Doctor of Business AdministrationHealthcare Leadership

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Our Program

The JU Davis College of Business & Technology has partnered with our Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences to offer a DBA in Healthcare Leadership. This professional doctorate program will prepare business leaders to approach problems in new ways with high-level training in real-world research and analysis skills within the healthcare industry. DBA's in Healthcare Leadership graduates are often employed as:

  • Healthcare Consultants
  • Hospital Administrators
  • Directors or Executives


Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA)

Affiliate member of the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA)

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Why Choose JU?

Our Doctor of Business Administration in Healthcare Leadership is one of the only AACSB accredited programs in the country. An AACSB Accredited degree ensures a high level of quality of curriculum, faculty, and the reputation behind the credential. Our DBA faculty are highly qualified academic scholars who continuously publish academic research and have studied at elite national institutions. Our DBA in Healthcare Leadership is an ideal program for you if you are:

  • Wanting to move up in your career and gain the additional credentials needed
  • Interested in working in the healthcare industry, one of the fastest-growing areas of opportunity in the country
  • Interested in starting and managing healthcare projects or people
  • Interested in improving the delivery of healthcare 

The Flexibility You Want

Classes meet one Friday and Saturday each month on JU's beautiful Florida riverside campus. But if you can’t make it, we’ve got you covered. You can always stream the class live or watch a video later. You never have to miss anything. 

Cohort Format

  • Classes designed for working professionals
  • Attend classes once a month (Friday & Saturday / 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.)
  • 21 days on JU main campus
  • Choose to attend class in-person or online
  • Share and learn from your classmates' challenges and experiences 

Three Program Phases

  • In the first phase, students complete the “core” coursework 
  • The second phase is the comprehensive activity and oral presentation of the dissertation proposal 
  • In the final phase, the candidates focus on their dissertation by dedicating their third year to doctor-level research and writing in a business area of their choice
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AdmissionsHow to Apply

  • Completed JU application
  • If you have a master's degree:  Unofficial transcripts for graduate degree most recently conferred

If you do not have a master’s degree, extra coursework is required. 

  • Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Intent 
  • The following may be requested of students with a 3.0 GPA or below:
    • Letters of Recommendation 
    • GRE/GMAT Scores 

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Contact Information Davis College of Business & Technology

Davis College of Business & Technology
Jacksonville University
2800 University Blvd N
Jacksonville, FL 32211


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