3 Signs You are Ready to Start Your DBA Program

Posted on September 26, 2016  in  [ Doctoral Journey ]

Are you a business professional wanting to take your career to the next level? Do you envision yourself working at the executive level, or even running your own business? If you have said yes to any of these questions, then you might be ready to earn your Doctor of Business Administration (DBA). Continue reading to find out more signs you are ready to start the journey to a DBA:

You Want to be a Leader in the Business World

If you have always dreamed of rising to the top of your field, then you may be ready to start your DBA program. Some of the many reasons that people decide to further their education are the potential to earn a higher salary, advance to a higher job position or climb the corporate ladder and become a boss.

You Have Past Educational Experience

If you are considering earning your doctoral degree, it is likely you have been through bachelor’s- and master’s-level programs. From these experiences, you already have an idea of what it will take to complete your degree. Earning your doctorate in business will take time and dedication, so having persistence will help get you through!

You Have the Personal Qualities to Succeed

If you enjoy learning and feel ready to maintain the balance of work and school, you are ready to start your DBA program. Major keys to success in earning a doctorate in business are organization, time management and motivation. Having these three traits will help ensure that you will stay on task and not overwhelm yourself with all that is on your plate.

If you find yourself agreeing to the statements above, then you are ready to begin your journey to earning your Doctor of Business Administration!

Grand Canyon University’s College of Doctoral Studies has a mission to create a unique doctoral program experience, where learners can connect with faculty in a vibrant learning community. To learn more about doctoral degrees available at GCU, visit our website or contact us today using the Request More Information button at the top of the page.

Written by Adriana Carda, a junior earning a psychology degree at GCU.

Adriana Carda

Adriana is a junior at GCU majoring in psychology, and is a part of the Honors Institute. She was born and raised in Lakewood, CA and moved to Phoenix to attend Grand Canyon University. In her free time, she enjoys outdoor activities such as camping, fishing and hiking. When she is not doing those, you can find her reading, working on a crafty art project or spending time with her friends. Her career goal is to become a forensic psychologist.

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