2 years
Nov Sep Aug Jul May Apr Feb Jan
Study mode
Tuition fee (entire course)
Local students
USD 26,700
Foreign students
USD 26,700
Other costs
Other costs apply

About this course

A DBA in Healthcare Management and Leadership combines the high-level managerial expertise necessary to lead a business with the specific knowledge and skills for advancing in the most stable and consistently growing industry today.

While the current outlook for jobs in the healthcare field has always been encouraging, it is continuously growing more favorable with the expansion of technology’s influence on medical care. Now more than ever, highly qualified leaders are in demand to organize a successful business plan for a variety of medical facilities, from major hospitals to medical research laboratories to smaller doctor’s offices.

California Intercontinental University’s accredited DBA program for Healthcare Management and Leadership provides the groundwork for healthcare professionals looking to advance their careers with the tools needed to reach the next level. Courses specializing in economic healthcare evaluation, healthcare marketing, and merging healthcare theory with current practice train students to recognize trends in the industry. Students gain important skills in strategic decision making and for the most lucrative and efficient systems needed in order to expand on upward growth and continue to foster the most advanced technology in the medical field.

The current outlook for healthcare careers is promising and constantly rising, with increasing demand for a workforce with relevant healthcare skills and knowledge as well as the necessary business acumen for creating and improving upon present organizational systems. The highest degree in healthcare management is the gateway to top-level positions in medical research, healthcare administration, and healthcare financial management. A career path in healthcare is a smart bet in today’s economy, with many opportunities ranging from working in private practices to hospitals to research facilities.

*This is a 100% online degree program. 

Entry Requirements

  • A copy of the applicant’s Curriculum Vitae or professional resume
  • Evidence of having minimally two or more years of full-time, occupational experience, preferably at a managerial level, related to the Business Administration field
  • Official transcripts showing the completion of a master’s degree from an approved or accredited college or university/institution. If the master’s degree was earned in a non-business related field, the Academic Department can evaluate the submitted documents to determine a reasonable foundation for the applicant to successfully complete the doctoral program

English Language Proficiency:

  • A minimum score of 530 on the paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a 71 on the Internet Based Test (iBT), or a 6.5 on the International English Language Test (IELTS) prior to enrollment.