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Business Administration: Finance and Investments - DBA

Full program details & costs, with admission requirements. Discover your dream program.


Program facts

  • Program type
    Doctorate
  • Duration
    5 years
  • Annual tuition fee
    9,000 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 9,000 USD

  • Language taught in
    English
  • Start date
    August, January

Program Overview

What Lincoln University says about their program:
"The Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program at Lincoln University is an advanced academic degree program preparing students for teaching and research positions within universities and/or the pursuit of careers in management or consulting at senior levels. The purpose of the program is to educate students in the concepts and techniques needed to understand a range of business disciplines and to conduct research on issues arising in professional business practice."

Admissions requirements

We will guide you through the application procedure; please see the details below.

Undergraduate

  • TOEFL iBT

    59

  • IELTS

    5.5

Graduate

  • TOEFL iBT

    69 for MBA; 79 for MS and DBA

  • IELTS

    6.0 for MBA; 6.5 for MS and DBA

Note: Lincoln University accepts all other English proficiency test scores besides TOEFL and IELTS.

Undergraduate

A grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 (C) or better (on a 4.0 scale) on the high school graduation transcripts or on the GED test or an equivalent test is required for admission to the undergraduate programs. Conditional acceptance may be granted to the applicants whose academic backgrounds do not meet the GPA requirement for admission.

Graduate

For MBA: Completion of a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution with a GPA of 2.7 (B-) or better on a scale of 4.0. Conditional admission to the program may be granted to applicants with GPA 2.0 - 2.6. Conditionally accepted students will be granted the regular graduate status after achieving at least 3.0 GPA in a term with 9 units or in two consecutive terms with the total of at least 15 units.

For MS: Completion of a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution with a GPA of 2.7 (B-) or better on a scale of 4.0. Conditional admission to the MS programs may be granted to applicants with a GPA between 2.0 and 2.6. Conditionally accepted students with low GPAs will be granted the regular graduate status after achieving at least 3.0 GPA in a term with 9 units or in two consecutive terms with a total of at least 15 units. Students missing GMAT/GRE test scores and/or recommendation letters are granted regular status after (1) achieving a GPA of 3.2 or above during a first term of 9 units minimum or (2) submitting required GMAT/GRE results and/or letters. These deficiencies should be removed during the first term of study.

For DBA: Completion of bachelor’s or master’s degree from an accredited educational institution with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above on the scale of 4.0. Conditional admission to the DBA program may be granted to an applicant who shows high promise but having GPA between 2.6 and 2.9. Conditionally accepted students with low GPAs will be granted the regular graduate status after achieving a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or better during the first two consecutive terms of the program (15 units minimum). Students missing GMAT/GRE test scores and/or recommendation letters are granted regular status after (1) achieving a GPA of 3.5 or above during a first term (9 units minimum) or during the first two consecutive terms of the program (15 units minimum) or (2) submitting required GMAT/GRE results and/or letters during the first term of study.

Fees and funding

  • Undergraduate tuition

    $11,000 per year

  • Graduate tuition

    $9,000 per year

Board of Trustees Scholarship - Undergraduate

Merit based (student's should have good GPA during their term at Lincoln University)

Board of Trustees Scholarship - Graduate

Merit based (student's should have good GPA during their term at Lincoln University)