Objectives

Upon completion of the DBA program, students will be able to:

  • Analyze and interpret organizations operating in an increasingly global, diverse and technological environment.
  • Develop the leadership principles, theories, and skills required to enhance organizational performance.
  • Apply the concepts of ethical and sustainable leadership to manage change and optimize organizational performance.
  • Implement professional research studies and analysis to address practical business issues.
  • Analyze organizational structures to assist in improving organizational performance.
  • Devise appropriate strategies for ongoing professional development and implementation of these strategies upon successful completion of the DBA..

Anaheim University MBA students and graduates are speaking the Global Business Language of multinational companies:

3M Enterprise Florida National Basketball Association (NBA)
Accenture Ericsson Nissan
Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Exxon Mobil Nokia Siemens
Agfa-Gevaert Fidelity Investments Nokia Technologies
All Nippon Airways (ANA) Fujitsu Nomura Research Institute
Asahi Newspaper Fujitsu Semiconductor Nomura Securities
Audi GE Consumer Finance Novartis Pharma
Bank of New York Mellon (BNY Mellon) GE Healthcare Oracle
Bank of Japan Goldman Sachs Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Barclay’s Investment Bank Hewlett-Packard Pearson Publishing
Bayer Medical Hitachi Pioneer Corporation
BearingPoint HMV Quintiles
Beckman Coulter Hokkaido Prefectural Government Rakuten
Bosch Rexroth Corporation Honda Electron Recruit
British Airways Hyatt Hotels Samsung Electronics
British Telecom IBM Sanofi Aventis
Canon Intel SAP
Cisco Systems KDDI Schlumberger
Citigroup Kirin Brewery Company Seiko Epson
City of Atlanta Kubota Corporation Shinsei Bank
Cox Communications Kyocera-Maruzen Siemens Healthcare
Daiichi Sankyo LaCoste & Aigle Japan SMBC Trust Bank
DB Schenker Lenovo Southern California Edison
Dell Macmillan Publishing Sony
Deutsche Bank Marubeni Sony Mobile Communications
Deutsche Securities McDonald's Stahl Thyssenkrupp
Dow Chemical Mercedes Benz Finance Sumitomo Corporation
Dow Jones Intl. Merrill Lynch ThermoFisher Scientific
Dun & Bradstreet Michelin Toyota
EDS Microsoft UBS
Embassy of Australia Mitsubishi Electric Unisys
Embassy of Canada Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Volkswagen Investment Co.
Embassy of Haiti Mitsui Chemicals Water Corporation
Embassy of the Philippines Morgan Stanley Zurich Insurance Company
Embassy of Zimbabwe

 

An application for the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) Program must include the following:

    • Application form
    • Application fee ($75)
    • One recent color photograph (digital is okay)
    • A scan of a current, government-issued photo ID
    • Official transcripts, licenses or certificates. The DBA program requires a Master's degree in business administration, in a functional area of business, non-profit management, public administration, a JD degree, or other degree relating to managerial functions from an accredited institution recognized by the US Department of Education and/or CHEA, or by the government of the country in which the degree was awarded, and with an overall GPA of no less than 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent from non-USA Institutions.  (Note: If the university does not routinely issue transcripts in English, original language records must be submitted with official English translations. We will accept translations issued by the university or by the following professional translation services: Accredited Language Services; Berlitz; Liaison Linguistics; Josef Silny & Associates; American Evaluation & Translation Services (AETS); and Education Evaluators International. Translations must be exact and complete versions of the original records.)
    • At least one course in each of the following: accounting, finance and economics. This requirement must be met before admission to the DBA program.
    • A resume documenting a minimum of 5 years of work or teaching experience in a relevant area of business

 

Non-native English speakers must demonstrate college-level proficiency in one of the following ways:

  • Degree from an accredited institution where English is the primary language of instruction.
  • Transcript from an accredited institution indicating completion of at least 30 semester hours of credit where the language of instruction was English (“B” average)
  • A minimum TOEFLscore of 550 PBT / 213 CBT/ 80 iBT.
  • A minimum TOEICscore of 800.
  • A minimum IELTS score of 6.5.
  • A minimum PTE (Pearson Test of English Academic Score Report) of 58.
  • A minimum BULATS Level 3 (60), accepted only for Cultura Inglesa in Brazil.
  • A minimum grade of Level 3 on the ACT COMPASS’s English as a Second Language Placement Test.
  • A minimum grade of Pre-1 on the Eiken English Proficiency Exam.
  • A minimum B2 English proficiency level identified within the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) Standards and assessed through various ESOL examinations, including the University of Cambridge

 

Once your application materials have been approved, you will need to submit an Enrollment Agreement and tuition payment to complete the enrollment process.

Internet Access: All students are required to have access to a computer equipped with Internet access capabilities.

Entrance Examination: There is no entrance examination required for admission to Anaheim University.

Transfer Credits: Anaheim University will accept up to three graduate semester classes or 9 units awarded by another institution toward a DBA degree at Anaheim University. The entering student will be required to clearly demonstrate the equivalency of a transfer course through relevant documents (syllabus, catalog, course outline) and justify its acceptance through petition. No course will be considered for transfer with a grade lower than a “B” or its equivalent. Petitions are directed to the specific Dean for the affected program. There is a fee of $75 per course of credit transferred, and the overall program cost will be adjusted to reflect credit for the approved class(es). All petitions for transfer credit must be submitted as part of the student’s initial application to the University. Credits awarded as part of another degree will not be accepted for transfer.

Prior Experiential Credit: Anaheim University will not extend experiential credit to any student.

We currently do not accept students who reside in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island due to regulatory matters. For more information, please call our Vice President of Administrative Affairs at 714-772-3330.

Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) Program Fees

Affordable Pay-As-You-Learn System: Pay for only one course at a time, or receive a 10% discount on tuition by paying 100% of your program fees at the time you enroll

Doctor of Business Administration Degree Program Fees
Application Fee
(Non-refundable after 7 days)
$ 75
Registration Fee
(Non-refundable after 7 days)
$100
STRF Fee* (non-refundable, CA residents only) $  17
Per Course Fees
Tuition Fee
($500 per credit x 3 credits)
$1500 / course taken
Records Fee $200 per term
Per Course Fee Total: $1,700
Additional Fees
Transfer Credit Fee $ 75 / course (optional)
Original transcript No charge
Each additional transcript $ 25 (optional)
End of Program Fees
Graduate Diploma No charge
Replacement Diploma (Optional) $ 200
Replacement Cover (Optional) $ 75
Course Completion Letter $ 35 (optional)
   

Degree Program Total:

$34,175*

 

The list of tuition fees does not include textbook fees. Textbooks average approximately $200 per course.

Note: Anaheim University makes certain provisions in order to provide access to library resources and library services for all students enrolled directly through Anaheim University. However, students enrolled in Anaheim University’s online graduate degree programs are required to have an additional reserve fund to be used for the purchase of journals and research - materials that will aid them in their studies by providing information specific to their unique areas of interest and research - and to provide access to software and other resources that may help them in the completion of their studies. The research reserve fund is $2,000 for doctoral students to be used over the duration of their program. Students are not required to spend the entire research fund - only that amount necessary in order to carry out their research.

The above itemizes all of the fees and charges for which the student is responsible. Please see the Policies and Procedures section for our refund policy.

Each course is US $1,500 for tuition excluding books, materials and other costs listed above. Students must pay the required tuition fee prior to commencing their next course. The student is not required to pay this tuition fee until the student wishes to register for his or her next course.

*Student Tuition Recovery Fund (STRF):The Student Tuition Recovery Fund (STRF) is administered by the California BPPE and applies only to California residents. The STRF fee is currently fifty cents ($.50) per one thousand dollars ($1,000) of institutional charges The State of California established the Student Tuition Recovery Fund (STRF) to relieve or mitigate economic loss suffered by a student in an educational program at a qualifying institution, who is or was a California resident while enrolled, or was enrolled in a residency program, if the student enrolled in the institution, prepaid tuition, and suffered an economic loss. Unless relieved of the obligation to do so, you must pay the stateimposed assessment for the STRF, or it must be paid on your behalf, if you are a student in an educational program, who is a California resident, or are enrolled in a residency program, and prepay all or part of your tuition.You are not eligible for protection from the STRF and you are not required to pay the STRF assessment, if you are not a California resident, or are not enrolled in a residency program.

Tuition may be paid on a course-by-course basis.

Students interested in inquiring about non-interest bearing monthly payment plan options should e-mail registrar @ anaheim.edu

Students who pay all program fees at one time are eligible for a 10% discount on tuition.

Students may make payment by check, credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover), money order or bank transfer (the student is responsible for any transactions fees imposed by the institution). 

Please e-mail registrar@anaheim.edu for information on how to make payments.

US Military:  Anaheim University's programs are approved for VA benefits.