Academic Programs Available

For administrative purposes, the University is composed of the following academic divisions which offer bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees: The College of Business, Mary C. Crowley College of Christian Faith, Dorothy M. Bush College of Education, College of Fine Arts, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Gary Cook School of Leadership, and Graduate School of Ministry.

CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

Dallas Baptist University offers undergraduate certificates in multiple fields of study: Advertising and Promotions, Biblical Studies, Business as Mission, Business Communication, Criminal Justice for Organizational Security or Law Enforcement, Health Care Management, Lay Leadership for Education or Sports Ministries, Marketing Practices, Music Ministry Leadership, Systems Technology and Information Management

With the working adult in mind, certificate programs are designed for individuals who are seeking to prepare for new careers or promotions, gain or refine expertise in a particular area of study, enhance educational or professional credentials, or to pursue a course of study simply for self-enrichment. 

ASSOCIATE DEGREE PROGRAMS

Dallas Baptist University offers eight two-year associate degree programs: Associate of Arts, Associate of Arts (Teacher Preparation), Associate of Biblical Studies, Associate of Business Administration, Associate of Christian Studies, Associate of Engineering, Associate of Interdisciplinary Studies, and Associate of Science. These programs are designed to provide a strong foundation in the liberal arts or business and prepare students for future academic success if that is their desire. The associate degree also aids those who may need to enter the business world more quickly than a four-year degree program would allow. 

BACHELOR'S DEGREE PROGRAMS

Dallas Baptist University offers undergraduate programs leading to the Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Arts and Sciences (BAS), Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Bachelor of Business Studies (BBS), Bachelor of Music (BM), Bachelor of Musical Arts (BMA), Bachelor of Music Education (BME), and Bachelor of Science (BS) degrees. The University, through its seven colleges and one school, offers 84 undergraduate majors leading to the bachelor's degree. 

ACCELERATED BACHELOR'S AND MASTER'S DEGREE PROGRAMS

Dallas Baptist University offers several accelerated Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs which combine compatible bachelor and master’s degrees, allowing motivated students the opportunity to complete both an undergraduate and graduate degree in a single accelerated process. In some cases, students can complete both degrees with only one additional year of study and earn both diplomas upon graduation.


College of Business

Bachelor’s and Accelerated Degree Programs Offered:

BBA

Accelerated Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees:

College of Business Professional Studies Track

BAS

BBS

 Accelerated Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees:


Mary C. Crowley College of Christian Faith

Bachelor’s and Accelerated Degree Programs Offered:

BA

BA/BS

Accelerated Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees:

College of Christian Studies Professional Studies Track

BAS

Accelerated Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees:


Dorothy M. Bush College of Education 

Bachelor’s and Accelerated Degree Programs Offered:

BA/BS

BME

BS

Accelerated Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees:


College of Fine Arts

Bachelor’s and Accelerated Degree Programs Offered:

BA/BS

BM

BMA

BME

Accelerated Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees:

College of Fine Arts Professional Studies Track

BAS


College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Bachelor’s and Accelerated Degree Programs Offered:

BA

BA/BS

Accelerated Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees:

College of Humanities and Social Sciences Professional Studies Track

BAS


College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Bachelor’s and Accelerated Degree Programs Offered:

BA/BS

BS

Accelerated Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees:

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Professional Studies Track

BAS



Pre-Professional Preparation

Pre-professional preparation is a vital part of the endeavor of a liberal arts institution. Through these programs, the University seeks to provide general and discipline-specific course work that will prepare students for graduate work in their chosen fields. While completing courses in their specific major, students will complete a set of courses, prescribed by the University, which will prepare them for the professional program of their choice. Dallas Baptist University provides pre-professional preparation programs in the following areas: 

Pre-Athletic Training*

Pre-Medical

Pre-Pharmacy

Pre-Chiropractic*

Pre-Nursing

Pre-Physical Therapy*

Pre-Dental

Pre-Occupational Therapy*

Pre-Physician Assistant

Pre-Law

Pre-Optometry

Pre-Veterinary Science

Other Pre-Applied Health Options

 

 

 *The BS Health Sciences degree incorporates concentrations with these pre-professional programs