Why study at California Intercontinental University?

Why study at California Intercontinental University?

Our executive education focuses on providing quality instruction and academic excellence, promoting critical thinking and discovering new insights. Our programs are designed to teach our graduates the knowledge and tools they need to succeed in their careers.

Online Classes

All of our classes are online, which means you can learn at your convenience.

DEAC accreditation

Accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) which is recognised by the Council of Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Transfer Credits Accepted

You will get the most credits for classes you have taken elsewhere, saving you time and money.


Doctorate of Business Administration (Registration No.: 262711)

The Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) program prepares graduates for advancement in their current employment or new business career opportunities. While learning the most advanced decision-making skills and techniques, doctorate candidates also develop and hone research and writing skills required for high- level responsibility in academic and business environments. The program encourages executives, college or universi-ty professors, and consultants to use their professional backgrounds to explore, design, and manage large systems in the complex organizations of increasingly multifaceted and multi-sectored economy.


20 courses in total
60 credits (3 credits for each course)
Maximum amount of transfer credit allowed is 9 credits, which is 3 courses. (Maximum transfer credit allowable at the discretion CIU)

Doctorate of Business Administration (Registration No.: 262711)

Admission Requirements


A Master’s degree awarded by an accredited tertiary institute; or
A Bachelor’s degree with completed Master level graduate work (If no master’s level work has been completed, students may petition the Academic Review Board for admission into the DBA program)

English Language Proficiency Requirement

TOEFL with a score of 550; or
IELTS with an overall score of 6.5; or equivalent