Doctor of Business Administration
California Baptist University

Program Details

The online Doctorate of Business Administration offered by California Baptist University has been tailored to professionals and can be earned in approximately three years.  Taking one class per 8-week session, candidates will move through this Christian faith-based curriculum as a cohort.  You will learn to become a strategic leader who can make decisions based upon innovation and sustainability in the contemporary marketplace.  Online coursework for DBA candidates is likely to include:

  • International business in global markets
  • Topics in HR management
  • Financial analysis for decision making
  • Quantitative research methods

CBU’s DBA requires a 4-day on-campus orientation.  The program also involves a comprehensive business experience and dissertation.


  • Master of Business Administration or the equivalency from a regionally accredited university with the following GPA:
    • 3.0 for unconditional admission
    • 2.75 for conditional admission
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal statement

School Accreditation Statement

WASC Senior College and University Commission

Geographic Restrictions

This program is not authorized for residents in: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Washington D.C., or Wisconsin.