Lincoln Memorial University

Doctor of Business Administration

First cohort - Fall of 2016

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Kayley Daniels


Program Mission and Objectives

The mission of the Doctor of Business Administration program is to create a doctoral learning opportunity for business professionals in Appalachia. Through qualified and experienced faculty, students will be provided the skills necessary to advance the practice of business in a diverse and evolving global economy, to further the body of knowledge and research, and to balance the pursuit of prosperous business practices.

Program Objectives

  • Develop the knowledge and analytical capability to lead an organization in adapting, evolving, and learning in an ever-changing environment.
  • Acquire and apply knowledge of behavioral, policy, and strategic issues to improve organizational effectiveness.
  • Facilitate and communicate advanced analytic and problem solving capabilities grounded in sound academic and practical research.


Anticipated Program Attributes

  • Program designed for working professionals
  • A comprehensive 57 credit hour program
  • Up to 12 foundational credit hours may be waived for applicants with an MBA or equivalent
  • Courses will be a mix of flipped-traditional, hybrid and online courses
  • Tuition is currently estimated at $50,500 for the program, with no additional charge for out-of-state students

Program Location

The program will be located in downtown Knoxville, TN at the LMU Duncan School of Law complex.


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423.869.3611 | 800.325.0900
6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway
Harrogate, TN 37752