Understand finance theory and practice at an advanced level while improving your ability to influence others and drive results. Gain the skills, knowledge, and informed perspective to lead organizations, provide strategic finance advice, or educate the next generation of finance professionals. This online doctoral program features a comprehensive core curriculum of research, strategy, leadership, and ethics, plus intensive coursework that explores current and emerging global finance theory, financial institutions, financial reporting, and investment and portfolio management.
With your online DBA in Finance, you’ll learn to evaluate financial theory and emerging trends, technological influences and social influences. You’ll have the ability to integrate ethical, legal, and regulatory concepts into the theory and practice of finance, conduct research that makes contributions to the finance profession and body of knowledge, and assess diverse types of financial risks that organizations face to develop solutions in a globally competitive environment.
You’ll also have the opportunity to participate in Capella’s international experience. This optional trip is designed to provide multinational networking, increased cultural literacy and global operations learning experience.
Online courseroom discussions, specially designed networking sites, and face-to-face weekend residencies provide ongoing opportunities to build professional relationships and share knowledge with other business leaders around the country. A prescribed course sequence, built-in dissertation milestones, and supportive mentoring create a clear path toward completing the program in 3 years.
Common jobs with an online DBA in Finance include CFO, CEO, VP of Finance, director, senior finance manager, consultant, controller, and faculty member. Potential workplaces include corporation, consulting firm, government agency, community college, and land-based or online college or university.