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Royal Roads University Doctor of Business Administration
Royal Roads University

Doctor of Business Administration

Victoria, Canada

4 Years


Part time

07 Oct 2024

07 Jan 2025

CAD 89,464 *


* tuition costs are for the entire program for both domestics and international students


The Doctor of Business Administration is a research-intensive doctoral program that focuses on applied, scholarly and evidence-based management and organizational research. The DBA program promotes interdisciplinary research that tackles contemporary management, organizational, economic and social challenges.

Learn more about current DBA research projects.

The DBA program has an innovative, hybrid design that takes you through three phases of deep learning and professional reflections. As a working professional, you’ll have the opportunity to address real-life management issues. You’ll focus on current challenges that businesses and societies face, and you’ll anticipate the challenges of the future.

Through course work, you’ll advance your knowledge in management theories, emerging research themes and methodological approaches. Focusing on your research problem, you’ll have the opportunity to dive deep into academic scholarship and reflect on your experience.

The DBA program is designed to respond to the changing landscape of doctoral education that features more focused practice-based research. You'll engage in your passion, tackle an important real-life problem, and gain the knowledge and confidence to lead in an organization, industry, or community.



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