Doctor in Business Administration (DBA)

Curriculum for the Degree of
Doctor in Business Administration (DBA)

A. PHILOSOPHY COURSESUnits9 Units
A.1 Philosophy & Arts of Mgt. Science3
A.2 Social Responsibility of Business3
A.3 Philosophy of Man & Nature3
B. MAJOR FIELD OF CONCENTRATION30 Units
B.1 Creative & Innovative Management3
B.2 Scientific Management Research3
B.3 Investment Management3
B.4 Law, Gov't, & the Economic Enterprise3
B.5 Computer & Business: Theory & Application3
B.6 Directed Studies in Management3
B.7 Quantitative Planning Models3
B.8 Strategic Management3
B.9 International Financial Management3
B.10 Management of Human Resources3
C. COGNATES (Any three of the following)9 Units
C.1 Current Business Problems & Issues3
C.2 Financial System, Markets & Institution3
C.3 Fffective Bus. Comm. For Executives3
C.4 Comparative Economic System3
C.5 Operations Management3
C.6 Fiscal & Monetary Policies3
C.7 Economic & Management History3
C.8 Risk Management3
C.9 Business Research Enterprise3
C.10 Management of Business Enterprise3
C.11 Marketing & Business Development3
TOTAL 48 Units
D. DISSERTATION 12 Units
GRAND TOTAL 60 Units

The DBA Degree Requirements

To complete the course and be awarded the degree of Doctor in Business Administration (DBA), a candidate must meet satisfactorily the following requirements:

  1. Completion of at least forty-eight (48) units of academic subjects, consisting of nine (9) units of Philosophy Courses, thirty (30) units of Major Field of Concentration, and nine (9) units of Cognates, with general average of at least 1.75 or 88%;
  2. A written comprehensive examination covering the totality of the course to be taken by all doctoral candidates who have completed the required courses;
  3. Thes tudent should be enrolled in dissertation writing of twelve (12) units during the same semester when the oral defense takes place.
  4. Completion of the course within seven (7) years reckoned from date of original enrolment in the DBA Program.

Baccalaureate degree holder of non-business/commerce course shall be required to complete at least six (6) additional units of COGNATES subjects in the MBA Program, or complete at least twelve (12) units of undergraduate business subjects which shall be prescribed by the Dean of the Graduate School of Business.

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