Doctor of Business Administration

In-Person Program

We are actively recruiting for the Class of 2027 cohort that will launch in January 2025. Please contact our program director, Matt Mullarkey or our academic director, Grandon Gill, to apply or find out more about the program (as wel as to look at some of the videos: DBA vs. PhD degrees, alternative DBA program designs and special features of the USF DBA degree).

Fast Facts

  • Expected program duration: 3 years
  • Key admissions requirements:

    • Master’s degree (requirement may be waived for exceptional professional experience)

    • GPA of 3.0 or above

    • at least 12 years of professional work experience, at least 5 of which must be at a senior managerial, senior technical or executive level

  • Timing: A new cohort launches every January, with rolling applications and admission throughout the year

  • Required on-campus Sessions: one weekend per month, January-May and August-December

  • Program cost: $30,000/year ($90,000 total) plus $2500 for initial research workshop

  • Degree awarded: Doctor of Business Administration