The majority of students in the Anderson University DBA program are either current full-time or part-time faculty members at colleges or universities or aspire to an academic career. There are students in industry who have strong arguments for the doctoral degree. The ordinary career route of graduates is to be a college instructor in an institution primarily committed to teaching.
The primary target market for Anderson University DBA graduates are institutions who are members of the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) and/or the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU). Graduates are teaching in four-year church-related and public institutions, as well as community colleges. Some graduate choose to stay in industry.