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Dallas Baptist University

📍Dallas, TX

There aren't numerous universities in Texas offering Day 1 CPT programs. Dallas Baptist University (DBU) is among the few that do, offering a wide array of majors to meet students' needs. Compared to other Day 1 CPT institutions, however, DBU's tuition is relatively higher, and it requires on-site attendance every two weeks, as opposed to once per semester. Consequently, many residents of Texas find themselves choosing institutions like Trine University in Arizona or Westcliff University in Southern California.

Day 1 CPT University Overview

About and Accreditation

Founded in 1898, Dallas Baptist University (DBU) in Texas provides a comprehensive academic selection with 84 undergraduate courses, 36 master's programs, and 2 doctoral degrees, all accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). DBU stands out for its Day 1 CPT master's programs, offering students valuable practical experience from the onset of their studies, aligning with the needs of those searching for Day 1 CPT opportunities.

 

School Accreditations

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

 

Popular Day 1 CPT Programs

MS in Information Technology and Management (STEM)
MS in Management (STEM)
MBA

DBU offers 36 master's degree programs, with the majority providing Day 1 CPT options. The on-site attendance requirements for these programs range from once every two weeks to weekly, depending on the specific program. For detailed information about the major you're interested in, please get in touch with us.

Day 1 CPT

Day 1 CPT at DBU

◎ CPT Eligibility

You may only apply for CPT if you have an academic requirement that makes it a vital part of both your class and program.

◎ Max Working Hours

On-Campus: Limited to 20 hours/week while enrolled, 40 hours/week during breaks.

Off-Campus: Depends on DSO’s authorization.

◎ CPT Application 

Log into your Immigration Portal and read the CPT request for more information

Make sure you fulfill the listed immigration and DBU requirements

Complete the application

Day 1 CPT Programs

MS IT& Management [STEM]

The M.S. in Information Technology and Management program is a flexible, 36-hour STEM degree designed to prepare students to be successful servant leaders in a market driven by data and insights.

The M.S. in Information Technology and Management program provides 15 concentrations.

Core Courses - 24

MISM 6320 - Systems Analysis and Project Management

MSITM 6342 - Database Management for Business Analysis

MSITM 6350 - Cloud Computing

MSITM 6341 - Python (Requisite MSITM 51.525 Programming Fundamentals or equivalent)

Choose one from the following

MANA 6310 - Leading Innovation

MANA 6330 - Leadership Development

Choose 3 graduate-level courses (9 hours) from Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Finance, General Management, Human Resources, or Marketing:

Accounting

Choose any three ACCT courses (9 hours).

Entrepreneurship

Choose any three ENTR courses (9 hours).

Finance

Choose any three FINA courses (9 hours).

General Management

Choose any three of the following courses (9 hours)

ACCT 5311 - Survey of Accounting

ACCT 6321 - Managerial Accounting (Requisite: self-study three-week requisite course passed with a minimum of 85% course grade.)

ENTR 6301 - New Business Creation

FINA 6301 - Corporate Finance (Requisite: self-study three-week requisite course passed with a minimum of 85% course grade.)

MANA 6302 - Quantitative Analysis and Modeling for Decision-Making (Requisite: self-study three-week requisite course passed with a minimum of 85% course grade.)

MANA 6303 - Research and Statistics

MANA 6314 - Organizational Change and Development (Requisite MANA 51.521 Management Theory)

MRKT 6341 - Advanced Marketing Strategies

MSITM 6320 - Humanics: Agile Project Management

MSITM 6330 - Digital Ethics

MSITM 6307 - Humanics: Design Thinking

MSITM 6331 - Digital Transformation

Human Resources

Choose any three of the following courses (9 hours).

MANA 6301 - Employment Law (Requisite: MANA 51.521 or undergraduate equivalent.)

MANA 6305 - Talent Acquisition and Development (Requisite: MANA 51.521 or undergraduate equivalent.)

MANA 6340 - Workforce Analytics (Requisite: self-study three-week requisite course passed with a minimum of 85% course grade.)

MANA 6343 - Total Rewards (Requisite: MANA 51.521 or undergraduate equivalent)

MANA 6350 - Creative Decisions

Marketing

Choose any three MRKT courses (9 hours)

Concentration - 12 credits

Choose one concentration from the following:

Business Intelligence and Analytics

MSITM 6301 - Business Data Warehousing (Requisite: MSITM 6342)

MSITM 6302 - Business Intelligence and Data Mining (Requisites: MANA 6302, MSITM 6341 or MSITM 6342)

 

Choose two from the following:

BUAD 5302 - Graduate Internship

MSITM 6303 - Data Visualization

MSITM 6305 - IoT and Big Data (Requisites: MSITM 6301, 6302, and 6303)

MSITM 6306 - Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (Requisites: MSITM 6301, 6302, and 6303)

 

Digital Transformation

Choose four from the following:

BUAD 5302 - Graduate Internship

MSITM 6308 - DevOps

MSITM 6321 - IT Strategy

MSITM 6322 - Technology Consulting

MSITM 6323 - Blockchain (Requisite: FINA 6301)

MSITM 6331 - Digital Transformation

 

FinTech

Choose four from the following:

BUAD 5302 - Graduate Internship

MSITM 6306 - Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (Requisite: MSITM 6301, 6302, and 6303)

MSITM 6309 - FinTech: Latest Trends and Digital Strategies

MSITM 6323 - Blockchain

MSITM 6324 - CeDeFi/DeFi

 

Information Security for Managers

Choose four from the following:

BUAD 5302 - Graduate Internship

MSITM 6311 - Introduction to Information Security Management

MSITM 6312 - Information Security Privacy, Policy and Governance

MSITM 6313 - Information Security Privacy, Program Management, and Development

MSITM 6314 - Information Security Privacy, Risk Management

 

Information Technology Management

Courses from all concentrations. Choose four from the following:

BUAD 5302 - Graduate Internship

MSITM 6301 - Business Data Warehousing (Requisite: MSITM 6342)

MSITM 6302 - Business Intelligence and Data Mining (Requisites: MANA 6302, MSITM 6341 or 6342)

MSITM 6303 - Data Visualization

MSITM 6305 - IoT and Big Data (Requisites: MSITM 6301, 6302, and 6303)

MSITM 6306 - Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (Requisites: MSITM 6301, 6302, and 6303)

MSITM 6308 - DevOps

MSITM 6309 - FinTech: Latest Trends and Digital Strategies

MSITM 6311 - Introduction to Information Security Management

MSITM 6312 - Information Security Privacy, Policy and Governance

MSITM 6313 - Information Security Privacy, Program Management, and Development

MSITM 6314 - Information Security Privacy, Risk Management

MSITM 6320 - Agile Project Management

MSITM 6321 - IT Strategy

MSITM 6322 - Technology Consulting

MSITM 6323 - Blockchain (Requisite: FINA 6301)

MSITM 6331 - Digital Transformation

 

Professional Development

Required 3 hours for Internship (each course must be taken in a different semester)

MSITM 6125 - Business Technology Professional Internship I (S-L)

MSITM 6126 - Business Technology Professional Internship II (S-L)

MSITM 6127 - Business Technology Professional Internship III (S-L)

 

Choose any three from the following:

MSITM 6301 - Business Data Warehousing (Requisite: MSITM 6342)

MSITM 6302 - Business Intelligence and Data Mining (Requisite: MANA 6302, MSITM 6341, or 6342)

MSITM 6303 - Data Visualization (Requisite: MSITM 6342)

MSITM 6305 - IoT and Big Data (Requisite: MSITM 6301, 6302, and 6303)

MSITM 6306 - Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (Requisite: MSITM 6301, 6302, and 6303)

MSITM 6308 - DevOps

MSITM 6309 - FinTech: Latest Trends and Digital Strategies

MSITM 6311 - Introduction to Information Security Management

MSITM 6312 - Information Security Privacy, Policy and Governance

MSITM 6313 - Information Security Privacy, Program Management, and Development

MSITM 6314 - Information Security Privacy, Risk Management

MSITM 6320 - Agile Project Management

MSITM 6321 - IT Strategy

MSITM 6322 - Technology Consulting

MSITM 6323 - Blockchain (Requisite: FINA 6301)

MSITM 6331 - Digital Transformation

 

Quantum Information Science

Choose four from the following:

BUAD 5302 - Graduate Internship

MSITM 6351 - Quantum Information Processing

MSITM 6352 - Quantum Information Theory

MSITM 6353 - Quantum Computing Application

MSITM 6354 - Quantum Information Science Capstone

 

User Experience (UX)

Choose four from the following:

BUAD 5302 - Graduate Internship

MSITM 6332 - User Experience Principles

MSITM 6333 - User Experience Analytics

MSITM 6334 - Customer Experience Intimacy

MSITM 6335 - UX Design and Strategy

Day 1 CPT Programs

MS Management [STEM]

The M.S. in Management program is an accredited STEM degree emphasizing critical thinking and analysis, strategic planning, and personal leadership. The program focuses on innovation, analytics, operations, vision casting, and strategy through an experiential approach to prepare graduates for both technical and behavioral challenges.

Core Courses

MS IN MANAGEMENT FOUNDATIONAL COURSES

Courses listed in brackets are the undergraduate classes which may fulfill the foundational course requirements. These courses do not satisfy the 36-credit-hour requirement of the MS in Management program.

(The courses listed below are requisites and may be satisfied through undergraduate credit.)

MANA 51.521 - Management Theory [MANA 3301 Principles of Management]

MANA 51.522 - Business Legal Environment [MANA 3308 Business and Public Law]

MANA 51.523 - Critical Thinking, Research, and Writing

MRKT 51.521 - Marketing Concepts [MRKT 3301 Principles of Marketing]

BASIC CONCEPTS COURSES

Basic Concepts - Finance (MBA - McGraw Hill Connect course)*

Basic Concepts - Accounting (MBA - McGraw Hill Connect course)*

Basic Concepts - Quantitative Analysis (MBA - McGraw Hill Connect course)*

*Three-session self-study requisite courses included with certain courses and must be passed with a minimum of 85% course grade.

Required MS in Management Core Curriculum

MANA 6302 - Quantitative Analysis (Requisite: self-study three-week requisite course passed with a minimum of 85% course grade.)

MANA 6310 - Leading Innovation

MISM 6314 - Management Information Systems

MSITM 6320 - Humanics: Agile Project Management

 

Select two from the following:

ACCT 6321 - Managerial Accounting (Requisite: self-study three-week requisite course passed with a minimum of 85% course grade.)

COMA 6321 - Strategic Communication for Organizations (Requisites: MANA 51.521, MANA 51.522, and MRKT 51.521)

FINA 6301 - Corporate Finance (Requisite: self-study three-week requisite course passed with a minimum of 85% course grade.)

MANA 6314 - Organizational Change and Development (Requisite: MANA 51.521 or undergraduate equivalent.)

MANA 6323 - Human Resource Strategy (S-L) (Requisite: MANA 51.521 or undergraduate equivalent.)

MANA 6333 - Managing Operations Technologies

MANA 6358 - Business Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

MANA 6360 - Managerial Strategy and Implementation

MANA 6372 - Managing Organizations and Teams (S-L)

MSITM 6303 - Data Visualization (Requisite: MISM 6330)

MSITM 6330 - Digital Ethics

Concentration options - 18

Entrepreneurship Concentration

ENTR 6301 - New Business Creation

ENTR 6303 - Marketing and New Product Development

ENTR 6304 - Strategy and Management of Growing Businesses

 

Select 9 hours (3 courses) from the following list:

ENTR 6306 - International Entrepreneurship

MAGL 5345 - Business as Mission (S-L)

MANA 6320 - Business Ethics

MISM 6320 - Systems Analysis and Project Management (Requisite: MANA 6314)

MISM 6330 - Business Data Management

MRKT 6301 - Advanced Marketing Strategies (S-L)

MSITM 6342 - Database Management for Business Analysis

SCM 6301 - Global Supply Chain Management

SCM 6320 - Logistics Management

 

FinTech Management

Select six from the following:

COMA 6303 - Digital Media Communication

COMA 6305 - Presentation Communication

FINA 6301 - Corporate Finance

MISM 6330 - Business Data Management

MSITM 6306 - Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

MSITM 6309 - FinTech: Latest Trends and Digital Strategies

MSITM 6323 - Blockchain

MSITM 6341 - Python (Requisite: MSITM 51.521 or equivalent)

MSITM 6342 - Database Management for Business Analysis

 

General Management Concentration

MANA 6306 - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace

MANA 6340 - Workforce Analytics (Requisite: MANA 51.521)

MSITM 6342 - Database Management for Business Analysis

 

Select three courses from the following:

COMA 6305 - Presentation Communication

COMA 6307 - Communication Leadership for Groups

COMA 6320 - Organizational Communication

CRMN 6310 - Conflict Resolution Management

ENTR 6301 - New Business Creation

MANA 6320 - Business Ethics (Requisite: MANA 51.521)

MANA 6323 - Human Resource Strategy (S-L) (Requisite: MANA 51.521 or undergraduate equivalent.)

MANA 6330 - Leadership Development (Requisite: MANA 51.521)

MANA 6341 - Strategic Management Decisions (S-L)

MANA 6371 - Motivation and Vision-Casting

MANA 6372 - Managing Organizations and Teams (first semester) (S-L)

PROJ 6301 - Organizing the Project and Its Components

SCM 6320 - Logistics Management (Requisites: MANA 51.521 or undergraduate equivalent)

 

Human Resource Management

MANA 6306 - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace

MANA 6340 - Workforce Analytics (Requisite: self-study three-week requisite course passed with a minimum of 85% course grade.)

MSITM 6342 - Database Management for Business Analysis

 

Select three from the following:

COMA 6307 - Communication Leadership for Groups

MANA 6301 - Employment Law (Requisite: MANA 51.521 or undergraduate equivalent.)

MANA 6305 - Talent Acquisition and Development (Requisite: MANA 51.521 or undergraduate equivalent.)

MANA 6320 - Business Ethics (Requisite: MANA 51.521 or undergraduate equivalent.)

MANA 6323 - Human Resource Strategy (Requisite: MANA 51.521 or undergraduate equivalent.)

MANA 6330 - Leadership Development (Requisite: MANA 51.521)

MANA 6331 - Leadership Coaching and Counseling (Requisite: MANA 51.521)

 

Information Security Management

Select six courses from the following:

COMA 6303 - Digital Media Communication

COMA 6307 - Communication Leadership for Groups

COMA 6321 - Strategic Communication for Organizations

MSITM 6311 - Introduction to Information Security

MSITM 6312 - Information Security Privacy, Policy, and Governance

MSITM 6313 - Information Security Privacy, Program Management and Development (Requisite: MSITM 6312)

MSITM 6314 - Information Security Privacy and Risk Management (Requisite: MSITM 6312)

MSITM 6342 - Database Management for Business Analysis

 

Technology Strategy and Consulting

Select six courses from the following:

COMA 6305 - Presentation Communication

COMA 6307 - Communication Leadership for Groups

MANA 6341 - Strategic Management Decisions (S-L)

MSITM 6308 - DevOps

MSITM 6321 - IT Strategy

MSITM 6322 - Technology Consulting (Requisite: MANA 6314)

MSITM 6323 - Blockchain

MSITM 6342 - Database Management for Business Analysis

Day 1 CPT Programs

MBA [STEM]

The MBA at DBU is an exceptional Christ-centered MBA that you can complete in as few as 18 months. The MBA program is taught by world-class Christian faculty dedicated to student learning and development, the DBU MBA equips students with experiential learning and a global perspective.

18 months of Program duration, offer 17 concentrations:

  • Accounting
  • Business Communication
  • Business Innovation Strategy
  • Business Intelligence and Analytics
  • Conflict Resolution Management
  • Cybersecurity
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Health Care Management
  • International Business
  • IT and Innovation
  • IT Security for Managers
  • Leading the Nonprofit Organization
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Project Management
  • Technology Engineering Management
Accounting Concentration

The Accounting Concentration is designed to provide a broad understanding of the accounting industry. The Accounting Concentration introduces the graduate student to the development and analysis of competencies required for financial and managerial accounting systems, emphasizes the uses of cost information, and stresses the application of financial accounting in decision-making.

MBA Required Core Curriculum (28.5 hours)

Accounting Concentration Courses (12 hours)

ACCT 6330 - Tax Planning and Research (Requisite: ACCT 3323 completed within the last 3 years.)

ACCT 6335 - Financial Statement Analysis (Requisites: ACCT 3301, ACCT 3302)

ACCT 6355 - Case Studies in Advanced Accounting Topics (Requisites: ACCT 6330, ACCT 6335. Must be taken as the last accounting course.)

AND choose one of the following:

ACCT 6343 - Accounting for Governmental and Nonprofit Entities (Requisite: ACCT 6321 or equivalent)

ACCT 6345 - Fraud and Forensic Accounting (Requisite: ACCT 6321 or equivalent)

ACCT 6346 - Advanced Auditing (Requisite: ACCT 4304)

MANA 6320 - Business Ethics

Business Innovation Strategy Concentration

The MBA in Business Innovation Strategy is for those who are serious about leading innovation, regardless of these efforts being internal (improving business processes) or external (developing new products, services, and lines of business). Beyond those who have innovation in their job title (explicit or implicit), those who are responsible for driving top-line growth, managing portfolios, or tasked with creating new business models will also benefit. Disruptive innovations are not random acts of nature; there is a pattern to the phenomena, and the Business Innovation Strategy practitioner faculty will show you what it is. From the radical innovations that shake up entire industries to the many small innovations that perfect the execution of already successful organizations, this specialty will show you how to treat innovation as a process, one to be managed and turned into a driver of profits and growth, from idea to value creation for the "new normal" that will set the framework to produce innovative ideas from the bottom up in the organization, which is so critical to success. This specialty is relevant across industries and continents.

MBA Required Core Curriculum (28.5 hours)

Business Innovation Strategy Concentration Courses (12 hours)

BIS 6301 - Agile Leadership

BIS 6302 - Strategic Branding

BIS 6303 - Data-Driven Decisions

BIS 6304 - Capstone Project

Entrepreneurship Concentration

Entrepreneurship has long been a major part of the United States' economic structure. During downturns as well as periods of economic growth, entrepreneurship has typically flourished. The situation is no different today. Recent reports have indicated that hundreds of thousands of jobs in various sectors, such as information systems and finance, are going to be lost to offshore companies, creating a wealth of new business opportunities for would-be entrepreneurs. In order to meet the needs of individuals who desire to start their own companies, Dallas Baptist University offers a concentration in Entrepreneurship in its MBA program.

In the capstone course for the concentration, students will actually work with the owner(s) of entrepreneurial companies helping to develop and implement plans and procedures for these businesses.

Upon obtaining the degree, the student will have an actual business plan, a marketing plan, an operations manual, and a plan for raising capital, all developed with the assistance of highly qualified instructors.

MBA Required Core Curriculum (28.5 hours)

Entrepreneurship Concentration Courses (12 hours)

ENTR 6301 - New Business Creation

ENTR 6303 - Marketing and New Product Development for Entrepreneurs

ENTR 6304 - Strategy and Management of Growing Businesses (Requisites: ENTR 6301, ENTR 6303)

ENTR 6306 - International Entrepreneurship

Executive Leadership

The MBA Executive Leadership concentration is designed to increase the business skills and leadership capabilities of those who lead key parts of the business and form the pool of future top leadership of the organization. Students learn to analyze critically, articulate strategically, think holistically, and lead with confidence, fully equipped to take the helm. We use a multidimensional approach of lectures, small/large group discussions, case studies, role-playing, campus networking/learning opportunities, and a multitude of self-assessments to provide new insights.

EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP CONCENTRATION

MBA Required Core Curriculum (28.5 hours)

Executive Leadership Concentration Courses (12 hours)

EXLD 6301 - Self-Awareness and Development

EXLD 6302 - Maximizing Team Strengths

EXLD 6303 - Motivating Through Change

EXLD 6305 - Vision and Influence

Health Care Management

The Health Care Management Concentration is designed to equip students with state-of-the-art technologies in the health care industry. Emphasis is given to strategic health care planning, marketing, health care policy, managed care, and long-term care. A capstone initiative provides students with "hands-on" experiences in an area of interest to the student, such as administration, clinical practice, or education/consultation

MBA Required Core Curriculum (28.5 hours)

Health Care Management Concentration Courses (12 hours)

HCMG 6310 - Strategic Health Care Planning, Marketing, and Policy

HCMG 6320 - Managed Health Care

HCMG 6330 - Long-Term Care Administration

HCMG 6380 - Health Services Management Capstone Initiative

Hospitality Management

The hospitality concentration is designed for students who are motivated to move into an executive role within the diverse hospitality sector of the economy. This concentration will prepare you with the necessary concepts, tools, and hands-on skills to be comfortable in developing and implementing winning strategies in the boardrooms of companies across a range of hospitality industry sectors.   MBA Required Core Curriculum (28.5 hours)

Hospitality Management Concentration Courses (12 hours)

HOST 6304 - Managing the Service Environment

HOST 6306 - Finance for Hospitality

HOST 6307 - Human Resources in Hospitality Management

HOST 6308 - Strategies in Hospitality Management

Human Resource

Ultimately organizational performance is a reflection of the leadership, quality, motivation, and competencies of the people who are invested in the firm. This concentration focuses on the development of skills in the design, motivation, structure, and rewards of an organization.

MBA Required Core Curriculum (28.5 hours)

Human Resource Management Concentration Courses (12 hours)

MANA 6306 - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace

MANA 6314 - Organizational Change and Development

MANA 6320 - Business Ethics

MANA 6323 - Human Resource Strategy

Management

The human element is vital to the effective and efficient operation of any organization. The Management Concentration covers concepts and theories for understanding and resolving human problems in organizational settings. The Management Concentration covers a wide range of current business topics, including interpersonal group behavior, leadership styles, the motivation of employees, recruitment, evaluation, training, compensation, affirmative action, and continuous improvement.

This concentration offers students the opportunity to select any 4 courses from other concentrations (taking cognizance of possible prerequisites) and with regard to the scheduling of these courses, develop a management concentration that specifically meets their needs where alternative concentrations would be less effective.

MBA Required Core Curriculum (28.5 hours)

Management Concentration Courses (12 hours)

Four selected courses from other concentrations with advisor approval.

Marketing

The Marketing Concentration focuses on the various strategies, processes, and practical applications involved in meeting market demands and satisfying customer needs. Students practice skills in various industries from both domestic and multinational perspectives. Areas of study and marketing applications include marketing strategy formulation and implementation issues, distribution channels management, outcome-based marketing systems, consumer and buyer behavior, and integrated marketing communication.

MBA Required Core Curriculum (28.5 hours)

Marketing Concentration Courses (12 hours)

MRKT 6312 - Consumer and Buyer Behavior (Requisite: MRKT 6301)

MRKT 6321 - International Marketing (Requisite: MANA 6303, MRKT 6301)

MRKT 6331 - Marketing Analysis (Requisite: MANA 6303, MRKT 6301)

MRKT 6356 - Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics

Mastering Design Thinking

Mastering Design Thinking is a powerful approach to new product development that begins with understanding unmet customer needs. It's a human-centered design process that approaches problem-solving with understanding the user needs. Design thinking encompasses concept development, applied creativity, prototyping, and experimentation. When design thinking approaches are applied to business, the success rate for innovation improves substantially. The Mastering Design Thinking program will lead participants through a step-by-step, design thinking process. To be considered successful, innovations have to solve three key dimensions of desirability, feasibility, and viability.

MBA Required Core Curriculum (28.5 hours)

Mastering Design Thinking Concentration Courses (12 hours)

DSTH 6301 - Design Research Methods

DSTH 6302 - Rapid Prototyping and Visualizing

DSTH 6303 - Usability Testing

DSTH 6304 - Design Thinking Capstone Project

Social Entrepreneurship Management

This concentration will provide current and aspiring practitioners within nonprofit organizations with cutting-edge leadership theories and the latest management and leadership tools that will be used to create high-performing organizations. Students master techniques for conceptualizing and applying in new creative ways what they learn through their studies with accomplished faculty as well as from relationships established with nonprofit practitioners within service-learning opportunities in each course. In addition to the extensive breadth and depth of practical business knowledge critical for success in both profit and nonprofit organizations that is gained through study in the MBA core coursework, students will be immersed in the study of the practical implications and importance of strategic plans and tools they will devise for organizational effectiveness specific to the nonprofit in the areas of marketing, law, leadership, and accounting. This program of 40.5 required credit hours has been uniquely and carefully designed so that each course is linked in the development of strategies and skills that are critical to high-performing nonprofit organizations. Upon graduation, students will be equipped to compete successfully as servant leaders in their chosen profession.

MBA Required Core Curriculum (28.5 hours)

Social Entrepreneurship Management Concentration Courses (12 hours)

ACCT 6344 - Nonprofit Accounting, Resource Development, and Fundraising

MANA 6348 - Legal Issues for Nonprofit Organizations

MANA 6349 - Creative Leadership for Nonprofit Organizations

MRKT 6340 - Marketing Strategy for Nonprofit Organizations

Tuition and Scholarship

Programs Credits Tuition/Credit Annual Tuition Total
MS IT, MS Management, MA Leadership 36 $1,271 $15,252 $45,756
MBA 40.5 $1,271 $15,252 $51,476

The scholarships provided by DBU to international graduate students are very limited, there are only two scholarships available for international students to apply for:

  • BGCT Ministerial Grant

  • Church Match

The total amount of these scholarships for a single candidate is approximately $5,000, but if you are interested in applying, please contact us to refer you.

Day 1 CPT Timetable

Academic Calendar

Terms Semester Start Date Application Deadline CPT Start Date
Summer1 5/28/2024 4/29/2023 5/28/2024
Fall1 8/19/2024 7/20/2024 8/19/2024
Spring1 1/21/2025 12/20/2024 1/21/2025

 

Initial F1 Students: 3 months before the first day of the term.

DBU has 3 semesters a year: Fall, Spring and Summer.

  • International students must take 9 credits (3 courses, including 3 credits of internship courses) in the Fall and Spring semesters

  • Can only take 3 credits of internship courses in Summer

  • Among all the semesters, the summer semester is a short semester, students can apply for vacation, which only takes 3 credits of CPT courses. Fall and Spring semester requires 6 credits (which are 2 courses) in addition to CPT courses

*With a relatively high admission bar, it is recommended that transfer students in the United States apply two months in advance, and students who are outside of the U.S. apply 3.5 months in advance.

*If you miss the application deadline, don't worry, contact us, CPTDog could work with School Admissions to expedite admission decisions within an average of 3 days.

Application Guide

◎ Requirements

  1. A Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution (U.S. or international degree)

  2. Evidence of sound moral character and compatibility with DBU's mission

  3. Two letters of recommendation from non-family members

  4. A current professional resume

  5. Official transcript, undergraduate Transcript shows that the academic success of a GPA of 3.0 or above

  6. A Statement of Purpose (outlining reasons for seeking admission, answering each question with approximately 150 words, as this is considered a writing sample)

  7. Language requirements: IBT TOEFL 79 / IELTS 6.0 overall and a 5.5 minimum on any section / Duolingo 105 / Enroll in school IEP courses/ GMAT: above 425; GRE: above top 32%

    (language requirement can be waived if you previously have a US bachelor's degree)

**If your GPA is lower than 3.0 or did not reach the language requirement, please contact us to assist!

◎ How to apply

  • Contact CPTDog to get application fee wavier & a step by step application instruction

  • Use DBU's  Online Application Portal to upload aforementioned documents & fill out the online application form 

    **CPTDog work closely with DBU admissions, if you didn’t meet some of the requirement, please contact us to request to waive them

  • #NOTE: under International Information:

    -> “Are you applying through a study abroad agency?” -> SELECT YES

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