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Doctor Of Business Administration DBA Online Degree Program
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
Online with Optional Intensives
Transfer Credits
Up to 15 credit hours can be transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
Aug 27, 2018

Prepare to Lead a Company with a Doctor of Business Administration (D.B.A.) Degree from Liberty University

Industry leader? Thought leader? Executive leader? What kind of leader will you become with a Doctor of Business Administration degree? In Liberty University’s D.B.A. 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. They will teach you how to expand your influence and further your career with excellence and integrity. 

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

If you’re pursuing a D.B.A. degree to cultivate new opportunities or 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 programs online. Because our D.B.A. 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. While Liberty University’s D.B.A. degree is available 100% online, you may opt to take some intensive courses on our beautiful campus in Lynchburg, Virginia. There you’ll be able to network with classmates and have more personable interactions with your professors.

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

What Will You Learn in Our Online Doctor of Business Administration (D.B.A.) Program?

Liberty University’s Doctor of Business Administration online degree program is the pinnacle of your business education, so our seasoned business professors will engage you in exciting topics such as 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 D.B.A. 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 Doctor of Business Administration (D.B.A)

A regionally or nationally accredited Master’s degree 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 – Transcripts must show a Master’s degree accredited by ACBSP or AACSB.
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Proof of English proficiency

If you have further questions about admissions requirements, 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

Strategic Management

Supply Chain Management and Logistics

Benefits of Choosing Liberty’s DBA Online Degree

  • By earning your Doctor of Business Administration 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 all of our Doctor of Business Administration 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 an online DBA degree.
  • Students in the Doctor of Business Administration can complete the DBA degree online in four years.
  • Able to personalize your degree to fit your schedule and needs best

DBA Degree Information and Requirements

  • This program falls under the School of Business. 
  • View our DBA program admission requirements
  • The dissertation in the DBA program is an applied dissertation and relates to an applied business problem in your specialization

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