Doctor of Business Administration

Chart Futures, Shape Leaders, and Define Organizational Success with the Walsh College Doctorate in Business Administration program.

You can’t reach the highest levels in organizations or mentor emerging business professionals without an edge. You need to know every nook and cranny of the business world and know how to solve the toughest problems facing enterprises today. And you need to be able to do this in a way that works around your busy lifestyle, not require you to quit your job or put your life on hold.

The Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree at Walsh College is a distinguished doctoral program meticulously crafted to enhance candidates’ expertise in business administration through hands-on research. Engaging with the complex challenges of today’s global landscape, you will develop practical solutions for leaders, executive decision-makers, and managers.

Tailored for working professionals, the DBA is a program designed to align with your schedule. Our flexible approach combines online coursework and Zoom-enabled remote delivery with on-campus engagement for local students, fostering real-time interactions between faculty mentors and doctoral candidates. As a DBA graduate, you will become well-equipped for any number of diverse career paths including roles as business leaders, consultants, or esteemed business educators.

Why Walsh?

Faculty With Real-World Experience

There’s no substitute for experience. 95% of Walsh faculty bring their real-world industry experience into the classroom . You will learn from proven business minds who have worked or are working in the roles you may see yourself in one day.

Flexible Learning Options

Recognizing the diverse needs of our students, Walsh College offers a range of flexible learning options. Whether you prefer traditional on-campus classes, online learning, or a hybrid approach, we have a solution that fits your lifestyle.

Career Services & Networking Events

Your success extends beyond the classroom, and we are committed to supporting your career aspirations. Walsh provides comprehensive career services, including resume workshops, networking events, and job placement assistance to help you launch your professional journey.

Streamlined Dissertation Process

Our dissertation process is designed to provide candidates with support from start to finish. Faculty responsiveness, clear expectations, established milestones, and adequate mentoring all play a vital role in helping successfully guide students through their dissertations.

A Network of Support

Our knowledgeable, professional staff will be there to help from your first contact to the day you graduate. With free tutoring, professional mentoring, and networking opportunities throughout the year, you’ll have the resources you need for academic and professional success.

Overview, Courses, and Graduation Requirements

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FastTrack Your Education

FastTrack is an accelerated degree program that lets you earn credits for both a master’s and doctoral degree at the same time. Meet with a Walsh Enrollment Specialist to learn more.



So many possibilities are unleashed when you enroll in the right Walsh program.

We want to help you find the degree that’s right for you.



Take the first step toward the rest of your life. Apply online or speak with an Enrollment Specialist today.

Call 248-823-1600 or email

Make the Investment that Pays Off Long Into Your Career

applying to Walsh

1. Apply to Walsh

Applying is easy through our online portal. Have a few questions first? Our Enrollment Specialists are ready to help!

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2. Choose Your Path

Choose online, remote synchronous, or on-ground classes at the pace that fits your goals. We’ll provide the training and skills you need to start your career and/or head into your certification exam with confidence.

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3. Reach New Heights

With a Walsh degree on your resume and your certification in hand, you’ll be ready to advance your career and influence your company for decades.