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Doctor of Business Administration

The Doctor of Business Administration at Loyola Marymount University develops outstanding applied researchers dedicated to advancing business, policy, and society through impactful contributions to research and practice. Tailored for accomplished professionals, our part-time, hybrid program enables you to pursue a research-based degree while maintaining your professional trajectory. By equipping you with the essential tools for evidence-based decision-making in tackling complex challenges, you'll unlock new paths for leadership and create change in the global marketplace.

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DBA Experience

Transform organizations and industries. Find out how we shape seasoned working professionals into innovative problem solvers.

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Professional Development

Built-in funding for conference and research travel. Discover your opportunities to connect with the research community.

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Career Advancement

Investigate, collaborate, and educate. Explore the new possibilities our DBA program presents.

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Business Faculty Author California Research Report

California 100, a research initiative that aims to shape the state’s long-term success over the next century, released a report by LMU researchers that offers important insights about California’s business climate.

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LMU Hosts Innovation Symposium

LMU College of Business Administration, School of Education and other campus organizations hosted thought leaders from the tech industry, K–12 and higher education to discuss the confluence of disruptive technology and education.

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LMU Receives Federal Grant for Global Business Education

LMU is one of 16 schools to receive the Center for International Business Education grant from the U.S. Department of Education to advance research, curriculum development, and training on issues related to U.S. trade and competitiveness for $1.2 million over 4 years.

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Business Professor Publishes Entertainment Finance Book

David Offenberg, associate professor of finance, released his book, “Independent Film Finance: A Research-Based Guide to Funding Your Movie," after interviewing 50 independent film producers about the financial structures they used in their projects.