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Project Management, DBA

Project Management Specialization

According to the 2013 Project Management Talent Gap Report, more than $15.7 million new project management jobs are projected in the next decade. The DBA in Project Management specialization focuses on management, leadership and team building in the project/program environment. You will examine all aspects of managing and overseeing business projects, including cost estimates, budget management, cost control, risk assessment, bid negotiation and contracts, and performance reporting critical to the success of any enterprise. Through mentoring feedback from your doctoral professors, you will explore principles, concepts, tools and techniques that help improve project performance and organizational effectiveness.

PMI Registered Education Provider

Courses in this program count as Professional Development Units for PMI® certification. Northcentral University is recognized as a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) at the Global Provider Enrollment Level by Project Management Institute (PMI®) (PMI® is a registered mark of Project Management Institute, Inc.). See Registered Education Provider Certificate.

Additionally, new students enrolling in the Project Management specialization may be granted credits toward their program with a current PMI PMP® Certification.

Course information
  Credit Hours Courses Est. Time to Complete  
DBA 48 16 39 months View Course Catalog
*Credit hours and courses reflect new students meeting credit requirements and utilizing no transfer credits. Est. Time of Completion reflects new students following the preferred schedule designed by the Dean for the program.

NCU is a Project Management Institute (PMI) approved Registered Education Provider.

Unmatched Flexibility
NCU offers weekly course starts, no scheduled lecture hours, no group assignments, weekly assignments, and the ability to schedule courses around your personal and professional obligations.

100% Doctoral Faculty
No matter the degree level you pursue, you can rest assured that you will be mentored by doctors in your field of study.

One-to-One Engagement
You won't have to fight for facetime as one of many within a classroom. At NCU, you'll have the opportunity to interact one-to-one with your professor, receiving personalized mentoring.

Doctor of Business Administration Learning Outcomes
  • Develop business methods and concepts based on practical application of current theories
  • Defend theories, applications, and perspectives related to business to diverse audiences
  • Construct socially responsible and ethical business strategies
  • Evaluate the relationship between the global environment and business decisions
  • Formulate solutions to practical business problems based on original research