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2021 - 2022 Catalog 
2021 - 2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration, D.B.A.

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Program chair: Dr. Jeff Moser

The Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) is a terminal degree for the practitioner in their industry. The DBA provides for a better understanding of the landscape of business and allows for both a personal development and professional enhancement to help the student pursue a multitude of opportunities

Admission Requirements

  • Official transcripts showing a master’s degree or completion of at least 30 credits from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Application/enrollment fee - This will be collected at the time you fill out the online application.
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Two references (include contact information as part of the application)
  • Comprehensive essay of at least 500 words that includes the following:
    • The purpose for pursuing a Doctorate of Business Administration
    • Reasons for choosing the University of Mary
  • Selected candidates will interview with the GTSB Faculty Admission Committee. After all admissions materials have been submitted and an interview has been conducted, an admissions decision will be made.


  • Graduate-level statistics course
    • Can be completed during the first year of the program if not completed as part of the master’s degree.

Program Requirements

Total: 54 Semester Credits

Program length: 3 academic years / 9 semesters / 144 weeks

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