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Doctor of Business Administration

Baker College Online



Created to be a three-year, 90 quarter credit program, the online Doctor of Business Administration degree program from Baker College Online has been created to blend together a variety of interdisciplinary content and research seminars with assessed scholarly and professional development activities, and then is organized around two portfolios, the Scholarly Activities Portfolio and the Professional Activities Portfolio.

Focused on culminating in a research-based dissertation, this online doctor of business administration degree program will prepare each of its students for facing the complex challenges of today's business leaders and mangers.

Throughout the course of this online degree in business administration program, students will move thorough three years of study developing their capacity to work independently and in more depth during their first year, to supervised scholarly activities in the second year, to independent research focused on his or her area of interest in the third year.

During the course of this online degree in business administration, individuals will partake in a number of online business courses, such as:

  • Leading 21st Century Organizations
  • Managing in a World-Wide Context
  • Knowledge Management and Information Systems
  • Quality Improvement and Organizational Change
  • Corporate and Personal Ethics
  • Statistics for Executives
  • Introduction to Research Design
  • Human Resource Management

This online doctorate in business administration requires all applicants to have a minimum grade point average of 3.25 on a 4.0 in their master's course work. A minimum of five years of professional experience in business, management or administration.

International students must either have completed a bachelor's or master's degree at a university where English is the language of instruction; or have a minimum 575 score on the paper-based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or a minimum 233 score on the computer-based TOEFL.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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