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University of West Alabama Online Doctor of Business Administration in Rural Business
University of West Alabama Online

Doctor of Business Administration in Rural Business

Livingston, USA

3 Years


Full time, Part time

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The 100% online Doctor of Business Administration in Rural Business from the University of West Alabama prepares you to advance your career as an expert in rural business management. It is designed to provide an in-depth study of critical issues and strategies for success in the industry. As the first program of its kind in the nation, this degree explores real-world solutions to global rural business challenges. With UWA Online, you can study in a flexible format and complete your degree in as little as three years.

This advanced business degree features coursework in entrepreneurial finance, legal issues, qualitative and quantitative research, statistical analysis and more. You will also choose from career-focused track options in Rural Entrepreneurship and Innovation or Rural and Transformational Leadership to specialize your studies for your chosen professional path. When you complete the program, you can become an independent scholar, a practitioner of rural business and an agent of change in this dynamic field.

As a student, you will learn from industry-connected faculty who will guide you in building entrepreneurial skills and gaining transformational leadership knowledge. You will also create an applied dissertation based on rural business needs. With the skills you gain in this program, you can pursue careers like rural business consultant, economic developer, rural business educator and chief executive.

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