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DBA Candidate, Veteran Focuses On Leadership For The Future

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Sep 1, 2016 8:00:00 AM

DBA student Kevin Mallory delves into the qualities that define an effective leader so that he can nurture leadership in others.

When it comes to understanding what it takes to be an effective leader, Kevin Mallory, a candidate in Saint Leo University’s Doctor of Business Administration degree program, speaks from 37 years of military and professional experience.

Kevin says he has worked for some excellent leaders during his military and civilian careers. As a senior enlisted soldier, he also held several leadership positions himself, where he was responsible for training and mentoring other soldiers.

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Saint Leo Welcomes First DBA Degree Program Cohort

Posted by Mary Beth Erskine on Jan 7, 2014 8:02:00 AM

Following a weeklong introductory seminar at University Campus, Saint Leo's first DBA students will continue their coursework online.

Twenty-two highly accomplished professionals accepted into Saint Leo University’s inaugural Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program cohort began their doctoral studies at University Campus during the week of Dec. 30-Jan. 3, attending their first on-ground intersession at the Donald R. Tapia School of Business.

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DBA Degree Vs. PhD: What's The Difference?

Posted by Mary Beth Erskine on Sep 3, 2013 7:22:00 AM

If you’re trying to decide between a doctor of business administration degree – a DBA – or a PhD in business, here’s the bottom line on the difference between the two.

By Dr. Sherrie Lewis, assistant professor of management

The strong response we have been receiving to Saint Leo University’s new Doctor of Business Administration degree program (DBA) has generated some commonly asked questions.

While the answers to many program-specific questions can be found on our program overview (available at the bottom of this post) and the previous blog post, "Taking a Closer Look at Saint Leo's DBA Degree Program," I’d like to address one issue, in particular: the difference between a DBA and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in business administration.

Here are answers to some of the questions we have received concerning the two degrees.

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Why A Doctor of Business Administration Degree? Part 2

Posted by Mary Beth Erskine on Jul 30, 2013 8:41:00 AM

If you’re considering earning a DBA degree as a step towards a career in academia, check out the following insight from Saint Leo faculty who did the same.

You’ve been successful in business for many years, and you’re looking for a new personal challenge: to achieve the highest degree in the management field, a Doctor of Business Administration degree.

Some seasoned business professionals choose to pursue DBA degrees because it prepares them for advancement in their current jobs or elevates their credentials to pursue consulting opportunities.

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Why A Doctor of Business Administration Degree? Part 1

Posted by Mary Beth Erskine on Jul 23, 2013 8:35:00 AM

Thinking about starting a DBA degree program? Members of Saint Leo’s business faculty explain why they decided to pursue the degree.

Reasons differ for entering a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree program.

Some experienced business professionals choose to pursue DBA degrees because it opens doors to academic careers.

Others are preparing for advancement opportunities in their current jobs.

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Taking a Closer Look at Saint Leo's DBA Degree Program

Posted by Mary Beth Erskine on May 7, 2013 7:59:00 AM

Experienced business professionals looking to achieve the highest degree in the management field and differentiate themselves from other MBAs have a new option: a values-based DBA degree program at Saint Leo.

Asking why a business professional might want to pursue a doctorate of business administration degree is like asking why a mountain climber might want to scale Mount Everest.

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