Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration

General

Program Description

Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration – 60 credits

This program is designed to contribute to the professional development of students through the knowledge and recognition of contemporary strategic issues and practices, achieved through the development of knowledge of scientific research methods and their application in the business environment for senior managers and consultants with advanced critical thinking and analytical skills. Students will have an appreciation of cultural, ethical and global issues and their impact on business theory and practice, using the skills needed for effective decision-making, in complex business environments, by integrating theoretical knowledge into practical applications.

Curriculum

Core Curriculum - 21 Credits
  • AD7501 Balancing Leadership and Relationship to Maximize Results
  • AD7602 Relationship Marketing
  • AD7655 Sensory Marketing
  • AD7678 Neuromarketing to Innovation
  • AD7754 Neuronegotiation
  • CH7037 Assessment for Excellence
  • EC8503 Microeconomics
Minor in Business Administration – 30 Credits
  • AD7541 Environmental Management
  • AD8207 Corporate Governance
  • AD8641 Business Coaching
  • IN7601 Scientific Investigation: Theory
  • IN7602 Scientific Investigation: Project
  • IN8603 Thesis: Research
  • IN8604 Thesis: Writing
  • IN8605 Thesis: Defense
Minor in Financial Education – 30 Credits
  • AD7642 Cognitive Business
  • MA7501 Mathematics as a Human Science
  • MA7503 Longevity, Financially Sustainable Generations
  • IN7601 Scientific Investigation: Theory
  • IN7602 Scientific Investigation: Project
  • IN8603 Thesis: Research
  • IN8604 Thesis: Writing
  • IN8605 Thesis: Defense
Minor in Health Care Services – 30 Credits
  • AD7662 Corporate Governance in Health Care Services
  • AD8641 Business Coaching
  • CH8043 Spiritual Intelligence
  • IN7601 Scientific Investigation: Theory
  • IN7602 Scientific Investigation: Project
  • IN8603 Thesis: Research
  • IN8604 Thesis: Writing
  • IN8605 Thesis: Defense
Minor in Neuromarketing – 30 Credits
  • AD7338 Genetics in Neuromarketing
  • AD8207 Corporate Governance
  • AD8641 Business Coaching
  • IN7601 Scientific Investigation: Theory
  • IN7602 Scientific Investigation: Project
  • IN8603 Thesis: Research
  • IN8604 Thesis: Writing
  • IN8605 Thesis: Defense
Electives (3) – 9 Credits

Objectives

The student completing the Doctor degree in Business Administration will develop:

  • Knowledge of scientific and scholarly research methods and their application in the business setting for senior managers, and consultants.
  • Advanced critical thinking concepts and analytical skills.
  • An appreciation of cultural, ethical, and global issues and their impact on business theory and practices.
  • Skills necessary for effective decision making in complex business environments by integrating theoretical insights into practical knowledge-based applications.

Entrance Requirements

  • Enrollment Application filled and signed.
  • Diplomas of previous studies.
  • Official Transcripts of previous studies.
  • Copy of official identification.
  • Debit Authorization (if desired).
  • A passport-type photo.
  • Pastoral Ordination if it were the case.
  • Master degree in the same area or in related areas of study.

Steps to Enroll

  1. Application: Complete the Enrollment Agreement sent by e-mail by the Student Services Department of FCU, sign and scan the document.
  2. Documents: Send the Enrollment Agreement to info@floridachristianuniversity.edu attached with all the documents necessary or send them by mail.
  3. Evaluation: After receiving the Enrollment Agreement and the copies of the requested documents, verification will be made by the corresponding departments. FCU will contact the students if additional documents are required. Transcripts must be official and sent directly from the university in a sealed envelope.
  4. Payment: If the student completes the Agreement and submits all required information, the next step is to pay the $260 Application and Enrollment fee, which is applicable to any program. (Application $40 & Registration & Processing Fee $110.00 – are not refundable + USD $110.00 Evaluation – refundable).
  5. Enrollment: Should the student’s Agreement require additional analysis by the Institution, the student will be informed immediately. After being approved, the student will be effectively enrolled and will receive a welcome letter, the Catalog, and the Student Handbook. After that, the online student will receive an e-mail with information on how to access the Student’s Portal and the template to be used their assignments. On-campus students will receive their class schedule. The Student ID Card will be sent by mail. Now the student is ready to begin their classes!

Mode of Study

Three-Course Delivery Methods: Face-to-Face/Synchronous.

Classes start immediately after enrollment, on an ongoing basis. For on-campus courses, invitations are sent out and students confirm their presence a minimum of (2) two weeks prior to the course date.

Last updated August 2019

About the School

Founded on August 29th of 1985, FCU always had the mission of providing Higher Education in a practical and accessible way, to professionals and ministers, preparing them to accomplish their callings ... Read More

Founded on August 29th of 1985, FCU always had the mission of providing Higher Education in a practical and accessible way, to professionals and ministers, preparing them to accomplish their callings with Christian foundations. The University promotes global outreach distance learning education programs through video, independent study, and online classes with qualified faculty and use of state- of- the- art technological infrastructure. Read less