Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)

Doctor of Business Administration

Program length 4 years (3 years course work + 1 year dissertation work)
Credit hours 56
Cost per credit hour $900* (financial aid available)
Tuition cost for entire program $50,400*
Accreditation Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP)
Format Hybrid (online with two in-person sessions in Newberg, Oregon each year)

*All stated financial information is subject to change.

Who is this program for?

George Fox's DBA program is designed for:

  • Business professionals who want to transition to become professors or consultants
  • Business professionals seeking enrichment, knowledge and leadership
  • College/university faculty members and staff

Format

As a hybrid DBA program, students complete the majority of their course work entirely online, but also attend an on-campus residency twice each year in Newberg, Oregon to meet in person with their cohort and professors. This format allows students to continue full-time employment while pursuing their doctorate part-time.

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Curriculum

Students complete a business core, a research core with a dissertation, and an education core that includes a teaching practicum or consulting practicum. In addition, they choose an accounting, management or marketing concentration for in-depth study.

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Student Outcomes

Alumni of the DBA program are currently employed in more than 15 states. They are working in a variety of roles, including:

  • Higher Education - Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Academic Program Director, Vice President of Enrollment and Marketing
  • Corporate Leadership - Chief Operating Officer, Vice President of International Sales, Vice President of Finance, Area Manager, Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer
  • Consulting - Business Consultant, Independent Consultant, Corporate Trainer
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"The DBA program at George Fox University provides students the ability to pursue rigorous doctoral study within a supportive cohort of colleagues and a delivery format that allows students to remain in their profession. Our graduates are equipped to take on the professional and academic challenges of the future."

Paul Shelton, PhD
Associate Professor of Management at George Fox University


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Doctor of Business Administration

Program length 4 years (3 years course work + 1 year dissertation work)
Credit hours 56
Cost per credit hour $900* (financial aid available)
Tuition cost for entire program $50,400*
Accreditation Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP)
Format Hybrid (online with two in-person sessions in Newberg, Oregon each year)

*All stated financial information is subject to change.