MBA Concentration or Master of Science

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Use your influence to grow organizations and develop people.

Employers want people they can trust to handle leadership responsibilities ethically and skillfully. This degree will develop and equip you to lead with excellence using biblically-based models. You'll gain an understanding of how organizations work, become an expert in management and communication processes in public or private organizations, and how to provide leadership to a company using ethical business practices.

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Schedule a call with an admissions counselor to learn more about the Leadership MBA program. 

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Study Leadership

JBU's MBA in Leadership program focuses on essential skills and knowledge with a balance of practical and theoretical training. You'll learn to inspire, grow, and motivate individuals and teams in support of strategic organizational development.


According to a survey conducted by the JBU Career Development Center for 2018-2019 graduates, 91% of graduate students landed within 6 months of graduation.*

*landed: employed, grad school, volunteer, or military

Program length 

The program is 36-45 credit hours long, depending on whether a student has undergraduate coursework in a business-related field. Student typically graduate within two years

Program Format

100% online or through a combination of online and in-person classes at the John Brown University Rogers Center

MBA vs. MS: What's the difference?

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Leadership concentrates more on ethical decision making and leading the organization as a whole. It also focuses more on technical business skills. The Master of Science (MS) in Leadership is a broad degree that focuses more on the people side of this concentration than the business side of leadership. For more details, view the degree requirements for both programs. 

All JBU business programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP). ACBSP is an accrediting organization dedicated to improving the quality of business schools and programs around the world, and ultimately to improving the practice of business in every industry around the world. Member institutions adhere to the highest standards and focus on student learning outcomes, providing the kind of education that is relevant to the marketplace.

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Benefits of JBU's Leadership program


Complete your coursework on your schedule through the flexible, fully online graduate program.

Receive one-on-one support from professors through smaller class sizes.

Gain the expertise needed to successfully lead an organization with integrity.

Graduate feeling equipped to honor God and serve others by studying leadership from a biblical worldview.

"Becoming a leader is synonymous with becoming yourself. It is precisely that simple and it is also that difficult."

Warren Bennis