College of Business
Dr. Dale B. Sims, Ph.D., Fulbright Scholar, Dean

Prof. Sergiy Saydometov, Associate Dean

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Mission Statement

The College of Business at Dallas Baptist University provides an exceptional educational experience in order to prepare traditional age and adult students for the global business environment. Central to this educational experience is the integration of the Christian faith and Biblically-based values with the study of the various disciplines of business. As a result, students are expected to develop into servant leaders who are able to make significant and sustainable contributions in their service to others through their chosen careers.

Dallas Baptist University's College of Business, which includes the Graduate School of Business, are accredited:
QUALITY: Our commitment to quality is made clear by the fact that the DBU College of Business and Graduate School of Business are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). This accreditation requires that stringent and ongoing outcomes-measures be applied to ensure that the highest quality in the teaching/learning process is achieved and maintained. Click on this link to see the combined and program level annual reports.

These reports provide information about academic quality and student achievement for the College of Business and the Graduate School of Business.

Dallas Baptist University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Dallas Baptist University.


Dallas Baptist University, through its College of Business offers the following business degrees:

•  Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) with majors in:
Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Hotel and Hospitality Management, Management , Management Information Systems , Marketing, and Music Business.

•  Bachelor of Business Studies (B.B.S.) with majors in:

Accounting, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Hotel/Hospitality Management, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing

(The B.B.S. and Executive MBA are offered through the College of Professional Studies).

•  Master of Arts in Management (M.A.M.)

•  Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

  Master of Science in Management (M.S.M.)


•  Accelerated Bachelor's and Master's Degrees:

B.A./B.S. Computer Information Science/M.B.A. (Business Innovation Strategy, Business Intelligence and Analytics, Cybersecurity, IT and Innovation, IT Security for Managers, Project Management)

B.A./B.S. Computer Science/M.B.A. (Business Innovation Strategy, Business Intelligence and Analytics, Cybersecurity, IT and Innovation, IT Security for Managers) B.B.A. Accounting/M.B.A. in Accounting, B.B.A. Finance/M.B.A. in Finance, B.B.A. Management/M.A. in Management, B.B.A. Management/M.B.A. in Management, B.B.A. Music Business/M.B.A., B.B.S. Business Administration/M.B.A., B.B.S. Management/M.A. Management, B.B.S. Management/M.B.A. Management,

B.S. Computer Science/M.S. in Information Technology and Management


A student who graduates with a Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) from the College of Business will have demonstrated competence in the foundational areas of business, as well as the technical skills and knowledge in a chosen major area. This level of competence in the business disciplines will enable the student to assume entry-level roles and assignments in their chosen career.


College of Business goals are supportive of the Critical Performance Indicators in the Continuous Improvement Plan by the:

•  Enhancement of faculty qualifications and scholarship;

•  Enhancement of business programs through curriculum, enrollment, technology, co-curricular activities, and recognition;

•  Enhancement of student performance, satisfaction, and support;

•  Enhancement of our Alumni connection through support, involvement, success, and satisfaction;

•  Enhancement of integration of faith and learning through service, service learning, and an in-depth study of character/ethics based on Biblical principles.



Several core competencies are considered essential for the student to complete a program in the College of Business at Dallas Baptist University . Every student who graduates from the College of Business should be able to demonstrate the following:

An appreciation of the importance of character, competence, and personal faith in the handling of ethical issues confronting business leaders and managers in today's organizational environment.  
A clear understanding of the role that business plays in the development of the economic structures of the United States and international markets.
An understanding of the principles of the free enterprise system and its relation with the legal, social, and political systems and environments of the United States.
A fundamental knowledge of the principles of the essential business disciplines of accounting, economics, finance, management, management information systems, and marketing.
The ability to use business research methods and analyze research data and information in order to develop business plans and strategies and make effective and efficient business decisions.
A practical understanding of the dynamic business environment and successful adaptation to organizational and industry changes as a business professional and resource.
Effective written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.


The Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) degree is offered in seven major fields: Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Hotel and Hospitality Management, Management (behavioral management, general management, entrepreneurship), Management Information Systems, Marketing, and Music Business. Double majors are possible. A 33-credit-hour business core is required of all B.B.A. candidates. Students are strongly encouraged to seek the advice of their academic advisor early in their program of study to develop a degree plan and ensure the correct sequencing of courses.

The purpose of the MBA is to prepare students for successful and rewarding careers in a diverse, global business environment in which "intrapreneurial" cultures must be the norm and organizational complexity is a way of life.

The Master of Arts in Management (M.A. in Management) program is designed to provide the communication, leadership, and management skills needed in today's business organizations.


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Undergraduate Majors in the
College of Business:

Hotel and Hospitality Management
Management Information Systems
Music Business

Graduate Degree Programs:

Master of Business Administration
Master of Arts in Management
Master of Science in Management

Master's Degrees

& Programs:

arrow Master of Business Administration
arrow M.A. in Management
arrow M.Ed. in Bilingual Education
arrow M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction
arrow M.Ed. in Educational Leadership
arrow M.Ed. in Kinesiology
arrow M.Ed. in Reading and English as a Second Language
arrow M.Ed. in School Counseling
arrow M.Ed. in Special Education
arrow M.A. in Sport Management
arrow M.A. in Teaching
arrow M.A. in Communication
arrow M.A. in Professional Counseling
arrow Master of Liberal Arts
arrow Master of Arts in Professional Development
arrow M.S. in Kinesiology
arrow M.S. in Management

Master's Degrees and Programs available through the Graduate School of Ministry:

arrow M.A. Children's Ministry
arrow M.A. Christian Counseling
arrow M.A. in Christian Ministry
arrow M.A. in Discipleship
arrow M.A. in Family Ministry
arrow M.A. in Global Leadership
arrow M.A. in Student Ministry
arrow M.A. in Theological Studies
arrow M.A. in Worship Studies

Master's Degrees and Programs available through the Gary Cook School of Leadership:

arrow M.A. in International Studies
arrow M.A. in Leadership
arrow M.Ed. in Higher Education

DBU College of Business and Graduate School of Business are accredited by:

DBU announced in Military Times as one of the 75 Best for Vets Business Schools:

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