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Executive Doctorate and Executive Philosophiæ doctor in Applied Economics

The Executive Doctorate and Executive Philosophiæ doctor in Applied Economics teaches learners to apply data-driven strategies to creating competitive advantage across a variety of business disciplines.

Learn the Art and Science of Applied Economics.

Provide savvy business leadership as a graduate of the Doctor in Applied Economics program at FBU. Whether developing market-driven strategy or expanding definitions and perceptions of various market segments, your insight will drive effectiveness to new heights. Graduates of this program are well-prepared for executive-level roles as well as careers in higher education.

Pursue a next-generation education with an online degree from FordBridge. Earn your degree with convenience and flexibility with online courses that let you study anytime, anywhere. FBU offers the most experienced leadership in delivering online degree programs. Full-time faculty members and fully trained adjunct instructors, equipped with strong academic backgrounds and practical experience in their fields, support you every step of the way. Designed with the career-oriented professional in mind, our online classes provide an intimate environment that stimulates engaging and challenging discussions. Choose from programs across our distinct colleges, in high-demand employment areas. Classes begin frequently.

* Please note that this list may contain programs that are not presently offered as program availability may vary depending on class size, enrollment and other contributing factors. If you are interested in a program listed herein please first contact your University Counselor for the most current information regarding availability of the program.

Degree Outcomes

This applied economics doctoral program trains you to assess consumer behaviors, refine market research and propose savvy strategies for business success. Enhance your analytical skills while learning to utilize the latest technology tools for best-in-class business decision-making. Whether leading a complex multinational business or training the next generation of business innovators, this marketing doctorate degree program will position you for the leading edge.

Understand the Foundations of Strategy and Analysis.

Learners within the Doctor in Marketing study the following competencies.

Research and scholarly writing.

Financial management and decision-making.

Digital and integrated marketing communications.

Microeconomic theory and application.

Qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis.

Global and cultural factors in consumer behavior.

Career Outcomes

The programs offered at FordBridge may vary by content and course length.

Program Core Courses.

RES-811: Introduction to Advanced Graduate Studies and Scholarship Total Credits: 3 credits.

DBA-820: Emerging Issues in Financial Management Total Credits: 3 credits.

AES-830: The History and Philosophy of Economy Total Credits: 3 credits.

MKT-832: Digital Technology and Consumer Behavior Total Credits: 3 credits.

RES-850: Foundations for Research Total Credits: 3 credits.

RSD-851: Residency: Dissertation Total Credits: 3 credits.

MKT-834: Data-Driven Marketing Management Total Credits: 3 credits.

RES-861: Analysis of Existing Research Total Credits: 3 credits.

DBA-815: Economics for Business Decisions Total Credits: 3 credits.

DAE-835: The Sustainable Future Total Credits: 3 credits.

RES-866: Approaches to Research Design and Data Analysis Total Credits: 3 credits.

RES-845: Statistics Total Credits: 3 credits.

RSD-881: Residency: Presentation of Progress or Results Total Credits: 3 credits.

AES-836: Consumer Behaviors in Global Marketing Total Credits: 3 credits.

AES-838: Complexity of Marketing Total Credits: 3 credits.

RES-880: Formalizing the Research Prospectus Total Credits: 3 credits.

DAE-885: Developing the Research Proposal Total Credits: 3 credits.

DAE-955: Dissertation I Total Credits: 3 credits.

DAE-960: Dissertation II Total Credits: 3 credits.

DAE-965: Dissertation III Total Credits: 3 credits.