Ph.D./D.B.A. Program in Values-Driven Leadership

Named the #1 doctoral program in leadership by, Benedictine University's Ph.D./D.B.A. program in values-driven leadership is designed to fit the demanding schedules of busy executives. Learn how our 3-year program combines rigor and relevance to give you evidence-based insights you can put to work on Monday morning. 

Program At A Glance

  • Curriculum focus: Our curriculum integrates the fields of global leadership, strategic change, and corporate sustainability. We look at each of these fields through the four levels of leadership: self, other, organization, and society.
  • Format: Cohort and classroom-based, with a flexible schedule designed for working executives who commute from around the globe.
  • Length: Three years - two years of course work followed by a year of dissertation writing and research.
  • Class schedule: Classes are held once a month on weekends and once a year for an 8-day intensive.
  • Faculty: Benedictine's core faculty guide students through the program; during class weekends, the core faculty teach alongside visiting scholars from the world's leading institutions.
  • Timeline: New cohorts launch every two years (e.g.: April 2019, April 2021) 
  • Level of Study


  • Department

    College of BUsiness

  • Teaching Language


  • Duration

    3 Years and 0 Months

  • Tuition Fee

    40000 - US Dollar

  • Learning Mode

    Full-Time Learning

  • Discipline

    Business Management

  • Start Term


  • Country

    United States