DBA General Requirements

Lincoln University seeks applications from students with undergraduate or master’s degrees in business or research-based fields such as: mathematics, engineering, statistics, physics, chemistry, biology, psychology, sociology, economics, and computer, health, and social sciences. Students with prior research experience are particularly well suited to pursue a doctoral degree. Students who have an established record of business or professional work experience will also find this DBA program to be of significant value in preparing for academic careers or career advancement in the business sector. Additionally, students currently working or seeking positions in the government sector will find the doctoral curriculum both relevant and supportive of their career objectives.

Students applying to the DBA program will find that the admission criteria require demonstrated knowledge, skills and experience enough to give an expectation of successful completion of this advanced academic degree program. The intent of the high admission standards and careful applicant screening is to ensure a doctoral student population that is well qualified and motivated to achieve a successful outcome in the program. Those admitted are highly likely to complete the DBA program in a manner that provides great pride in their accomplishment for the student and for Lincoln University.