DBA Introduction

The Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program at Lincoln University is an advanced professional and academic degree program preparing students for teaching and research positions within universities and/or the pursuit of careers in management or consulting at senior levels. The purpose of the program is to educate students in the concepts and techniques needed to understand a range of business disciplines and to conduct research on issues arising in professional business practice.

The program objectives are:

  1. Provide students with the opportunity to learn the latest academic theories, concepts, techniques and applications with emphasis in teaching, research, practice in the field of concentration, and consulting,
  2. Extend the knowledge, expertise and skill of students through the application of research to business problems and issues by including internships, teaching experiences, and special study projects as a part of the curriculum,
  3. Develop the student's ability to carry out independent research at an advanced level, and enhance their ability to deliver their ideas, research methodology and findings by means of formal presentations with critiques of their analytical, written, oral and media presentation skills in business, professional, and educational environments,
  4. Create opportunities for Lincoln University's bachelor's and master's degree students to continue their business education by undertaking the doctoral degree course of study.