Doctor in

Business Administration

The DBA is a fourth-level degree program focused on high performance executive professionals who want to research and refine their knowledge in business management and administration.

It is designed to prepare proven business professionals to expand their breadth of knowledge and abilities in leadership, innovation and engagement. The program is taught by scholars-practitioners, accomplished researchers with extensive managerial and organizational experience.

“Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others." (Jack Welch)

Important Information
  • Each professional in the Doctoral program is required to have at least one paper accepted in a recognized peer reviewed journal. This must be accomplished before the submission of the dissertation.
  • The Doctorate is structured in eight areas of study divided into two years plus dissertation stage.
  • Based on the program’s unique characteristics it is open for enrollment any time throughout the year.
  • Designed to accommodate studies for working business professionals.
  • Although the DBA program is flexible and self-paced, we recommend the student to commit an average of 24 hours of coursework and research per week.

Information

Faculty:  Ciencias Empresariales

Duration:  24 - 32 months

Schedule: to be determined between the candidate and advisor

Available at

[✓] Campus Central
[-] Campus Escuintla

Contact us

(502) 2326-5165
asesor02@uspg.edu.gt
Mon – Fri 9:00 A.M. – 8:00 P.M.
Requirements
Research & Dissertation
Pensum
Schedule
Investment

Doctorate Requirements

Master’s Degree from an authorized academic institution. Four years of work experience in Executive positions. Proficiency in English since courses will be taught in English.

 

 

Research

Each professional in the Doctoral program is required to have at least one paper accepted in a recognized peer reviewed journal. This must be accomplished before the submission of the dissertation.

Dissertation

Dissertation:
• Proposal (30 days)
• Dissertation (24 months max.)

Dissertation Defense:
• Review and approval process
• Defense

 

Pensum

Eight areas of study divided into two years plus dissertation stage.

1. Business Research Methods (Quantitative, Qualitative and Mixed Methods)
1.1 Scholarly Communication

2. Strategic Leadership

3. Managerial Economics and Financial Analysis

4. Leadership, Ethics and Corporate Governance

5. Performance Management

6. International Management

7. Business Innovations and Organizational Change

8. General Required Capstone Course for USPG (Includes Applied Leadership, Progressive Values, Worldview, Innovation and Creativity)

Schedule

Although the DBA program is flexible and self-paced, we recommend the student to commit an average of 24 hours of coursework and research per week.

The schedule for mentoring will be arranged at the convenience of the doctoral candidate and the advisor.

 

 

Investment

24 Monthly Payments of Q4,000.00 for areas of study

6 Monthly Payments of Q4,000.00 for dissertation stages

Yearly enrollment fee of Q4,000.00

( * ) La asesoría, revisión, predefensa y defensa de tésis tienen costo adicional según arancel del año en que se realice.

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