2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    Jul 19, 2024  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration, DBA (Online)

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The Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) is designed to develop innovative leaders who seek to maximize impact in public, private, and non-profit organizations. Students will acquire the tools needed to synthesize their theoretical foundation, carry out timely and relevant applied research, and immediately apply creative and actionable plans to solve existing problems. Graduates will be able to improve the quality of their business decisions and foster an environment of performance excellence to advance their competitiveness in a global business environment while conducting themselves in accordance with the highest ethical standards. Curriculum and courses are designed to meet the needs of professionals tasked in responding to today’s global business environment and provides advanced training in professional management, human resources, marketing, and other business-related fields. The program helps students attain the insights and skills that are needed to advance to executive or professional leadership positions.

Admission Requirements

Doctor of Business Administration Admission Requirements

Admission standards for graduate studies at California Baptist University can be found under Graduate Program Admissions in the Online and Professional Studies section of the University Catalog. Specific admission requirements for the Doctorate in Business Administration are:

  1. Completion of a Master of Business Administration Degree
    • A Master of Business Administration degree from an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and/or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or the evaluated equivalency or successful completion of a pre-approved Master of Business Administration competency exam
  2. Students must meet all common professional components as described within the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) guidelines as met by professional experiences, approved leveling exams, and/or coursework.
  3. Current Résumé or Curriculum Vitae:
    • Work experience
    • Educational, leadership, and professional organization activities
    • Scholarly activities

Program Requirements (56 units)

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