Doctor of Business Admin (DBA)

DBA 901C. Intro to Scholarship. (3 Credits)

This course will provide an introduction to academic scholarship and doctoral studies for doctoral of business administration students. Students will become acquainted with university resources, technologies, policies, the dissertation research process and scholarly writing. COURSE IS FOR CHINA INTERNATIONAL.

DBA 930C. Managing Human Capital in Healthcare. (3 Credits)

This course is required for the Healthcare Administration concentration for the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree and will focus on healthcare strategy, employment law and employee relations, healthcare professionals, credentialing, diversity, job analysis and design, recruitment, retention, performance management, compensation, benefits, organized labor, workforce planning, nursing workforce, quality and patient safety, workplace vitality, and human resource metrics. Throughout this course, students will utilize university resources, technologies, policies, dissertation research process, and scholarly writing presented in previous coursework. COURSE IS FOR CHINA INTERNATIONAL.

DBA 9010. Introduction to Scholarship. (3 Credits)

This course will provide an introduction to academic scholarship and doctoral studies for doctoral of business administration students. Students will become acquainted with university resources, technologies, policies, the dissertation research process and scholarly writing.

DBA 9015. Quantitative Business, Quality Management and Productivity. (3 Credits)

DBA 9100. Doctoral Research and Writing I. (3 Credits)

DBA 9110. Business Analysis and Analytics. (3 Credits)

DBA 9115. Statistics for Research. (3 Credits)

DBA 9120. Scholarship Inquiry. (3 Credits)

DBA 9200. Doctoral Research and Writing II. (3 Credits)

DBA 9210. Quantitative Research Design. (3 Credits)

DBA 9215. Qualitative Research Design. (3 Credits)

DBA 9220. Doctoral Research and Writing III. (3 Credits)

DBA 9310. Managing Human Capital in Healthcare. (3 Credits)

This course is required for the Healthcare Administration concentration for the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree and will focus on healthcare strategy, employment law and employee relations, healthcare professionals, credentialing, diversity, job analysis and design, recruitment, retention, performance management, compensation, benefits, organized labor, workforce planning, nursing workforce, quality and patient safety, workplace vitality, and human resource metrics. Throughout this course, students will utilize university resources, technologies, policies, dissertation research process, and scholarly writing presented in previous coursework.

DBA 9311. Legal and Ethical Issues for Healthcare Professionals. (3 Credits)

DBA 9313. Healthcare Financial Management and Economics. (3 Credits)

This course offers scholarly practitioners the financial framework necessary to investigate, diagnose, and enhance organizational financial health in an evolving and changing economic landscape in the healthcare industry. The financial framework will explore the foundation of financial/managerial accounting and financial management for application in the current healthcare environment.

DBA 9315. Healthcare Technology and Analytics. (3 Credits)

This course is required for the Healthcare Administration concentration for the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree and will focus on the health information technology (IT) and information systems (IS), healthcare data and analytics, healthcare IS, IS to support population health management, system acquisition, system implementation and support, achieving value in healthcare IS, organizing IT/IS services, privacy and security, performance standards and measures, system standards, alignment and strategic planning, governance and management, and healthcare IT/IS leadership.  Throughout this course, students will utilize university resources, technologies, policies, dissertation research process, and scholarly writing presented in previous coursework.

DBA 9317. The United States Healthcare Delivery System. (3 Credits)

DBA 9319. Population Health and Social Determinants. (3 Credits)

DBA 9320. Leading Transformation and Change. (3 Credits)

DBA 9321. Scenario Planning. (3 Credits)

DBA 9323. Contemporary Topics in Organizational Performance and Change. (3 Credits)

DBA 9325. Talent Management and Development. (3 Credits)

DBA 9327. Reframing Organizations. (3 Credits)

DBA 9330. Economic Theory and Business Effectiveness. (3 Credits)

This course will introduce students to the powerful and practical applications of micro and macroeconomic theory. This course will address the importance of understanding the framework of economics and how its tools can be used to develop solutions to the problems encountered in the management of complex organizations. Micro-level topics covered will include demand and consumer behavior, empirical cost analysis, pricing practices, and market structures. The macroeconomic environment in which a business operates will also be analyzed; including, aggregate income, unemployment, inflation, interest rates and exchange rates and how these factors effect organizational performance and strategy. The course will conclude with a capstone business environment plan which invites students to apply the empirical tools and economic theories they have become proficient with to create a comprehensive analysis of the microeconomic and macroeconomic environment for a business. Course assessments will include reviews of scholarly journal articles, case studies, quizzes and a capstone project.

DBA 9331. Financial Theory and Decision Making. (3 Credits)

DBA 9333. Applied Economics. (3 Credits)

DBA 9335. Corporate Finance. (3 Credits)

DBA 9337. Investment Portfolio Analysis. (3 Credits)

DBA 9339. Free Enterprise Principals. (3 Credits)

DBA 9350. Scholar-Practitioner Approach to Mentorship. (3 Credits)

DBA 9360. Organizational Consulting. (3 Credits)

DBA 9370. Dissertation Seminar and Advising. (1 Credit)

DBA 9380. Dissertation DBA Capstone. (3 Credits)