Connect with and learn alongside DBA students from across the U.S.

Enhance Your Expertise
Make insightful business decisions informed by data and technology.


Prepare for what’s next with a Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA)

Rapid technological advancements are transforming the business world. Marymount University’s online DBA in Business Intelligence expands your ability to navigate current and future challenges facing businesses, governments, and nonprofits in this “what’s next?” economy. 

Elevate your understanding and agility at the intersection of business, data, innovation, and technology. This online program can help you harness the power of technology and data insights so that you can make the high-level data-driven decisions needed to lead with advanced knowledge, vision, and clarity. 

Earning a DBA degree will position you as an agile leader who is at the forefront of an ever-changing economy—through actionable research that advances the field of business intelligence and its applications in the real world.

Why Marymount?

Our interdisciplinary online DBA program is highly personalized, allowing you to conduct original applied research directly related to your career goals. There are no residencies required so you can advance your career, without putting it on hold, in our fully online and part-time format.

Marymount’s online DBA in Business Intelligence is:

  • Cost-effective: This part-time program costs $1,340 per credit hour, for a total program investment of $48,240.
  • Accelerated: With intakes in the fall and spring, it is possible to complete 36 credit hours needed to graduate in just under three years (8 terms). 
  • Connected: Build connections with diverse, accomplished, and supportive faculty based in the nation’s capital, home to the most educated workforce in the country.*

*Ranking America's Most Educated Cities, Bloomberg

What are the admissions requirements? 

Doctoral applicants must have an MBA (preferred), or a master’s degree in a business specialty field or IT (may require prerequisites), from a regionally accredited institution, with 3.5 GPA or higher. Professional experience of 5-10 years or more is required. No GRE/GMAT required.

A phone interview with an admissions advisor is required prior to applying. The following is a list of documents to be submitted after the completion of your online application.

  • Official transcripts
  • Current resume
  • Writing sample
  • Statement of research background and interest
  • Virtual interview with faculty member

Program Features

  • 36 credits
  • 8 semesters/Minimum 30 months to complete
  • $1,140 per credit hour
  • Fall and Spring intake
  • Fully online – no residencies required
  • Accredited by the SACSCOC