A Program Designed For Executives

The three-year, part-time program combines the best of face-to-face and online learning to deliver a rich, interactive experience.

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Work With World
Class Faculty

Fox School faculty are committed to transforming business by studying the issues that matter to organizations.

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Connecting Theory To Practice

The Fox Executive Doctorate in Business Administration gives senior managers the applied research tools to solve tomorrow's business problems.

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Executive DBA Virtual Information Session
Thursday, December 11th, 2014 at 5:30pm



The Fox Executive Doctorate in Business Administration


Because Every C-Suite Needs a Doctor

Prescribe powerful business solutions with the Fox Executive Doctorate program.

Expand your decision-making abilities and gain new perspectives on everyday business challenges. The Executive Doctorate in Business Administration is a part-time, three-year program designed to equip senior managers and executives with the power to transform today’s business environment. Through applied theory and research, and with the ability to customize your research to your professional and personal interests, the Fox Executive DBA prepares you to approach problems as an evidence-based manager—and a thought leader in your field.

You’ll enhance your managerial and leadership skills far beyond your MBA and senior-level professional experience. Backed by the research-focused educational excellence of Fox, the Executive DBA program connects premier academic exploration to real-world practice. Learn to rigorously test assumptions, compare solutions, and assess the success of corporate initiatives alongside our highly distinguished faculty—and develop the skills to cure complex and practical business challenges. The Executive DBA at Fox provides an exciting opportunity to make an impact not only on your career, but also the business world at large.

The Fox Executive DBA At a Glance:

  • 3 years
  • Part-time
  • Cohort structure
  • Six weekend on-campus residencies per year, for the first two years only
  • Residencies supplemented with online sessions
  • Evidence-based
  • Apply theory and research to practice
  • Dissertation
Program Features
  • Engage in academically rigorous and practice-focused business research from the AACSB-accredited Fox School of Business.
  • Learn how to conceptualize and investigate complex business problems.
  • Develop a program of research tailored to your background and career goals.
  • Receive personalized mentorship from Executive DBA faculty as you progress through your coursework and develop your individual program of research.
  • Receive your Doctor of Business Administration in three years with a structure tailored to executives, delivered through a limited number of on-campus residencies, and supplemented with online courses and collaboration.

Program Benefits
  • For you: Enhance your personal and professional development by fueling your research curiosity, teaching you new tools for understanding organizational systems and preparing you to address the unique challenges and opportunities of today's business environment.
  • For your company: New perspectives and problem-solving skills to enhance your company's managerial decision-making through rigorous testing of assumptions, comparative solutions and successful assessments of corporate initiatives.