Walden University

D.B.A. - Information Systems Management

Walden University's Doctor of Business Administration (D.B.A.) program with a specialization in Information Systems Management is designed for experienced business professionals who are interested in pursuing leadership positions in the IT field. Read more about this program here.

Official Program Name:

Doctor of Business Administration (D.B.A.) with a specialization in Information Systems Management

School Offering Program:

Walden University

Degree Level:


Program Description:

Walden University's Doctor of Business Administration (D.B.A.) program with a specialization in Information Systems Management is designed for experienced business professionals who want to broaden their knowledge of leadership, advanced decision-making, theory, and applied research. The program's specialization courses focus on several areas within information systems management, including innovation management, competitive advantage management, and global supply chain management. Students who enroll in this program will have access to experienced faculty members and experts throughout the program and will also have the opportunity to apply what they have learned to real issues in business and management.


Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association, www.ncahlc.org.

Learning Format:


Estimated Program Length:

Time to completion for this program varies by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. Personalized estimates of time to completion can be discussed with Walden University enrollment advisors.

Total Credits Required:

60 semester credit hours

Financial Aid Available:

Walden University offers a number of financial aid opportunities including scholarships, fellowships, and employer tuition reimbursement for those who qualify. Enrollment advisors can also assist with federal aid, private loans, veteran benefits, and other opportunities.

Courses for a Doctor of Business Administration (D.B.A.) with a Specialization in Information Systems Management:

Degree program curriculum and credits are subject to change. Contact Walden University for the most current information before enrolling in a program.

Foundation Course

Course TitleCredits
Foundations for Doctoral Business Administration Studies 3

Course Business Courses

Course TitleCredits
Business Operations: Systems Perspectives in Global Organizations 3
Information Systems: Global Management Strategies and Technologies 3
Marketing: Strategic Innovation in Globally Diverse Markets 3
Finance: Fiscal Leadership in a Global Environment - Creating Competitive Responses and Building Corporate Opportunities 3
Leadership: Building Sustainable Organizations 3

Business Strategy Course

Course TitleCredits
Business Strategy and Innovation 3

Research Methods Courses

Course TitleCredits
Applied Research Methods - Qualitative and Quantitative 3
Quantitative Decision-Making in Professional Practice 3

Specialization Courses

Course TitleCredits
Seminar in Global Supply Chain Management 3
Seminar in Innovation Management 3
Seminar in IT for Competitive Advantage 3

Doctoral Studies Courses

Course TitleCredits
Writing the Doctoral Study Prospectus 4
Doctoral Study Mentoring 0
Doctoral Study Completion (4 credits taken each term for 5 terms) 20

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

Students who complete Walden University's D.B.A. - Information Systems Management program can gain an in-depth knowledge of the management challenges facing technology-based businesses. This knowledge can be used to identify new technology applications, apply technological solutions to business situations, and make organizations more competitive in the global marketplace.

Careers that program graduates may seek include:

  • Information Systems Manager
  • Information Systems Consultant
  • Business Application Developer
  • Systems Integration Supervisor

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