Admissions Requirements

Doctor of Business Administration (D.B.A.)

The DBA is a competitive admissions process. Meeting the requirements does not guarantee admission into the program.

1. Two entry points (Fall – app. deadline 4/30 and Spring – app. deadline 9/30)

2. Earned Master of Business Administration or Master of Science in Accounting with a minimum 3.25 GPA

3. GMAT score of 600

4. Statement of purpose essay-  Two parts with a 500 word limit for each part (Requires a Liberty username)

5. 2 professional references that demonstrate character

6. Vita

7. No probationary admission

8. Admissions packets are approved by the department

9. 15 hours of course work may be transferred in (5 year age limit)/nontransferable courses- DBA 700, 785, 988, 989, 990

10. 12-Hours from a Master of Business Administration or Master of Science in Accounting cognate may apply (if needed, the students can take these online):

  • Accounting
  • Human Resource
  • Marketing
  • Project Management
  • International Business
  • Leadership

11. Residential orientation course (1 week intensive), 2 other mandatory 1 week intensives

12. TOEFL scores for students who speak English as a second language (score of 600 paper-based test; 250 computer-based test; 80 internet-based test)