Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA)

- Accredited by DEAC

- Dissertation is Not Required

- Designed to be Completed in 2.5 Years

- $36,675 Total Program Tuition After Scholarship


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Accreditation and Approvals

Accredited by DEAC
Distance Education Accrediting Commission

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Approved by California
Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education

Member of CHEA
Council for Higher Education Accreditation

acbsp candidate

Accreditation Council
for Business School and Programs

Online DBA Program

DBA vs PhD Degree

- A Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) is a professional degree that focuses on the application of theories to process and solve complex, real world business problems.

- A Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) is an academic degree that focuses on creating and testing theories in a field of research.


100% Online Program

Earn your degree 100% online. With 24/7 access to courses, it's the most convenient way to balance work, school, and family life.


No Dissertation Required

Explore a topic related to your workplace, community or area of interest. Choose between a dissertation or applied research project.


Affordable Tuition

Total education investment after scholarship is $36,675 with flexible payment plans and financial aid available for those who qualify. Tuition includes all fees, course materials, and e-books.


2.5 Year Program

Courses are 6 weeks in length with year-round enrollment. The program consists a total of 60 credit hours and is designed to be completed in 2.5 years.


Program Specializations

Choose your DBA specialization: Business Administration, Healthcare, Information Systems, Entrepreneurship, Global Business and Leadership.


Transfer Credits

Your previous academic achievements hold significant value and we are committed to streamlining the credit transfer process, saving you both time and money.

The CIU Experience

Academic Excellence

We offer comprehensive curriculum that are aligned with industry demands.

Professional Network

Expand your network and connect with venture driven professors, classmates, and alumni.

Your Success is Our Priority

Count on our dedicated faculty and team to provide expert guidance every step of the way.


Alumni Highlights

Dr. Ambassador Halefom

Dr. Ambassdor Halefom is an accomplished, resourceful, and result-driven professional with substantial expertise in organizational leadership, business management, and strategy development.

Dr. Christine Miller

Dr. Christine Miller is dedicated to enhancing the lives of individuals. In her work, she conveys a well defined mission, vision, and strategy that inspires and motivates people to achieve their goals.

Dr. Pamela Ravare​

Dr. Pamela Ravare-Jones is a Professional Executive with over 20+ years of extensive worldwide business expertise in Corporate America, Non-profit organizations, Higher Education, International Affairs, and Local City Government Administration.

Dr. Stevens Bonhomme​

Dr. Stevens Bonhomme is the founder and CEO of his own company. Throughout his life, he is consistently pursing academic excellence with an unwavering commitment for continuous improvement. He firmly believes in the transformative power of education as an engine for growth.

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