Creighton University

Creighton University, Heider College of Business

  USA, Omaha
Year Program Started
Curriculum Model
Coursework & Dissertation
Curriculum Description
8, 3-credit research methodology & content courses 6, 1-credit Ignatian Reflection and Formation courses to include reflection, business ethics, and service learning 3, 3-credit pedagogical-related courses 5, 3-credit research and dissertation courses Total of 54 credits
Thesis Requirements
Students must complete and defend a dissertation with research-active faculty mentorship
Cohort Profile
Approximately 15 participants per cohort; Average age: 40; Age range (25-57); Average years of experience: 16; Non-white: 19%; Female: 44%
Program Description
Creighton’s Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) is a research-based terminal doctorate in business administration designed primarily for students seeking a full-time tenure-track faculty position at an accredited teaching college or university. Those seeking an analytical, research approach to business, as well as those interested in consulting, may also benefit from this degree. This 3-year, cohort-styled DBA is designed for students who prefer to continue working in their existing jobs while completing their degree.
Application requirements
Application, resume, official transcripts, two letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, evidence of competency in statistics and quantitative reasoning is recommended, photo ID, and minimum requirement of degree-level achieved and work experience as stated on the website.