George Fox University

School of Business

Doctor of Business Administration


414 N. Meridian Street

Newberg, OR 97132

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Business Administration

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

The purpose of the online Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program is to prepare business and academic leaders to better develop their employees, students and clients. The program equips students to research and teach a variety of business disciplines, with a unique focus on the integration of Christian faith and ethics into teaching and practice.

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

Who is this program for?
George Fox's DBA program is designed for students in the following settings:

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


The hybrid format (online with residency component) of our program is designed for students to continue full-time employment while pursuing their doctorate part-time. Students complete the majority of their coursework entirely online, but also attend an on-campus residency twice per year to meet in person with their cohort and professors.

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


George Fox University and all of its programs are fully accredited by the Northwest Council on Colleges and Universities.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Fringe Town

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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