Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership/ Information Systems and Technology

Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership/Information Systems and Technology

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Approx. program length:

4 years


Credits:

62


Cost per credit:

$810

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Accreditation:

ACBSP Accredited

* DM is ACBSP-accredited

Transform the way organizations use technology

Learn how to help your organization stay competitive in an evolving digital economy with a Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership/Information Systems and Technology. Our distinctive Scholar-Practitioner-Leader SM Model helps you develop a blend of knowledge, skills and leadership abilities that can lead to greater personal and professional effectiveness. Our Doctoral Education EcosystemTM surrounds you with a support system that includes access to experienced researchers, online dissertation research and writing tools, and grants, fellowships and scholarships.

In this Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership/Information Systems and Technology program, you’ll:

  • Use technology to lead innovation and impact your organization and industry
  • Apply business analytics to improve decision-making
  • Develop an understanding of enterprise information systems
  • Examine big data concepts and technology trends

You’ll take just one course at a time in this doctoral program. And courses are never more than eight weeks long, so you can balance work and life on the path to your degree.

Knowledge without boundaries

Advance your research goals, learn how to publish, and gain an overview of research funding and award opportunities through our online scholarly community, classes and events. From practical research tools to an annual research summit and workshops, we help University of Phoenix-affiliated faculty, student and alumni researchers bring research to fruition.

Research Centers

As a doctoral student in the School of Advanced Studies, you’ll have access to our University Research Centers. These discipline-specific centers are designed to help student and faculty expand their research portfolios and influence change in their fields.

Course length:

8 weeks*

* Some courses are shorter than 8 weeks.

Total credits required:

62


Max. number of transfer credits:

39

Requirements and prerequisites

You’ll need 62 credits to complete this program. Required courses may vary based on previous education or transferable credits.

Dissertation

Doctoral students are required to complete a dissertation, which is added to the University Dissertation Library. The time to complete your dissertation will vary, depending on your unique approach to research and completing writing and revisions.

Residency

Located in Phoenix, Arizona, required residencies offer the opportunity to connect with fellow doctoral students on the main University of Phoenix® campus to form valuable networking relationships and refine research and leadership abilities. Contact a University enrollment representative at 844.YES.UOPX for details.

Transfer credits

Earn your degree faster. If you’ve earned a master’s degree from an accredited university, you may be eligible to receive up to 6 doctoral-level credits toward your doctoral degree. Current doctoral students from an accredited university or college may be eligible to receive up to 39 credits based on previous doctoral coursework.

Core courses

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Developing The Doctoral Identity DOC700
1
Leadership Theory And Practice LDR711A
3
Creative And Critical Thinking DOC705R
3
Research Conceptualization And Design RES709
3
Foundations Of Information Systems Management IST710
3
Organizational Theory And Design ORG716
3
Statistical Research Methods And Design I RES710
3
Doctoral Seminar I DOC720R
2
Management Philosophies MGT716
3
Information Technology For Teams IST722
3
Qualitative Methods And Design RES724
3
Departmental Information Systems IST723
3
Doctoral Seminar II DOC723
3
Organizational Information Systems Management IST724
3
Doctoral Seminar III DOC733R
3
Doctoral Seminar IV DOC734R
2
Global Information Systems Management IST732
3
Descriptive And Comparative Data Analysis RES725
3
Approaches To Phenomenological Inquiry And Data Analysis RES727
3
Qualitative Case Study RES728
3
Ethnomethodology And The Study Of Culture RES729
3
Grounded Theory Methods RES745
3
Mixed Methods RES746
3
Correlational Methods Of Analysis RES726
3
Doctoral Dissertation DOC741
3
Information Systems Management Architecture IST733
3
Doctoral Project IV DOC742
3
Annual Renewal Residency DOC741R
2

Projected job growth:

12%

According to Bureau of Labor Statistics

Job opportunities

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the projected job growth for computer and information systems managers is projected to be 12 percent between 2016 and 2026. A Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership/Information Systems and Technology degree can help prepare you to be an:

  • Application development director
  • Information systems director
  • Information technology director
  • Management information systems director
  • Information technology manager

Networking opportunities

Access powerful networking tools through our PhoenixLinkTM career services platform. Take advantage of personal career coaching. Search and apply for jobs, or make your resumé visible to employers. And connect with employers and alumni through career fairs and mixers. It’s all about connections. And we help you make them.

Learning outcomes

Along with the knowledge and skills related to the University Learning Goals, students who graduate from the School of Business should gain program-specific knowledge, skills and abilities. Each college or school creates a set of Program Student Learning Outcomes (PSLOs) to describe the knowledge, skills or attitudes students will possess upon completion of the program of study. By the time you complete your Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership/Information Systems and Technology, you should be able to perform these learning outcomes.

Accreditation:

* DM is ACBSP-accredited

Program accreditation

The Doctor of Business Administration has been reaffirmed for accreditation until 2027 by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), ensuring the quality of your education.

What does that mean in real life? ACBSP-accredited business programs are committed to quality standards. The quality of the program is continuously benchmarked against specific criteria that prepare students for their industry of choice. Accreditation occurs on a 10-year cycle with regular quality reviews.

View the completion and first-year persistence rates for all ACBSP-accredited business and accounting programs.

Institutional accreditation

Regional accreditation is an institution-level accreditation status granted by one of six U.S. regional accrediting bodies. Accreditation by more than one regional accrediting body is not permitted by the U.S. Department of Education.

University of Phoenix is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), hlcommission.org. Since 1978, University of Phoenix has been continually accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and its predecessor.


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What sets us apart?

When you choose our Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership/Information Systems and Technology program, you can:

Trust our accreditation

Our Doctor of Management degree is evaluated regularly by the ACBSP, ensuring the quality of your education.

Get the credit you deserve

If you have a master’s degree from an accredited university, you may be eligible to receive up to 6 doctoral-level credits. Current doctoral students from an accredited university or college may be eligible to receive up to 39 credits based on previous doctoral coursework.

Access a wealth of resources

Built for working adults, our hub of doctoral resources is designed to support your doctoral journey and dissertation process. This includes access to University Research Centers, experienced faculty and industry professionals ready to mentor you along the way.

Take the next step

It’s time to let your education prepare you for the next phase of your career. You’ve got the will. And, by taking one course at a time toward a Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership/Information Systems and Technology degree, you’ve got the way.

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