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Executive PhD Programs
(Business, Information Technology, Leadership)

@ University of the Cumberlands

Executive Ph.D. in Business

Executive Ph.D. in Business program builds on real-world professional experience, it prepares students for C-Suite and higher-level positions in any organization. This program also provides the theoretical, research-based insights and practical training students need to work in academia and guide further development through research.

Degree Requirement: 66 Credits ( Excluding Internship)

Program Core Courses - 18 Credit Hours

  • BACC 731 - Advanced Management Accounting
  • BADM 733 - Strategic Marketing: Research and Practice
  • BADM 734 - Corporate Finance: Financial Management in a Global Climate
  • BADM 735 - Comparative Economics
  • BADM 737 - Management Ethics and Social Responsibility
  • BADM 838 - Strategic Thinking, Decision Making and Innovation

Professional Studies - 21 Credit Hours

  • DSRT 734 - Inferential Statistics
  • DSRT 837 - Professional Writing and Proposal Development
  • DSRT 736 - Dissertation Workshops
  • DSRT 839 - Advanced Research Methods
  • DSRT 930 - Dissertation
  • DSRT 931 - Dissertation

Concentration Electives - 21 Credit Hours

  • Must have earned at least 21 credits in one of the following disciplines: Information Technology, Information Securities (Cybersecurity), Digital Forensics, Global business using blockchain technology

Capstone (Internship)

  • NTR 799/899 - Applied Learning Internship

 

Executive Ph.D. in Information Technology

Executive Ph.D. in Information Technology program will enhance students professional qualifications. From identifying cyber threats, to using big data analytics, to making data-driven policy decisions, students will take a leadership role in the field of data science and information technology.

Degree Requirement: 66 Credits ( Excluding Internship)

Program Core Courses - 18 Credit Hours

  • ITS 831 - The Importance of Information Technology in Strategic Planning
  • ITS 832 - Information Technology in the Global Economy
  • ITS 833 - Information Governance
  • ITS 834 - Emerging Threats and Countermeasures
  • ITS 835 - Enterprise Risk Management
  • ITS 836 - Data Science and Big Data Analytics

Professional Studies - 21 Credit Hours

  • DSRT 734 - Inferential Statistics
  • DSRT 837 - Professional Writing and Proposal Development
  • DSRT 736 - Dissertation Workshops
  • DSRT 839 - Advanced Research Methods
  • DSRT 930 - Dissertation
  • DSRT 931 - Dissertation

Concentration Electives - 21 Credit Hours

  • Must have a minimum of 21 credits in one of the following disciplines in the content specialty area: Information Technology, Information Securities (Cybersecurity), Digital Forensics, Global business using blockchain technology

Capstone (Internship)

  • NTR 799/899 - Applied Learning Internship

 

Executive Ph.D. in Leadership

Executive Ph.D. in Leadership will engage students in a comprehensive study of effective leadership, teaching, and management methods. The program will also delve into the political skills involved in educational decision-making processes, program planning, and evaluation strategies.

Degree Requirement: 60 Credits ( Excluding Internship)

Program Core Courses - 24 Credit Hours

  • LEAS 730 The Politics of Organizational Decision Making
  • LEAC 731 Learning in Adulthood
  • LEAS 732 Program Planning and Evaluation
  • LEAS 830 Theoretical and Practical Leadership
  • LEAS 833 American Higher Education
  • LEAS 835 Processes of Change
  • LEAC 834 Leadership in Historical Context
  • LEAS 836 Current Trends and Leadership Issues

Professional Studies - 24 Credit Hours

  • DSRT 734 Inferential Statistics in Decision Making
  • DSRT 736 Paper Workshop
  • DSRT 834 Advanced Statistical Applications
  • DSRT 837 Professional Writing and Proposal Development
  • DSRT 839 Advanced Research Methods
  • DSRT 850 Qualitative Research
  • DSRT 930 Dissertation
  • DSRT 931 Dissertation

Concentration Electives - 18 Credit Hours

  • Must have a minimum of 18 credits in one of the following disciplines in the content specialty area: Criminal Justice, Education, English, Health Professions, History, Nursing, Religion, Student Personnel Services, Business, Information Systems, Instructional Technology

Capstone (Internship)

  • NTR 799/899 - Applied Learning Internship

For a complete description of the above requirements, please go to the Course Catalog.

University of Cumberlands

Location:

  • Florence, KY | Alexandria, VA | Irving, TX | Des Moines, WA | Ann Arnor, MI | Kentifield, CA

Tuition:

  • From $749 / credit hour
  • From $15,729 / year
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