Published: 06 May 2014

Global DBA Survey 2014: Professional doctorates in management worldwide

What are professional doctorates in management? Where are they offered? Who is studying them and what are their career outcomes?

The Global DBA Survey provides information on the global distribution of nearly 300 DBA, PhD, or other doctoral programs for professionals and a detailed analysis of 46 programs that are offered in 15 countries. 

 

Participating schools and doctoral programs

Australia

  • Australian Institute of Business: Doctor of Business Administration
  • University of Southern Queensland: Doctor of Business Administration

China

  • City University of Hong Kong: Doctor of Business Administration

Finland

  • Scandinavian Art and Business Institute*: Doctor of Business Administration

France

  • ESC Rennes: Global DBA
  • Grenoble Ecole de Management: Doctor of Business Administration
  • Horizons University: Doctor of Business Administration
  • International School of Management**: Doctor of Business Administration
  • Scandinavian Art and Business Institute*: Doctor of Business Administration
  • SKEMA: Executive PhD in Project and Programme Management

Germany

  • Fachhochschule des Mittelstands (FHM), in cooperation with the University of Gloucestershire (UK): Doctor of Business Administration
  • Reutlingen University, International Institute for Strategic Leadership: Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)

Ireland

  • Waterford Institute of Technology: Doctorate in Business Administration

Malaysia

  • Open University Malaysia: Doctor of Business Administration
  • Universiti Sains Malaysia: Doctor of Business Administration

Puerto Rico

  • Turabo University School of Business & Entrepreneurship: Doctor in Business Administration

South Africa

  • Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University: Doctor of Business Administration
  • Gordon Institute of Business Science, University of Pretoria: Doctor of Business Administration

Spain

  • IE Business School: Doctor in Business Administration

Switzerland

  • Business School Lausanne: Doctorate of Business Administration
  • HWZ University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration Zurich: Doctor of Business Administration
  • International University in Geneva Public Administration: Doctor of Business Administration, Doctor of
  • SBS Swiss Business School: Doctor of Business Administration
  • UGSM-Monarch Business School: Doctor of Business Administration

The Netherlands

  • Business School Netherlands: Doctor of Business Administration
  • Maastricht School of Management: Doctor of Business Administration
  • TiasNimbas Business School, Tilburg University: Executive PhD***

Trinidad & Tobago

  • Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business: Doctor of Business Administration

United Kingdom

  • Bradford University School of Management: Doctor of Business Administration
  • Cass Business School, City University London: Executive PhD***
  • Cranfield School of Management: Cranfield International Executive Doctorate (DBA)
  • University of Reading, Henley Business School: Doctor of Business Administration
  • Leeds Metropolitan University: Doctorate of Business Administration
  • Manchester Business School: Doctor of Business Administration
  • Regent University: Doctor of Strategic Leadership
  • University of Portsmouth: Doctor of Business Administration
  • University of South Wales: Doctor of Business Administration

USA

  • California International Business University: Professional Doctorates in Management
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Management, Weatherhead: Doctor of Management Program
  • Lawrence Technological University: Doctorate of Business Administration
  • Georgia State University: Executive Doctorate in Business
  • Oklahoma State University: Ph.D. in Business for Executives Program
  • Liberty University: Doctor of Business Administration
  • Rollins College: Executive Doctorate in Business Administration
  • Sacred Heart University: DBA in Finance
  • The Fox School of Business at Temple University: Executive Doctorate in Business Administration
  • University of Dallas, Satish and Yasmin Gupta College of Business: Doctor of Business Administration
  • University of Wisconsin, Whitewater: Doctorate of Business Administration

 

* The Scandinavian Art and Business Institute is registered both in Finland and France under authorization of the Academie de Paris.

** The International School of Management (ISM) is an American school located in France.

*** This Executive PhD is offered by the TiasNimbas Business School and the Cass Business School together.