The Dublin Business Academy (DBA) provides students with an opportunity to get started on the path to a successful career in business. This unique and challenging non-traditional program is for students interested in business, graphic design, or entrepreneurship. DBA students will contribute and study all aspects of running a real world business. 

This includes: accounting, sales, graphic design, social media marketing, managing websites, creating financial documents, customer service, developing business models, logistics, and much more. Students also gain 21st century skills during this exciting experiential learning opportunity. 

The DBA is housed at Dublin City School's Emerald Campus where students from Coffman, Jerome, and Scioto High Schools operate an existing full service screen-printing and design company. Experienced teachers along with community business members guide students through the day-to-day operations of this business.  DBA has partnerships with Ohio State University and Columbus State.

Course Information

  • Housed at the Emerald Campus and is open to students from all three Dublin high schools. 
  • Grades: 11-12 
  • Credit: 2.0
    • Entrepreneurship - 1.0
    • Business Management - 0.5
    • Applied Marketing - 0.5
    • Elective: 2 Periods
  • Students have the opportunity to participate in paid internships after school, on weekends, or during the summe

How To Apply? 

  • Interested students should print out an application for DBA and turn it into there Guidance Counselor during scheduling. Selected students will enroll in either the one of three sessions: Periods 1-2, Periods 3-4 or Periods 5-6.
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Contact Information

Ms. Chelsea Burns, Instructor

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For Questions / Information On Orders:

Phone:  614.718.8255




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