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Doctor of Business Administration


DBA Program

two students
  • The 48 credit hour program consists of 11 courses, written and oral comprehensive exams, and a dissertation.
  • Written and oral comprehensives examine the student's mastery of the management literature.
  • Under the guidance of a dissertation chair, students undertake and conduct a dissertation that represents an original contribution to the field of management.
  • Admission is selective and based on a number of criteria including personal interviews, letters of recommendation, writing samples, prior work experience and career goals. Candidates must have a master's degree. If the master's degree is in an area other than business, additional coursework may be necessary.

Classes are held Monday-Thursday, 6-9 p.m. on the main campus.

Questions about the schedule? Want to sit in on a class? Call the Program Coordinator at 563-333-6267.