Dallas Baptist University

Dallas, TX

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Preparing Servant Leaders to Impact the World

Impacting the world requires more than a graduate degree. It requires character built on principles, the support of an authentic community, and practical preparation for today’s globalized economy. Whether you have a passion to impact the corporate world, nonprofit sector, or a ministry organization, you feel led to make a change for a reason. The Graduate School at Dallas Baptist University is a Christ-centered launching point for servant leaders setting out to make a difference. 

Lead with distinction
DBU equips servant leaders by integrating distinguished professional education with biblical faith and dynamic personal attention. This commitment to servant leadership develops you to lead in the roles you have today—and roles you will have in the future.  

Prepare with excellence
Any great undertaking requires thorough preparation. The Graduate School programs are designed to ensure every facet of your life is ready for the journey ahead. DBU’s faculty are not only educators but also practitioners, and they focus on real-world skills.

Live with purpose
Preparing for the possibilities in front of you with a graduate education shouldn’t mean sacrificing other aspects of life. The Graduate School at Dallas Baptist University offers learning options that easily integrate into your life and step beyond the bounds of a traditional graduate studies program. DBU meets you where you are so you can become an effective servant leader with: 
• Flexible timing: DBU’s graduate programs allow students to set their own pace and offer the flexibility to make a schedule that works for the busy professional. DBU also offers a one-year MBA track and an Executive MBA.  
Online options: Most DBU graduate programs can be completed entirely online, through in-person instruction, or in a hybrid format. The choice is yours. 
Multiple locations: DBU has three locations around the Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex in Dallas, Hurst-
Colleyville, and Plano.  
• Global experiences: The best way to understand the global economy is to experience it firsthand. DBU’s faculty frequently lead international practicums around the world.

Stand with boldness
DBU’s interdisciplinary approach allows graduates to pursue a unique combination of theory and practical experience that equips them to use the gifts and abilities endowed to them by God with a deep sense of purpose and mission. 

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122 Graduate Program Options Offered

Program Certificate Master's Doctorate
Campus Hybrid Online Campus Hybrid Online Campus Hybrid Online
Art and Fine Arts                
Asian Studies              
Business Management          
Coaching Education                
Communication Studies              
Communications Management                
Corporate Communication                
Counseling & Therapy              
Criminal Justice                
Curriculum & Instruction          
Early Childhood Education                
Educational Administration            
Educational Leadership            
Educational Technology                
Elementary Education                
European Studies                
Evening MBA Programs              
Executive MBA                
Health Care Administration          
Higher Education          
Human Resource Management            
Information Systems          
Information Technology                
International Business          
International Studies              
Liberal Arts & Sciences              
MBA - Accounting                
MBA - Engineering                
MBA - Finance              
MBA - International Business              
MBA - Marketing              
MBA - Non-Profit Admin                
MBA - Operations Management                
MBA - Project Management              
MBA - Technology                
Non-Profit Administration              
Physical Education                
Political Science                
Post-Secondary Education                
Project Management          
Reading Master Teacher                
Reading Specialist              
Religious Education          
Religious Studies                
School Counseling              
Secondary Education                
Special Education            
Sports & Fitness Management                
Student Affairs/Development              
Teacher Certification              
Weekend MBA Programs                

Located in Dallas, TX

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DBU Graduate Programs

Master of Arts in Management
• Master of Business Administration
• Professional Online Master of Business Administration (Coming Fall of 2024)
Master of Science in Accounting
• Master of Science in Cybersecurity Management
• Master of Science in Ethical AI and Strategic Decision Sciences (Coming Fall of 2024)
Master of Science in Finance
• Master of Science in Information Technology and Management
• Master of Science in Management
• Master of Science in Organizational Change and Project Management
• Master of Science in Supply Chain Management

Master of Arts in Christian Counseling
• Master of Arts in Professional Counseling
• Master of Arts in Psychology
Master of Education in School Counseling

Master of Arts in Sport Management
• Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction
• Master of Education in Educational Leadership
• Master of Education in Higher Education
• Master of Education in Reading
• Master of Education in School Counseling
• Master of Education in School Guidance
• Master of Education in Special Education
• Master of Education in Teaching
• Master of Science in Kinesiology
• Master of Science in Learning Technologies

Fine Arts & Communication
Master of Arts in CommunicationMaster of Music Education (pending accreditation approval)

Master of Arts in International RelationsMaster of Arts in Leadership

Liberal Arts
Master of Liberal Arts

Master of Arts in Children's Ministry
• Master of Arts in Christian Counseling
• Master of Arts in Christian Ministry
• Master of Arts in Chaplaincy and Pastoral Care
Master of Arts in Education Ministry Leadership 
Master of Arts in Family Ministry
• Master of Arts in Global Leadership
• Master of Arts in Theological Studies
• Master of Arts in Worship Studies

Professional Development
Master of Arts in Professional Development

Master's Degrees available online

Cost Per Credit Hour



Student Body

1,071 students

822 full-time

248 part-time




Application Fee
*may vary by program
Housing Offered? yes


Admissions Office
P: 214 333-5242

Admissions Officer
Trevor Head
Assistant Vice President for Graduate Affairs