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Doctor of Philosophy in Christian Business Administration

Doctor of Philosophy in Christian Business Administration (PHD.) – 64 credit hours

The purpose Doctor of Philosophy in Christian Business Administration (CPHD.) program is to provide the candidate with an advanced competencies and Christian business and managerial insights through the preparation and observation for those actively involved in vocational Christian Business Administration. Cornerstone focuses on the practical knowledge and understanding rather the actual degree itself. For this purpose, CCU’s requirements and standards are slightly higher without any additional work or cost to you. From the start of your first course up to your graduation you’ll know your interest, perception, and desire are biblically oriented and intellectually stimulated and you’ll be humbly proud of your education and the degree up on your wall.

The Doctor of Philosophy Christian Business Administration explores how globalization, entrepreneurship and technology are changing the business practice, as well as building critical management skills in managerial, teamwork, integrative analysis, and oral and written communication. Recognizing that today’s business students need flexibility, students have various options for accelerating CCU 64 credit hours’ program.

Virtual Campus

We provide you with many tools to ensure your success. Most important of all, every AIU student is assigned a tutor and an academic advisor. Once you login to the student section of your AIU Virtual Campus,
communications and assignments can be sent directly to your tutor and academic advisor for any question you may have. They will respond within 24-48 hours. 24/7 access to Distance learning: Complete assignments online or offline for your convenience. Step by Step guides including video, explanation and example for each course. All materials can be access on all web browsers including Mozilla, Firefox and Google Chrome. Direct interaction with all aspects of the university including advisor and tutor. Access to hundreds of new online courses which you can select from.

What Can I Do With a Doctorate in Business Administration?

A doctor of Christian business administration degree qualifies you to take on almost any leadership role in the business world, including upper-management responsibility like controller and treasurer, and executive-level roles like chief information or chief human resources officer.

Ph.D. programs in business typically prepare you for careers in academia. You may choose to work as a research associate, focusing largely on collecting and analyzing data about business operations and initiatives, or you may prefer to teach, taking on roles like instructor or adjunct lecturer. Many Ph.D. graduates opt for tenure-track positions such as professor or dean.

Contextually speaking, individuals graduated from the Christian Business Management (CPHD) program will be prepared to:

  • Demonstrate an advanced understanding and integration of ministry in relation to the biblical studies, academic, and educational disciplines.
  • Articulate and apply a comprehensive and critical philosophy of Business Management.
  • Demonstrate advanced competencies in the areas of critical thinking, Research and Writing, Business Ethics, Business Communication, Administration/Education Leadership, and Strategic planning.
  • Plan, implement, and critically evaluate major undertakings in business and management toward the fulfillment of the Great Commission through Christian professionalism.
  • Evaluate personal, spiritual, and professional development and design a plan for lifelong learning through Business Management.
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Courses
Credits
BUS704
Culture, Ethics & Communication
4
BUS714
Introduction to Financial Accounting
4
BUS724
Managerial Accounting
4
BUS734
Strategic and Transformational IT (Technology Selective)
4
BUS744
Managing Digital Business Markets (Technology Selective)
4
BUS754
Data Models and Decisions
4
BUS764
Operations Management
4
BUS774
Financial Management
4
BUS784
Entrepreneurial Finance and Private Equity (Entrepreneurship Selective)
4
BUS794
Marketing Management
4
BUS804
Entrepreneurship and New Ventures (Entrepreneurship Selective)
4
BUS814
Creativity for Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs (Entrepreneurship Selective)
4
Leadership & Managing Human Capital
4
BUS824
Integration and Teams
4
BUS834
Cross Cultural Communication and Teamwork
4
BUS844
Corporate Social Responsibility and Ethics
4
BUS854
Global Supply Chain Management (Globalization Selective)
4
BUS864
International Economics for Managers (Globalization Selective)
4
BUS874
Globalizing the Enterprise (Globalization Selective)
4
BUS883
Managerial Economics and Public Policy
3
BUS884
The Global Economic Environment
4
BUS893
Strategic Management
3
BUS894
Integrative Business Plan Competition
4
PHD900
Dissertation Research Project
12