Doctor of Business Administration (D.B.A.) in Leadership Online Degree Program

Doctor of Business Administration (D.B.A.) in Leadership Online Degree Program

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Lead Your Business to Success with a Doctor of Business Administration (D.B.A.) in Leadership

Liberty University’s Doctor of Business Administration is a 100% online degree program. Our D.B.A. programs online provide advanced training in professional management, human resource development, and quality management. In addition to our D.B.A. in Leadership, we offer eleven other specializations that supply the values, knowledge, and skills needed to advance your career in leadership and management at the highest levels of business.

Liberty University’s online Doctor of Business Administration in Leadership program will equip you to excel in the top tiers of the corporate world. Through our D.B.A. in Leadership, you will examine how to direct organizational change and develop servant leadership as well as master executive leadership and management leadership theory. Throughout Liberty's D.B.A. degree in Leadership, you will learn new strategies on how to integrate the Christian worldview into your business practices. 

Why Choose Liberty University's D.B.A. Degree Program?

Liberty University is the largest private, nonprofit university in the nation and the largest university in Virginia. Our online D.B.A. programs are designed to specifically give you the ability to specialize in an area of study that most interests you. Each of our specializations within the D.B.A. degree program allows you to create your own degree path to best fit your schedule. Under our D.B.A. degree programs, you will have the opportunity to attend a WebEx meeting with your professor and fellow classmates in the first week of the course. In addition to this, Liberty University's online D.B.A. in Leadership gives you the opportunity to take intensive courses that promote connections with both peers and professors. These invaluable interactions are great opportunities to establish personal and business relationships.

Students who choose Liberty University's Doctor of Business Administration in Leadership are provided with a challenging and rewarding curriculum that seeks to hone in on each student's skills to promote student success. In our D.B.A. in Leadership, students will come to understand the meaning of servant leadership and how it affects to the workforce and employees. Understanding great leadership is important since its effects ripple into business production and employee morale. Liberty students pursuing this degree will also develop skills in the analysis, planning, implementation, and evaluation of both social and technical systems of business organizations. With Liberty University's goal of Training Champions for Christ, these newly found skills are based on Biblical foundations, which influence both business and management decisions.

Benefits of Choosing Liberty University's D.B.A. Degree

  • By earning your Doctor of Business Administration in Leadership degree from a non-profit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • Tuition for our D.B.A. degree programs has not increased in three straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university. 
  • Students are granted access to a plethora of online resources through Liberty University's library portal throughout their pursuit of obtaining a D.B.A. degree in Leadership.
  • Doctor of Business Administration in Leadership students have the ability to complete their D.B.A. degree online in four years.
  • Able to personalize your degree to best fit your schedule and needs.

Benefits of Possessing a D.B.A. Degree

  • Increased job opportunities.
  • Increase in specialized knowledge in accounting, finance, healthcare management, leadership, and many other related areas.
  • Challenging and rewarding online D.B.A. online degree program curriculum that will help set you apart from others.

Leadership Featured Courses

Similar Degrees

  • Doctor of Business Administration in Non-Profit Leadership & Management
    • Liberty University's D.B.A. in Non-Profit Leadership & Management seeks to enhance your passion through training in strategic communication, grant acquisition and management, and workforce planning to help you make a difference through your non-profit. In our online D.B.A. degree program, you will deepen your current knowledge and gain additional tools and resources to enhance your leadership and operation of an effective non-profit organization.
  • Doctor of Business Administration in Project Management
    • Our D.B.A. in Project Management builds upon your current knowledge and skills in project management through integrating marketing strategies and management practices within national and global markets. Courses found within this online D.B.A. degree will teach you to evaluate, strategize, and execute successful projects while also considering the scope of a project, time management, client relations, and quality control.

Leadership Program Format

  • 100% Online*
  • 60 total hours
  • A maximum of 15 hours of transfer credit
  • 12 hours from an M.B.A. specialization may apply.
  • Dissertation: The dissertation in the D.B.A. degree program is an applied dissertation and relates to an applied business problem in your specific area of study.
  • Review our Doctor of Business Administration Handbook for additional information about the program.
  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set login times.


*Optional Intensives are available

D.B.A. in Leadership Degree Information and Requirements

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Potential Career Options after Earning a D.B.A. in Leadership

  • Company Executive
  • Management Analyst
  • Management Consultant
  • Nonprofit Organization Director