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Westford University College Doctorate of Business Administration
Westford University College

Doctorate of Business Administration

1 Years


Part time

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USD 7,000 / per year *

Distance Learning, On-Campus

* Year 1 - USD 7000.00 / Year 2 - USD 3500.00 / Year 3 - USD 3500.00


Challenging, Flexible, and Global

Take your career to the next level whilst maintaining a healthy work-life balance!

Earning the coveted doctorate degree program from a reputed university is a dream for many professionals! This requires dedication and commitment to make one of the most significant decisions in life. Doctorate of Business Administration or DBA program is a complete doctoral degree but comes with few contradictions to an academic-oriented Ph.D. degree. Doctorate of Business Administration is available in online or part-time study modes. DBA degree specializes in effectively utilizing key professional experience in pursuing industry implied research.

DBA degree is developed and delivered in partnership with Universidad Catolica De Murcia (UCAM), Spain, ranked among top 10 universities in Europe by Times Higher Education Ranking-2019 for Quality Education. The final degree is issued by UCAM which will be awarded at the convocation held at University in Spain.

About the University

Founded in the year 1996, UCAM is a fully accredited European University with a clear mission: to provide students with the knowledge and skills to serve society, to contribute to the further expansion of human knowledge through research and development.

UCAM empowers students to develop their own real-world skills. The campus’s top-class infrastructure, its labs, and studios, allied with practical learning components will prepare students to put their acquired knowledge into action. Students have to complete an internship in a public or private institution where they will receive a taste of their future field of expertise.

UCAM has established more than fifty research groups in close collaboration with enterprises such as Coca-Cola, DANONE, Vodafone, and Siemens, providing some students with the opportunity to contribute academically. UCAM is among the first universities to adapt its programs to the European Quality System for Education, following the Bologna Process.

What is a DBA?

The Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) is a blended part-time professional doctoral degree with an international scope and reputation, designed to enhance executive and professional practice through the application of sound theory and rigorous research into real and complex issues in business and management. The part-time DBA program enhances the capability of the learners to develop knowledge theory, their application in business. A key aspect of the program is to develop personal, consultancy, and research skills in the context of rigorous and relevant research.

DBA and PhDs – Equal but Different

The Doctorate of Business administration or DBA is an executive-level program designed for working professionals with extensive managerial experience as well as a master’s degree, who are looking to advance further in their career. DBA program has both rigor and relevance as it contributes to theory, practice, and research in business and management. The online or part-time DBA program is a full-fledged Doctoral degree, but contrary to the Ph.D., there is a focus on professional experience. The Ph.D. program is targeted towards those interested in pursuing research-focused careers in academia.

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