Practice-Based Doctor of Business Administration Program for Experienced Working Professionals
Among Nation’s Best
Date Published: Dec. 4, 2015
The Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program offered by the Satish & Yasmin
Gupta College of Business is ranked sixth in Top Management Degrees’ list of the nation’s
"Top 50 Doctorate in Business Management Programs." The ranking places the program
among other top business schools such as Harvard University, the University of Florida
and Washington University of St. Louis.
The AACSB-accredited “Dallas DBA,” a part-time, three-year doctoral program for experienced
business leaders, consists of a 60-credit-hour curriculum centered on developing strategies
that incorporate organizational agility, customer engagement and emerging technologies,
as well as sustainable and ethical business practices. The applied research program
provides each student an opportunity to focus on finding solutions to challenges of
the contemporary workplace under the close guidance of scholar-practitioners who boast
a significant amount of work experience along with their academic backgrounds.
"We’re extremely proud of our practice-based, doctoral research program,” said Interim
Dean Brett J. L. Landry. “It has already provided many of our students with opportunities
to present research based on real world issues at academic conferences both nationally
and internationally. They’re well on their way to becoming scholar-practitioners themselves.”
Register here for the Jan. 9 DBA Info Session.
The application deadline for the college’s 2016 DBA cohort is Friday, Jan. 15, 2016;
classes will begin June 2016. For more information, visitudallas.edu/dba.
"We are very pleased to see our efforts being recognized," said Director of Doctoral
Programs J. Lee Whittington. "This speaks to the quality of our faculty, staff and
The Top Management Degrees ranking is based on five equally-weighted criteria: accreditation,
prestige, estimated cost, student satisfaction and business management curriculum.
Data was gathered from each program's website, U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton
Review rankings, as well as the National Center for Education Statistics. For more
information, visit www.topmanagementdegrees.com.
“TopManagmentDegrees.com's business education rankings are designed to help prospective
students make a smart choice about where to invest their time and money,” said Editor
Tammie Cagle of Top Management Degrees. “We are committed to connecting people to
inspiring ideas and high quality educational opportunities. We are confident that
students will find both at the University of Dallas.”