DBA Career Outcomes

Success to Significance

A doctorate in business can yield a variety of career opportunities. Graduates holding a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree are prepared to work in executive positions within organizations, in academic pursuits at universities and colleges, or in a combination of academic and executive positions.

The Academic

The Academic

As an educator, you are in a position to uncover defining moments in the development of tomorrow's business leaders and make an impact as a thought leader in industry. Business school faculty members are among the highest paid educators/researchers at an academic institution in fields such as accounting, finance and more recently entrepreneurship/small business administration.

In addition to the university salary, professors often have the opportunity to consult organizations, participate in international teaching assignments, publish articles and books, and speak at conferences, as well as a variety of other income generating activities.

The Executive Thought Leader

The Executive Thought Leader

With a doctorate degree in business, you are not limited to working in an academic environment. Many major organizations, such as consulting agencies, require doctorally qualified individuals to explore strategic directions, consumer behaviors, financial projections, and a variety of other areas of business.

The Scholar-Practitioner

The Scholar-Practitioner

Many DBA’s choose to pursue a career that captures the best of both academics and industry. In addition to their university responsibilities, many faculty members that have their own consulting or freelance businesses, or publish mainstream books on their research topics in addition to their journal contributions for additional income.

News

Looking Back at the Photo Reel: President Hibbs' First Day in Office

July 1 marked an era of new beginnings at the University of Dallas as Thomas S. Hibbs, Ph.D., BA '82 MA '83, stepped into the limelight as the university’s ninth and first alumnus president. And his early morning arrival on UD’s Irving campus denoted a full-circle homecoming for the former Holy Trinity seminarian.

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Alumna, Family Endow Chemistry Scholarship, Honor Retired Provost

On July 9, President Thomas S. Hibbs, Ph.D., BA '82 MA '83, along with Alex and Martha Galbraith, parents of alumna Alison Galbraith, BA '12, signed the C.W. Eaker Scholarship Fund for Chemistry/Biochemistry at UD. The endowed scholarship is the first to be received by Hibbs since his presidency began on July 1; it honors longtime and much-loved chemistry professor C.W. Eaker, Ph.D., who served UD with distinction for over 40 years, first as a faculty member, then as dean of Constantin College and finally as provost of the university.

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