Liberty Universitys Online Doctor Of Business Administration DBA Real Estate Degree
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Degree ACBSP
Class Type
100% online, 8-week courses
Transfer Credits
Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total
Next Start Date
May 13, 2024

Conduct Your Real Estate Business with Excellence by Earning a DBA

Your MBA helped you achieve more in your field, giving you vital knowledge and credentials – but your pursuit of education is not over. A DBA represents the highest academic achievement you can obtain in business leadership. More than that, a doctorate prepares you to give back through groundbreaking research that can change the business world as we know it.

With a Doctor of Business Administration degree on your wall and “Dr.” in your name, your career prospects and marketability could skyrocket. Your degree shows employers your dedication to the real estate management industry, and can even prepare you to teach the next generation of business leaders in a university setting.   

Liberty University’s DBA in Real Estate Development can help you achieve the professional and personal development you dream of. Partner with us and take your career to new heights.

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Among only 3% of business schools worldwide to receive ACBSP accreditation

Why Choose Liberty’s Real Estate DBA Degree?

Making smart investments is what you do – and choosing Liberty means partnering with a school as invested in your success as you are. Our business professors are esteemed professionals who have completed the same rigorous doctoral process you are embarking on. With their insight and passion for business leadership, you can gain invaluable knowledge and professional relationships with faculty who care.

Speaking of investing in your career, pursuing a doctoral degree in real estate management may greatly increase your earning potential and overall job outlook. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median yearly salary for chief executives in 2020 was around $185,000.* And with over 2.5 million executive positions in the United States alone, your ability to open doors to new fields could be greater than ever before.*

With MBA degrees becoming more common, a Doctor of Business Administration in Real Estate can help elevate your skill set and help you stand out to current and prospective employers. Whether you want to run your own real estate management firm or transition to higher education and invest in tomorrow’s business leaders, Liberty’s DBA can help put you on a prestigious path to a lucrative and rewarding future.   

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, at Occupational outlook handbook: Top Executives (viewed online June 23, 2021). Cited projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.

Military Tuition Discount

We want to help you find the doctoral degree you want — at a price you’ve earned. As a thank-you for your military service, Liberty University offers eligible current and former service members like you or your spouse multiple pathways to earn a doctoral degree for only $300/credit hour. Find out how you can take advantage of this unique opportunity as you work towards your goal of reaching the pinnacle of your profession — for less.

What Will You Learn in Our DBA in Real Estate Management?

Within the program, you will evaluate the business environment based on industry best practices. You will study how to craft and recommend appropriate business strategies, policies, and solutions for sustainable competitive advantage to help your business succeed in the marketplace.

All of your real estate development courses will be taken alongside advanced business classes in executive coaching, quality management, strategic leadership, and business research methods. A research project is incorporated throughout the program, so you can put all the ideas and skills you have learned throughout the degree into practice.

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Admission Requirements for Our Online DBA 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 (for applicants whose native language is other than English)

*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.

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Career Options with a DBA in Real Estate

  • Appraiser
  • Assessor
  • College professor
  • Commercial lender
  • Commercial property developer
  • Construction manager
  • Land development manager
  • Leasing agent
  • Mortgage loan officer
  • Property manager
  • Real estate broker
  • Real estate developer

Highlights of Our Online Real Estate DBA

  • We are recognized by multiple institutions for our academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our commitment to excellence also helped us rank in the top 10% of’s best online schools in America. Earning your online degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field.

  • Liberty University’s Doctor of Business Administration is accredited by ACBSP, the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs. Our School of Business is among only 3% of business schools worldwide to earn ACBSP accreditation.

  • Your success is our success, which is why we are committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have frozen tuition rates for the majority of our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 9 years – and counting.
  • Most students are able to complete our DBA online program in about 3 years.
  • You will have opportunities to network with other business leaders in the program from around the country.
  • 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.