Public Administration, DBA

Public Administration Specialization

As governments and organizations struggle to do more with fewer resources, individuals with expertise in public administration will be in high demand. The 100% online Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) in Public Administration specialization offers unparalleled flexibility as you work one-to-one with your doctoral professor to develop your skills in gathering, analyzing and applying data to business decisions. You will explore human resources management, accounting, urban politics and policy analysis, with an emphasis on contemporary program evaluation, complex public organization, and environmental compliance, along with strategies needed to meet the challenges in government management at the local, state and federal levels. Graduates are prepared for management roles in the nonprofit and government sectors in areas such as budgeting, program evaluation, research analysis and economic development.
Course information
  Credit Hours Courses Est. Time to Complete  
DBA 54 18 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.

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

  • Communicate with diverse audiences about practices, solutions, and perspectives related to business;
  • Construct socially responsible and ethic business strategies
  • Evaluate the relationship between the global environment and business decisions
  • Formulate solutions to practical business problems based on original research

Important Information for Students, Including Gainful Employment
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