Doctor of Business Administration

Online Hybrid Format
Cohort Program Model


Hybrid (online with two in-person sessions in Newberg, Oregon each year)

Program Length

4 years (3 years course work + 1 year dissertation work)


Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP)

Credit Hours


Cost per Credit Hour


Tuition Cost for Entire Program

$53,984* (financial aid available)

* 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


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.

Learn more about program format and structure


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 a concentration in accounting, management or marketing for in-depth study.

Job Prospectus & Student Outcomes

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts the demand for postsecondary teachers will grow by 11 percent between 2018 and 2028.

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

A Top-Ranked Christian College

George Fox University is consistently ranked among the top Christian colleges in the nation by Forbes and is classified as a first-tier national university by U.S. News & World Report.