Doctor-Business Administration (DBA)

DBA 701 Res Bus & Econ Dev3 Credit hours   

This course describes key business and economic research issues. It shows how matters such as jobs, unemployment, policymaking, budget, taxes, and public investment apply to business research and practice.

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DBA 702 Cur Research Bus Innovation3 Credit hours   

Students will be introduced to contemporary research and pedagogical topics in business innovation including design thinking, disruptive innovation, corporate innovation, and the pedagogy of business innovation.

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DBA 703 Cur Research Issues Bus Tech3 Credit hours   

This course covers research topics related to business technology including investments, strategy, economic value, cybersecurity, privacy, adoption, diffusion, and development methods. Students will explore the academic literature in this area.

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DBA 704 Research Global & Intl Bus3 Credit hours   

Students are exposed to key topics in global and international business. They will investigate academic research on multinationalism, global competition and strategic management, and global marketing to develop research questions.

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DBA 705 Ped in Bus Schools3 Credit hours   

this course focuses on pedagogical practices in business schools including both traditional and innovative teaching methods. Students will understand effective teaching and learning practices in business schools.

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DBA 710 Bus Research Design Method3 Credit hours   

Students will be introduced to business research designs, including exploratory, descriptive, casual, experimental, case study, cross-sectional, and longitudinal research designs. Students will be exposed to both quantitative and qualitative methods.

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DBA 711 Bus Quant Methods I3 Credit hours   

This course covers techniques and applications of regression analysis and ANOVA models using statistical software. Students will apply the methods to real world problems and making valid statistical conclusions.

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DBA 712 Bus Quant Method II3 Credit hours   

The purpose of this course is to familiarize students with conceptual bases of SEM as well as applications necessary to undertake doctoral-level research and to answer questions of casual interest.

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DBA 713 Bus Quant III3 Credit hours   

This course extends the basic linear model frameworks learned in DBA 711 and 712 to non-linear regressions and non-parametric statistical tools and data-driven techniques.

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DBA 714 Qual Methods3 Credit hours   

This course introduces major qualitative approaches in business research including case study research, ethnography, narrative inquiry, discourse analysis, grounded theory, text analysis, and action research.

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DBA 720 Research Sem in Man Acct3 Credit hours   

This course includes a study of managerial accounting research topics and methods. Students will review and critically analyze research articles on budgeting, performance measures, enterprise risk management, innovation, and methodologies.

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DBA 721 Research Sem in Audit3 Credit hours   

Seminal and contemporary research articles on the audit environment, auditor decision making, auditor independence, the effects of auditing on the financial reporting process, and auditor fees will be introduced.

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DBA 722 Research Sem in Fin Acct3 Credit hours   

Students in this course will learn to critically analyze financial accounting research to identify potential areas for future study that can advance the current body of knowledge.

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DBA 730 Research Sem in HC Delivery3 Credit hours   

This course studies health care delivery research topics. Students will review and critically analyze literature on integrated health care delivery systems, clinical effectiveness, innovative technologies, workforce issues, and other topics.

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DBA 731 Res Mgr Epidemiology3 Credit hours   

This course provides insight into research topics that explore managerial epidemiology including disease control and transmission; population health measurement; planning and quality management; incidence, prevalence, morbidity, and mortality; and others.

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DBA 732 Res Sem HC Inform Mgt3 Credit hours   

This course addresses contemporary research issues in health care information management research. Research relating to electronic health records, data analytics, safety, privacy, and health information technology will be discussed.

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DBA 740 Research Sem HRM3 Credit hours   

This seminar is a review and analysis of the theories, models, and concepts utilized in the research of organizational behavior and human resource management.

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DBA 741 Res Op Bus Models & Strat3 Credit hours   

This course addresses issues in operations, business models, and strategic management with extensive reviews of research areas such as sustainable operations, strategic positioning, organizational structure and performance, and corporate governance.

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DBA 742 Res Sem in Entr, Sm Bus, & FF3 Credit hours   

Students in the seminar will study seminal and current research on the idiosyncratic nature of entrepreneurship, small business, and family firms. They will discuss theory and make connections among findings.

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DBA 790 Dissertation Design3-6 Credit hours   

This course is an individualized scholarly investigation of an important topic in business. It prepares students for the dissertation process and focuses on issues such as dissertation committee selection.

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DBA 791 Dissertation9-18 Credit hours   

Coursework supports and guides doctoral candidates in their research and the development and defense of the dissertation. The course provides individual time with members of the student's dissertation committee.

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