Graduate Business

The future you starts at JBU

JBU's graduate business programs will prepare you to navigate complex business situations and make decisions that not only lead to greater profits but also the greater good. We are passionate about developing world-changing business leaders of competence, character and conscience.


Online MBAs on your schedule.

Next steps

Choosing a graduate program is a big deal, and our staff and faculty are committed to making this process easy for you.


Our admissions team is here to navigate the application process, so you have all the information to be confident in your decision.

Financial aid

You deserve a transparent, helpful financial aid experience. We'll work with you to ensure you're taking advantage of all of your financial aid opportunities.

Start classes

JBU graduate business classes take place in 8-week blocks. Counseling classes take place in 16-week blocks with some 8-week classes. Education classes take place in 16-week blocks.


bold. disciplined. committed.

Admission requirements for business programs

In addition to general admission requirements, applicants to the graduate business programs must have:

  • An undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or higher (4.0=A). 
  • Undergraduate coursework in finance, accounting, statistics, and economics (only needed to enroll in the 36-credit hour MBA). 
  • No entrance exam is required.
  • NOTE: For the MBA in Accounting, students will need the following additional pre-requisites: Intermediate Accounting I and II and a Federal Income Tax course.
  • NOTE: For the MBA in Data Analytics and Marketing Analytics, to qualify for the 36-credit hour program, recent undergraduate coursework in finance, accounting, statistics, economics, and data analytics or data science is required.

Special petition for admission

If you do not meet the minimum qualifications, you may petition for admission consideration. Applicants should submit a letter to the graduate admissions office via email or upload it to their application portal. Please address your letter to:

Dr. Melanie Peddicord, Program Director
JBU Graduate Business
2000 West University Street
Siloam Springs, AR 72761