Prepare yourself to become a leader in the field of IT management while completing an applied dissertation project that allows you to make an immediate, practical contribution to your organization. With a focus on diverse organizational and global contexts, this DBA program explores emerging trends and multidisciplinary research to advance the practice of IT management.
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.
With your DBA in IT Management from Capella, you’ll learn to exhibit proficiency in academic research, writing, and critical thinking skills as well as synthesize emerging trends, technological influences, and research to advance the theory or practice of global information technology management. Additionally, you’ll be able to synthesize multidisciplinary research and evolving practices, foster an organizational culture that supports technological innovation within the context of changing business needs, and evaluate ethical frameworks, including the organization’s global citizenship, and legal requirements that guide information technology management.
Common jobs with an online DBA in Information Technology Management include chief information officer (CIO), chief technology officer (CTO), vice president of information technology, IT strategy and management consultant, technology program director or faculty member. Potential workplaces include: corporation, consulting firm, community college, land-based or online university, government agency or nonprofit organization.