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Professional Doctorate in Commerce

The Professional Doctorate in Commerce is an advanced business education for commerce professionals imparting specialized skills for leadership in diverse commercial environments.

The Professional Doctorate in Commerce from East Bridge University is a professional degree program that is specifically designed for professionals who are aiming to optimize their knowledge and expertise in the field of commerce. This doctorate program combines extensive academic coursework with real-world implementation in professional settings. It is an ideal choice for seasoned professionals who are aspiring to attain leadership roles in commerce-related fields, such as business management, finance, marketing, entrepreneurship, and international trade.

An Online Professional Doctorate in Commerce focuses on applied research which involves the unification of theory and practice which in turn prepares graduates to address intricate business challenges and contribute to the advancement of the commerce sector.

Benefits of pursuing a Professional Doctorate in Commerce

  • Opportunities for specialized academic exploration in areas such as finance, marketing, entrepreneurship, and international trade.
  • Enhancement of advanced critical and problem-solving skills.
  • Augmented credibility and recognition in the business community.
  • Potential for publication of research findings in academic journals.
  • Aptitude to contribute to business innovation and bring forth organizational change.
  • Potential networking and collaboration opportunity with industry experts on future projects.
  • Training for consulting or advisory roles in the business sector.
  • Expansion of professional opportunities globally due to the program's broad focus on commerce.

Professional Doctorate involves four stages

To be eligible for the professional doctorate in commerce, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants require a recognized Bachelor's or Master's degree in the relevant field of study.
  • Demonstrate a preferred minimum of 10 years of relevant life experience.
  • Provide evidence of a standardized test score, such as IELTS Level 6.0 or equivalent proficiency.

Who are Professional Doctorates suited for?

A Professional Doctorate program is crafted for professionals who are working in public or private sectors and offers them career advancement opportunities in specialized fields. Ideal for experienced working professionals aspiring to senior leadership roles, these programs enable the practical application of knowledge in various work environments. Acquiring a professional Doctorate degree is advantageous for individuals seeking to apply their expertise in practical settings such as companies, educational institutions, and services.

Is a Professional Doctorate internationally recognized?

A professional Doctorate degree is recognized as an international qualification by most countries; as a result, many Asian, EU and international students choose to undertake their Doctorate at EBU. While most global employers recognize a professional Doctorate obtained, you should ensure that this is the case in your home or destination country if you wish to work abroad. PDC is conferred directly by European International University, Paris.

Duration of an Online Professional Doctorate in Commerce

Finish your Online Professional Doctorate in Commerce at East Bridge University within 36 months, with the possibility of accelerated completion. Reach out to our Program Officers to expedite your journey and achieve your goals faster.

Admission Process for a Professional Doctorate in Commerce

  • Fill application form available on East Bridge University website [ Click here to apply]
  • Wait for detailed instructional email from our Enrollment Department
  • Fill up the Admission evaluation form and submit with your updated resume
  • On acceptance of your Enrollment you will get a provisional offer letter with Course fee, payment plan and admissible scholarship if any.
  • Make the payment for the course fee. Submission and payment of admission fee marks the end of enrolment process.

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The curriculum of a Professional Doctorate in Commerce program is crafted to impart a thorough comprehension of commerce theories, progressive research methodologies, and real-world business strategies. Students pursuing an online Professional Doctorate in Commerce engage in coursework focusing on topics such as strategic management, workplace dynamics, economics, financial analysis, marketing strategies, and global business environments. The doctorate degree imparts a sturdy theoretical foundation while enhancing professional skills required for effective decision-making and problem-solving in the commerce sector.

The main focus of encouraging students to take on research studies is to develop practical solutions to intricate business complications. These research projects often provide networking and collaborating opportunities with industry experts and business partners. This applied research component allows students to bridge the gap between theory and practice, applying their knowledge and skills in real-world contexts.

Credits for Professional Doctorate Program

  • Introduction to Research (Coursework) - 30 ECTS
  • Conducting Accurate Internet Research (Coursework) - 30 ECTS
  • Dissertation (15,000 words research) - 90 ECTS
  • Viva Voce (Thesis) - 30 ECTS
  • Total - 180 ECTS


What are the career opportunities after completing a Professional Doctorate in Commerce?

After completing a Professional Doctorate in Commerce, graduates can pursue a wide range of career opportunities. Some potential career paths include:

  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of a corporation
  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of a company
  • Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of an organization
  • Chief Operations Officer (COO) of a business
  • Vice President of Business Development
  • Director of Strategic Planning
  • Senior Financial Analyst
  • Director of Sales and Marketing
  • Vice President of International Business
  • Director of Supply Chain Management
  • Senior Product Manager
  • Director of Human Resources
  • Chief Information Officer (CIO) of a company
  • Director of Corporate Strategy
  • Vice President of Operations

Fees Structure

Thank you for considering our education programs. We understand that financial planning plays a crucial role in your decision-making process. Garner the benefit of flexibility when pursing an online professional doctorate degree from East Bridge University (EBU) which provides access to the course from any corner of the world. EBU offers affordability and easy instalment payment option with no interest charges. Payments can be made via, Credit Card, Online Bank Transfer, PayPal or Cash at our Global Centers. All Fees Include Tax, LMS Access, Program of study, Evaluation and assessment, Study guide, Diploma, and transcript from European International University.

Country Flag Country Currency Amount
United States of America USD 2750
United Kingdom GBP 2200
Thailand THB 94000
India INR 227000
UAE AED 11000

Fees include all: Tax, Program of study, LMS access, Study guide, Evaluation and Assessment, Diploma, Courier charges apply for Degree dispatch to your country. Certificate Notary and Apostille charges are separate from Paris. PDC is conferred by the European International University, (EIU-Paris). There is a bench fee applicable for each extension you request to complete the PDC program after 36 months

Refund Policy

Once students register for a course, they are responsible for dropping any course they decide not to attend.

  • Once you have enrolled in the program and you wish to immediately pull out and before any access has been granted - 50% of the tuition fee will be refunded
  • No refund for students who have received course access and have already started off with the program from EBU
  • Read all Terms and Conditions before making payments
  • Processing of refunds make take up to 3 months


The Professional Doctorate in Commerce is delivered and assessed by East Bridge University and the quality is assured by European International University, Paris. The most Grand & Global level Degree and the transcript are affiliated to by European International University, Paris, allowing students to receive relevant degrees upon successful completion.

European International University is a private higher education establishment authorized by the French Ministry of National Education, Higher Education, Research, and Innovation, in accordance to and in compliance with the French Education Act: Code de l’Education Articles L 444-1 to 444-11 and R 444-1 to 444-28.

Certificates and Transcripts

Documents regarding graduation are always generated in English, and will be made up-to-date as per the latest guidelines or formats adopted by European International University. These documents may be issued and legalized from Paris, France.

The following graduation documents are issued from East Bridge University:

Degree: It shows the graduate’s name in full, degree program, date, issuing country and signature of the Dean of the Faculty, the President and Registrar. It does not particularly mention any information regarding distance learning. This is issued by European International University.

Transcript: Displays all the credits accounted towards the degree, including the credits transferred from previous education, and the corresponding grades. It comprises the Diploma Supplement information, as deemed necessary by European Higher Education guidelines. This is issued by European International University

Graduation Completion Letter: A letter from East Bridge University from the Head of the Board of Academics information about your successful completion of the program.

Reference Letter: A reference letter is equivalent to a recommendation letter. A document is a stamp of integrity, capability and character of the candidate. This is issued from the Head of Faculty of the School, East Bridge University upon request.

East Bridge University, praised by influential business leaders

East Bridge University has been a wonder and a magic in my life; helping me summarize my lifelong learning, experience and my teaching for living a life made more meaningful with learning and practice of simple skills for every age in every generation. My journey with East Bridge University has been truly inspiring and exciting for me as well all my associates, including my learners. I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to the entire team of East Bridge University.

Dr. Mitali Roy
Soft Skilled Trainer, USA Professional Doctorate in Learning and Development

The journey with East Bridge University has been phenomenal! The structure of the course is so scientifically designed that the journey in the research study became all the more smooth. The support team was always prompt and spontaneous in responding to any queries or doubts.

Dr Aditi Ghosh
Senior Teacher Trainer, Kolkata, India Professional Doctorate Programn

I would like to express my appreciation for the knowledge and skills I have gained throughout my journey in the program. The curriculum was comprehensive and well-structured, covering the subject to conduct research as it was one of the main requirements to complete the Professional Doctorate. I am grateful for the opportunity to have been part of the Professional Doctorate program at East Bridge University.

Prashun Kumar Choudhury
Managing Director of Ozonead Group of Companies, Malaysia Professional Doctorate in Business Administration

It has been a fantabulous journey with East Bridge University. The great team provided me with excellent mentoring and guidance. I firmly believe that this study helped me advance professionally as well. I'm grateful to my mentor for helping me all the way through to this success. The webinars and course material were very educational and beneficial for my research environment. Once again, a big thank you to the EBU team. I'm confident I'll continue my learning adventure with them in the future.

Mr. Kaaushik Vardhan
Senior Infrastructure Cloud & On-Premise Project Manager, Malaysia Professional Doctorate in Business Management

So far I have no complaints, I am very happy with the content and the fact that I can work at my own pace. Thank you East Bridge University.

Chantel Van Der Merwe
Manager - Human Resource, Malaysia Masters in Education

It has been an amazing journey with East Bridge University. EBU provides a wonderful platform to working professionals to accomplish their dreams. I believe as a Principal of a leading school ,the Doctoral Program will immensely help me in my career growth. The course structure was well organized. The support team was super spontaneous. Above all I will express my heartfelt gratitude to my guide in the course, or his encouragement & guidance

Puja Bhattacharya
School Principal, Kolkata, India Professional Doctoral Program