Master of Business Administration

With more than 220 students enrolled, JBU is the largest MBA program in Arkansas. But we keep our classes small, with about 20 students per class. You will receive personalized instruction from faculty who are leaders in their fields. Many work in Fortune 500 companies by day and share what they've learned in our classrooms at night or online.

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Global Perspective

Four Reasons to Study Master of Business Administration at JBU

Reason #1

Global Perspective

You won’t just learn about international markets in a classroom, you’ll have the opportunity for first-hand cultural business experiences in China, Brazil and Guatemala.

Experienced Faculty

Four Reasons to Study Master of Business Administration at JBU

Reason #2

Experienced Faculty

At JBU, you’ll learn from men and women who have extensive academic training and years of real-world experience at companies like Walmart, Procter & Gamble, Saatchi and Saatchi X, Li & Fung and ServiceMaster.

More Than the Bottom Line

Four Reasons to Study Master of Business Administration at JBU

Reason #3

More Than the Bottom Line

Truly successful organizations do more than just generate revenue. They make the world a better place. At JBU, you’ll learn how to use your leadership skills and entrepreneurship for the greater good.

Unique Focus on Christian Values

Four Reasons to Study Master of Business Administration at JBU

Reason #4

Unique Focus on Christian Values

At JBU, we believe in education of the whole person – head, heart, hand. All of our courses are taught from a Christian worldview, with faculty who are committed to the academic and spiritual growth of our students.

DeNisha McCollum

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DeNisha McCollum

Assistant Professor of Business

McCollum has served in Graduate Business Programs at JBU for over a decade. She is passionate about Christ-centered business education. When not in the office, she enjoys time with family, outdoor adventures, and reading a great business or leadership book.

M.Ed., North Central University
MSLE., John Brown University
B.A., University of Arkansas

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Randall Waldron

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Randall Waldron

Soderquist Chair and Professor of Economics and International Business

Waldron is an economist with a passion for all things international. A Fulbright Scholar with experience in China and throughout Asia, Waldron came to JBU in 2012 after 18 years at the University of South Dakota. He loves to travel, especially in the developing world.

Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
B.A., Northwestern University

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Joe Walenciak

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Joe Walenciak

Professor of Business

At JBU since 1982, Walenciak has led or participated in more than 50 short-term mission/service projects in Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Jordan, and Northern Ireland. He leads both undergraduate and graduate studies programs in Central America.

Ph.D., University of Arkansas
M.B.A., University of Arkansas
B.S., John Brown University

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