Doctorate in Business Administration (D.B.A.) makes one stand out from the crowds, implying to the employer of not only one’s knowledge but also commitment to personal growth and passion of learning. D.B.A degree goes further by showing the capability of applying high-level business theories into real-life cases and problem solving.

D.B.A. Programme Mission Statement
The Doctor of Business Administration (D.B.A.) at EIU-Paris is committed to fostering excellence in business research and preparing scholar-practitioners who can make significant contributions to the advancement of knowledge in their respective fields. Our mission is to provide accessible and affordable education delivered through a flexible, competency-based online learning platform, enabling students to engage in rigorous academic inquiry, critical analysis, and evidence-based decision-making. We aim to develop leaders with a lifelong learning mindset, adaptability, and the ability to apply advanced research methodologies and theoretical frameworks in industry-focused contexts. Through our D.B.A. program, we aspire to create influential thought leaders who can shape the future of business and contribute to the development of global society.

Programme Benefits
A D.B.A .degree is widely respected and acknowledged practitioner’s doctorate in Business Administration. It is designed to challenge the practical knowledge an experienced professional has acquired through their existing career in business, management, or leadership. In addition, the degree would help professionals to develop new skills through crucial academic research. 

As a result, these newly developed skills help an individual take their career to the highest level, preparing them for important decision making and analyses required for top-level leadership positions. 

Throughout the D.B.A. programme, candidates are given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities in strategic planning and advanced decision making. This might involve conducting complex analyses within their workplace environment to deepen their knowledge of their vocational sector as a whole. 

Professionals undertaking the D.B.A. programme would develop new theories that focus on improving current workplace practices, with the intention of making a positive contribution to real-world sector specific problems and challenges. 

Being one the highest level of qualification in the field of business and management, the D.B.A. programme leads to the following benefits to professionals undertaking this programme of study:

Career Outcomes

Careers D.B.A. graduates can go in to are varied. They include, but are not limited to:

Careers D.B.A. graduates can go in to are varied. They include, but are not limited to:

  • Research & Data Analyst
  • Consultant / Professional Coach for personal, professional and organizational clients
  • Academia – adjunct professorship / dean of business management programmes at postsecondary higher learning institutions / research advisor & supervisor
  • Government Bodies / Research & Development in Government Sectors
  • Entrepreneurship – Setting up one’s own company / consultancy
U.S. & Canada Equivalency


EIU’s Degree programmes have been reviewed and evaluated against U.S. and Canadian standards and are certified to be equivalent to degrees conferred by Regionally Accredited Universities in the United States and Canada.

This means that the EIU Degree programmes meet full or partial requirements for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) promulgated by the United States Dept. of Homeland Security. Additionally, the EIU Degree programmes also meet requirements for continuing education and/or employment in the U.S. and Canada.

This evaluation is done following guidelines set by AACROA evaluation guidelines, as well as, based on best practices promulgated by The Association for International Credential Evaluation Professionals (TAICEP), the National Association of Graduate Admissions Professionals (NAGAP), The European Association for International Education (EAIE), and the Association of International Educators (NAFSA).

To see the  samples of the CERTIFIED COURSE-BY-COURSE ACADEMIC EVALUATION (U.S. & Canada Equivalency) documents for EIU degree, click here