Doctor Of Business Administration DBA Online Degree Program
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% online, 8-week courses
Transfer Credits
Transfer in up to 15 credits of the degree
Next Start Date
Feb 10, 2020
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Prepare to Lead with a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) Degree from Liberty University

Industry leader? Thought leader? Executive leader? What kind of leader will you become with a Doctor of Business Administration online degree? In Liberty University’s DBA online degree program, you’ll not only take courses that will prepare you for management at the highest levels of the corporate world, but you’ll also be mentored by respected business professionals. These mentors will teach you how to expand your influence and further your career with excellence and integrity.

Through our 100% online Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree, you’ll benefit from advanced training in professional management, human resources, marketing, and other important fields of business.

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You’ll also focus on a specialized skill path that will prepare you to lead as an expert in your profession. In your online DBA program, you’ll be able to choose a specialization in one of our many areas of study from healthcare management to international business. 

You’ll not only combine knowledge about research methods with the understanding of how to properly use them in our DBA degree program, but you will have the opportunity to make practical, real-world applications as well. By earning your Doctor of Business Administration degree from Liberty, you will gain the ability to evaluate business programs in order to determine the most effective industry practices. And Liberty University’s mission of Training Champions for Christ means that the skills and practices you learn in our online DBA program are based on a biblical foundation, which offers valuable wisdom for both business and management decisions.* 

*Review the Doctor of Business Administration Handbook for details on the DBA degree program’s mission and foundational values. 

Benefits of a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) Degree

  • You’ll have access to an increased number of job opportunities.
  • You’ll gain specialized knowledge in accounting, finance, healthcare management, leadership, and many other related areas.
  • This challenging and rewarding DBA online program curriculum will help set you apart from others.

Why Choose Liberty University’s Doctor of Business Administration Degree?

Whether you’re pursuing an online DBA degree to cultivate new opportunities or to become even more competitive in today’s labor market, you can be confident that Liberty University is one of the premier colleges offering Doctor of Business Administration degree programs online. Because our DBA program allows you to focus on a specialized area of study, you will not only further your expertise through research, examination, and application of your knowledge, but you’ll also learn how to become an essential contributor in your field and the kind of leader who inspires others.

Our online Doctor of Business Administration program will give you a robust education that intentionally combines the theoretical knowledge you learn in your coursework with the kinds of practical applications you see every day at work. Your major applied doctoral research project for the online DBA degree will further prepare you for success by giving you the proper tools to conduct both qualitative and quantitative research that boosts business. 

What Will You Learn in Our Online DBA Program?

Liberty University’s Doctor of Business Administration online degree program is the pinnacle of your business education. Our seasoned business professors will engage with you in advanced studies in human resource management, strategic research methods, and employee coaching so you are ready for success upon receiving your Doctor of Business Administration degree. 

Our online DBA degree offers several areas of study to tailor your program to your career goals. For more information on each specialization, please see the descriptions below.

Degree Information
Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements for Our Online Doctor of Business Administration (D.B.A) Degree Program 

A regionally or nationally accredited master’s degree in business or a business-related field with at least 30 hours of graduate business credit with a 3.0 or above GPA is required for admission in good standing. Please visit our admission requirements page for more detailed admissions related information.

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission application
  • Application fee*
  • Official college transcripts
  • Proof of English proficiency

If you have further questions about admissions requirements, please contact the School of Business:

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during financial check-in. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

Specializations for Our Doctor of Business Administration Degree

Students in the Doctor of Business Administration degree are required to choose a specialization. Discover more information about each of our specializations below.



Healthcare Management

Human Resources

Information Systems

International Business



Non-Profit Leadership and Management

Project Management

Real Estate Development

Strategic Management

Strategic Media and Digital Content

Supply Chain Management and Logistics

Online Doctorate of Business Administration Degree Information

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Our Online DBA Degree Program Highlights

  • By earning your Doctor of Business Administration degree from a nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top 1% 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.
  • Your success is our success, which is why we’re committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we’ve frozen tuition rates for our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 4 years – and counting.
  • You will be granted access to a wide variety of online resources through our library’s search portal while you pursue your online DBA degree.
  • You can complete our Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree program online in four years or less.
  • Liberty’s DBA program was recognized by’s Best Online Doctorate in Business Administration award for 2019