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Dallas Baptist University Online Education



Contact Information:
Dallas Baptist University
3000 Mountain Creek Parkway
Dallas, Texas 75211

Billie Joy Upshaw, Online Student Coordinator
Email: Billie Joy Upshaw
Phone: 214-333-6893
1-800-460-8188 (Call toll free to speak with an advisor)
Website: http://online.dbu.edu

Fully Online Degree Programs:
Undergraduate
Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies
Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Christian Ministries
Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Psychology
Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Sociology
Bachelor of Business Administration in Management
Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Information Systems
Bachelor of Business Studies in Business Administration
Bachelor of Business Studies in Management
Bachelor of Business Studies in Management Information Systems

Graduate
Master of Business Administration in eBusiness
Master of Business Administration in Finance
Master of Business Administration in International Business
Master of Business Administration in Management
Master of Business Administration in Management Information Systems
Master of Business Administration in Marketing
Master of Arts in Organizational Management in General Management
Master of Arts in Organizational Management in Human Resources Management
Master of Arts in Christian Education
Master of Education in Educational Leadership
Master of Education in Higher Education

Accreditations:
Dallas Baptist University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097: Telephone number 404/679-4501) to award associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees." The College of Business is nationally accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) to offer the Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) and the Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) degrees, which are offered online in several majors. The College of Adult Education, which awards the Bachelor of Business Studies and Bachelor of Arts and Sciences degrees, is a member of the Council for Adults and Experiential Learning.

The DBU Online Program is a member of the following distance education organizations:
  • The Sloan Asynchronous Learning Network
  • United States Distance Learning Association.
  • The Electronic Campus (EC) of the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), an "electronic marketplace" for courses, programs, and services offered by SREB accredited colleges and universities.
  • Texas Distance Education of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, a "one-stop information center" for distance education courses and degrees offered by public and independent colleges and universities in Texas.
Admission Requirements:
Undergraduate admission requirements can be found at:
http://www.dbu.edu/admissions/undergrad_ad.asp.

Graduate admission requirements can be found at:
http://www.dbu.edu/graduate/admissions.asp.

Tuition Costs:
Dallas Baptist University online education tuition for 2005-2006 academic year is $1,347 for each undergraduate 3-hour course and $1,377 for each 3-hour graduate course. For a 4-hour undergraduate course, the tuition is $1,796.

Learning Environment:
Within the semester calendar, DBU Online courses are totally asynchronous which means students may sign on any time, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Courses may be five, ten, or sixteen week courses depending upon the semester offered. Students do not need to log in at the same time as other students or at the same time as the instructor unless they are meeting voluntarily in the chat room. The online courses will contain written lecture, reading assignments, class discussion, and assignments.

Accomplishments/Recognition:
The Dallas Baptist University Online Education program has maintained an average of 92% student completion rate since its inception in 1998. Dallas Baptist University's Online Education program has recently won two distinguished course design awards, Blackboard's Bbionic Course of the Year 2005 and the Instructional Technology Council's eLearning 2006 Course of the Year award.