Take the Lead. Serve the World.
Equipped to Succeed.

M.S. in Management

You have a vision for a different tomorrow. We want to help you create it. The Master of Science in Management degree is a specialized STEM program designed for current and future leaders to manage organizations of all kinds by skillfully leading individuals, teams, and corporations to success. 

Students are equipped with a complete set of managerial competencies from faculty who have extensive experience in the field and blend academic rigor with real-world practicality. Innovation, analytics, operations, vision casting, and strategy are taught through an experiential approach to prepare graduates for modern management challenges. 

More than an Education

In the age of the information explosion, technology revolution, and an ever-changing globalized economy, the business landscape is more complicated than ever. Our MS in Management degree empowers leaders with creative problem solving skills that push the envelope of innovation to stay ahead of the curve in today’s multidimensional business environment. Students participate in real-world consulting projects that stretch their abilities and grow their competencies as impactful leaders and complete managers. A master's degree in management empowers graduates with the flexibility to impact multiple industries. Our graduates are distinctively prepared to integrate faith in business management practice through our unique approach to developing managers as servant leaders. 

Marked by Service

DBU is a Christ-centered launching point where leaders are equipped to excel as business professionals who impact their environments through their respective callings. Current and future business leaders are equipped as servant leaders who have the skills needed to influence their fields while simultaneously stimulating personal growth for a lasting impact.

Countless organizations have failed because of leaders who lacked the competency and character to lead. The business world yearns for managers who lead courageously without compromising integrity. Our master’s degree in management equips leaders to influence modern organizations. Our graduates lead top companies and serve in ministries. They are CEOs, pastors, mayors, and managers of all kinds. Often, our MS in Management degree leads to promotions and/or positions of influence that can increase impact. If you want to advance your career and better utilize your giftings for eternal purposes, consider our MS in Management which empowers you professionally and personally to make a lasting impact. Contact us today!

Dr. David Widdifield, Program Director
"Today's dynamic business environment requires leaders with the ability to proactively address ever-changing market demands. Our graduate programs enable existing and prospective business leaders for success in meeting the marketplace challenges of today and tomorrow. Please let me know how I can help you reach your professional goals."

- Dr. David Widdifield, Program Director
214-333-7496 | davidw@dbu.edu



Our classes are led by scholar-practitioners who have years of professional experience in the field.

Dr. Justin Gandy
Associate Professor of Management

  • Former Director of Service-Learning, Dallas Baptist University
  • Ph.D. in Leadership Studies, Dallas Baptist University
  • Expertise in organizational behavior, business leadership, management, and social entrepreneurship

Dr. Samuel Okate
Adjunct Professor

  • Operations Research Analyst for the Federal Aviation Administration
  • Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering, UTA
  • Professional Certificates from Stanford and MIT
  • Certified Lean Six Sigma Blackbelt
  • Certified RFID Supply Chain Manager
  • ISCEA International Standards Board RFID Sub-committee

Joe Hopkins
Adjunct Professor

  • Diverse Leadership roles with the Coca-Cola Company
  • Launched a new franchise concept in North Texas, Master Franchisor of the year 2005, 2006, 2007
  • Ph.D. in Leadership Studies, Dallas Baptist University (in progress)
  • Expertise in change management, organizational effectiveness, team leadership, supply chain management, vision and strategy development

Cheryl Goodwin
Adjunct Professor

  • Global Business Unit Director for Market-Leading Healthcare Products
  • Patented and Published Engineer with background in Research, Innovation, and Commercial Product Launches
  • B.S., Louisiana Tech; M.S. in Biomedical Engineering, University of Texas; Executive MBA, UTA
  • Ph.D. in Leadership Studies, Dallas Baptist University (in progress)

Gerry Burns
Adjunct Professor

  • Facilities Manager, City of Frisco
  • Former Informations Systems Technician and Command Senior Enlisted Advisor, U.S. Navy
  • Management Experience, Ericsson and Sprint
  • Former Business Owner
  • M.A. in Management, Dallas Baptist University

Our program provides several options to customize your master's degree with dual degrees and advanced certificates.


Admission Requirements for the M.S. in Management
  • 3.4 GPA or higher: no entrance exam required
  • 5+ years of managerial work experience: 3.0 GPA or higher, no entrance exam required
  • 450 on the GMAT or 50% on the Miller Analogies Test (MAT)
  • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Evidence of sound moral character and compatibility with DBU's mission

The admission requirements listed above are specific to this degree program and are supplemental to the Graduate School’s requirements for Full Admission. Admission to one graduate program does not guarantee admission to another. Applicants who show potential for graduate study, but do not meet the criteria for Full Admission, may be admitted for up to 12 hours under provisional status. Students admitted under Provisional Admission will be granted Full Admission upon successful completion of 12 credit hours and fulfillment of the conditions of their admission as determined by the Master’s Degrees Admission Committee.

Full Admission Requirements | International Admissions | Transfer Admissions

Get Connected

Apply Online

Tour the DBU Campus Today

RSVP For a Graduate Open House

Go to top