The IS DBA program at Smith is designed as a terminal degree targeted at practitioners and experienced professionals who seek to gain state-of-the-art research skills that can be applied to solving real-world problems. The IS DBA program will provide students with:
- State-of-the-art research tools and techniques in AI, Machine Learning, Predictive Analytics and Causal Inference from large-scale data, to find innovative solutions to critical complex real-world problems facing businesses, government and society.
- A deep understanding of digital platforms and emerging technologies and their implications for business strategy and policy.
- A solid foundation in behavioral and economic theories for nuanced insights into the role, impact, and potential of digital technologies.
- Rigorous research skills and advanced critical reasoning applied to real-world decision making in business and government.