Qualification of Applicants

Qualification of Applicants

  • An MBA or other Master's degree, or approval for exemption from the DBA Program Committee.
    Please inquire before Feb 17 (Fri) ,2017 in the case of seeking an exemption.
  • Two or more years of full-time work experience, or approval for exemption from the DBA Program Committee.
  • A good command of English, with a score above 630 (Computer-based: 267; Internet-based: 109) in TOEFL, 7.5 in IELTS Academic or equivalent.
  • An expected GMAT score of 600 or higher.
  • An expected GRE score of 160 or higher on Quantitative Reasoning and 150 or higher on Verbal Reasoning.
  • Basic knowledge of and aptitude for business.
The program requires enterprising students who are resourceful and take initiative. Students are expected to undertake their research unprompted and make diligent efforts to complete the research program within three years.
Essentially, the DBA program is not targeted at people who wish to learn more about management and strategies, people looking to take part in a higher level MBA program, and people who wish to add a doctorate to their resume.