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Master of Business Administration Online Degree

Application Fee Waived for October Term*

Position yourself for high-level leadership roles with the Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) online degree program from Benedictine University—a regionally accredited, established institution with over 130 years of history and a tradition of academic excellence.

You'll learn to lead organizations through the challenges of 21st-century business management, as well as successfully navigate your career through market turbulence, organizational change and global competition.

Choose Your Pace and Format

Benedictine offers two program tracks in an M.B.A. online program intentionally designed to fit the lives of working professionals:

Choose the option that works best for you with a university ranked one of America's Best Colleges for 2018–2019 by Forbes. In addition to the traditional online and accelerated M.B.A. degree programs, Benedictine offers the M.B.A. program on campus in Lisle, Illinois and as a hybrid program.

Choose Your Elective Area

Our M.B.A. online degree program features six elective areas for you to choose from:

  • Marketing Management: Explore digital marketing, branding, advertising, public relations and global markets. Gain the tools to develop an integrated marketing strategy.
  • International Business: As global companies expand internationally, learn how to do business with companies and people from other countries and cultures.
  • Finance: Explore how to analyze and interpret financial information from a managerial perspective, assessing stability and profitability and improving financial performance.
  • Entrepreneurship: Learn how to realize your dreams of business ownership with a firm grasp on strategy and hands-on learning under your instructor's direct supervision.
  • Accounting: Examine accounting theory and best practices so you can help organizations stay vigilant about proper accounting records and financial reports.
  • Healthcare Administration: Apply the strategic and analytical capabilities of business administration to the ever-changing, ever-growing industry of health care.

Explore the full M.B.A. online curriculum, including electives for all six elective areas.

M.B.A. Admissions Requirements

Applying to the M.B.A. online requires the following items:

  • Two letters of recommendation from your professional references
  • A resume detailing your professional experiences
  • A letter of intent including why you've chosen Benedictine's M.B.A.

Check out our application checklist to get your M.B.A. journey started

Program Objectives

In the M.B.A. online degree program from Benedictine University, you will gain a variety of skills you can confidently apply at the business enterprise level. The objectives of this program include the ability to:

  • Define supply-and-demand concepts and understand their impact on consumer behavior and business decision-making.
  • Evaluate a modern enterprise's financial well-being and analyze corporate financial statements.
  • Understand macro- and microeconomic concepts and analytical tools to confront economic issues and policies.
  • Describe the differences between management and leadership in complex, contemporary organizations.
  • Build productive teams that can work collaboratively with each other and produce excellent results.

Eliminate the Barriers Between You and Your Degree

Students may apply for the M.B.A. online program at any time. If you have an educational background in business you may be able to waive up to four foundation courses. Meeting these conditions and applying today could give you a quick start toward completing your M.B.A.

M.B.A. Online Rankings

Benedictine University consistently attracts notice for the quality and growth of the M.B.A. program.

  • Crain’s Chicago Business reported that Benedictine's M.B.A. was the seventh-largest M.B.A. program in Chicago in 2017.
  • rated Benedictine University's M.B.A. online program among the 50 best online programs in the nation.
  • U.S. News & World Report ranked Benedictine University among its 2019 Best Colleges using 16 measures of academic quality.

Dual Degree Options Available

Dual M.B.A. program opportunities are also available if you are interested in obtaining a second graduate degree at Benedictine in another field.

For students whose interests and ambitions extend into organizational behavior or health care, pursuing a dual M.B.A. could provide you with a more complete professional and business education for a reduced time and financial commitment.

  • Begin when you want: Begin your program by selecting one of the six starting dates available throughout the year. Unlike other schools, Benedictine's M.B.A. online program does not require new students to wait a whole year before beginning their studies.

  • Study on your schedule: The completely online format gives you the flexibility to complete your coursework without disrupting your work and personal schedule. Our M.B.A. students spend an average of 2.2 hours per day on school work. How and when you fit study time into your day is completely up to you.

The process from application to admission to the first day of class is fantastic. Taking on such a task is daunting, and the support staff does not allow you to get overwhelmed. In fact, I have to credit Dana L. with helping change my life. I will never forget her. I had spoken to a few other schools, but Dana really sold me on the program and seemed to care. I was only looking for an MHA and did not know I could also get an M.B.A."

Aleksandrs "Sasha" Racenis, Medical Assistant

Take Hold of Your Success

For more information about the Master of Business Administration online program offerings from Benedictine University, request more information or call (866) 295-3104 to speak with a Program Manager.

*Benedictine University will waive the $40 application fee for qualified students who submit a completed application by 10/12/20 and start class on 10/26/20 to one of the following online programs: Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), M.S. in Management and Organizational Behavior (M.S.M.O.B.), Master of Public Health (M.P.H.), M.S. in Nursing (M.S.N.), Dual M.S.N./M.B.A., Dual M.B.A./M.P.H., Dual M.B.A./M.S.M.O.B., Dual M.P.H./M.S.M.O.B., B.A. in Management, Graduate Certificate in Epidemiology, Graduate Certificate in Health Management and Policy, Graduate Certificate in Health Education and Promotion. The fee waiver program is for United States citizens and permanent residents only and is subject to change without notice. Call (866) 295-3104 for more information.