Online Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) –
Business Intelligence

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No residencies are required.

Learn at the Intersection of Business and Technology

Marymount University’s online Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) – Business Intelligence is an interdisciplinary program designed for active working business professionals with an emphasis on the values of service, social responsibility, and ethical leadership. The program focuses on actionable research, agility in a changing economy, and high-level data-driven decision-making that will position you as a leader who can solve real-world problems.

Network in the Nation's Capital

The Washington, D.C. region has the most educated workforce in the country, and you will learn from this elite and talented group of leaders and scholars while building connections with innovators in your field*. This will be achieved through Marymount’s socially conscious, culturally diverse, and dynamic community in the nation’s capital. Earning your doctoral-level business administration degree from Marymount will help you stay at the forefront of policy development in the digital age and gain direct insight into how government and business interact.

Prepare for the "What's Next Economy"

The business world is constantly changing, and with its increased reliance on data analysis, innovation, and digital technology, you need to be prepared for what’s next. The DBA in Business Intelligence is strategically designed to develop your higher-order thinking and research skills to enable you to apply theory to practice (applied research). The program is highly personalized, and you can tailor your coursework to your specific goals. Its interdisciplinary structure connects business, data, innovation, leadership, and technology so that you can address today’s business and management challenges with knowledge, vision, and clarity.

*Ranking America's Most Educated Cities, Bloomberg

Admission Requirements

  • MBA, a master’s degree in a business specialty field, or a master's degree in IT, from an accredited college or university
  • 5-10 years of experience
  • Minimum 3.5 graduate GPA
  • Transcripts
  • Resume
  • Statement of research background and interest
  • Writing sample
  • Online interview

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