Take your business expertise to the highest level. CSU's Doctor of Business Administration is a research-based professional doctorate designed to enhance your professional practice and further your knowledge of business, management and administration.
Providing a strongly industry focused and practically relevant education, this degree will suit you if you have a business or management background and wish to develop advanced research, analytical and problem-solving skills.
The Doctor of Business Administration gives you the opportunity to make a significant contribution to business/professional practice by conducting innovative research.
Advanced research skills
Beginning with a series of coursework subjects to build your research capability, you will go on to develop an original research project and produce a thesis. Research areas on offer include management, marketing, organisational psychology, HR management, business strategy, accounting, finance, entrepreneurship and innovation, information management, economics and regional studies.
Maintaining a strong industry focus, you will identify, analyse and propose solutions to a real-life problem confronting business. You are expected to be employed or have access to a business or public sector organisation to complete the practical components of your degree, such as data collection.
Leaders in research
You will join a vibrant research community and complete your doctorate under the supervision of renowned discipline experts in CSU's School of Management and Marketing. As a doctoral candidate, you will have access to a range of valuable learning experiences, such as regular research seminars, professional development workshops and a doctoral research symposium.