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Program Options and Curriculum

Doctor of Business Administration

 

The LMU DBA program is intended for upwardly mobile professionals and recent MBA graduates with exceptional academic backgrounds. Foundation classes are the four main components of the LMU MBA core and are waived if the DBA candidate has completed an MBA degree.  The DBA core is made up of five classes that will provide the bas for understanding business theory and application in today’s market.  The Management Concentration and Marketing Concentration are made up of four courses each.  The students have 12 hours of dissertation credit to earn working with their dissertation committee.

 

  •   Management Concentration
    Foundation Courses:
    MBA 545 - Marketing Management 3
    MBA 550 - Financial Management 3
    MBA 570 - Accounting and Decision Making 3
    MBA 575 - Contemporary Management & Leadership 3
    Business Application Core:
    DBA 705 - Microeconomics: Theory of the Firm 3
    DBA 706 - Marketing Strategy, Structures, and Systems 3
    DBA 707 - Operations and Quality Management 3
    DBA 708 - Competitive Advantage and Innovative Management 3
    MGMT 710 - Strategic Management 3
    Management Concentration:
    DBA 709 - Conflict Management and Negotiations for Managers 3
    DBA 714 - Managerial Decision Making and Business Policy 3
    DBA 715 - Strategic, Innovative, and Technological Management   3
    MGMT 720 - Organizational Culture and Change 3
    Research Methods:
    DBA 804 - Doctoral Statistics 3
    DBA 805 - Qualitative Research Design and Analysis 3
    DBA 806 - Quantitative Research Design and Analysis 3
    Dissertation:
    DBA 899 - Dissertation 3
    DBA 899 - Dissertation 3
    DBA 899 - Dissertation 3
    DBA 899 - Dissertation 3
    Total Program: 60
  •   Marketing Concentration
    Foundation Courses:
    MBA 545 - Marketing Management 3
    MBA 550 - Financial Management 3
    MBA 570 - Accounting and Decision Making 3
    MBA 575 - Contemporary Management & Leadership 3
    Business Application Core:
    DBA 705 - Microeconomics: Theory of the Firm 3
    DBA 706 - Marketing Strategy, Structures, and Systems 3
    DBA 707 - Operations and Quality Management 3
    DBA 708 - Competitive Advantage and Innovative Management 3
    MGMT 710 - Strategic Management 3
    Marketing Concentration:
    DBA 730 - Advanced Consumer Behavior 3
    DBA 731 - Data-Driven Marketing Management 3
    DBA 732 - Global Brand Strategy 3
    DBA 733 - Integrated Marketing Communications 3
    Research Methods:
    BUSN 804 - Doctoral Statistics 3
    BUSN 805 - Qualitative Research Design and Analysis 3
    BUSN 806 - Quantitative Research Design and Analysis 3
    Dissertation:
    DBA 899 - Dissertation 3
    DBA 899 - Dissertation 3
    DBA 899 - Dissertation 3
    DBA 899 - Dissertation 3
    Total Program: 60