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Why get your MBA at JBU?

Want to sharpen your business, management and leadership skills? An MBA at JBU will allow you to unlock your full potential. 

Enjoy a flexible format

Complete your coursework on your schedule 100% online. Every MBA class offers a zoom component with the opportunity to interact with your professor and classmates. The program is 36-45 credit hours long, depending on whether you have undergraduate coursework in a business-related field. 

Gain expertise

Through interacting with faculty and practitioners who have extensive academic training and years of real-world experience, you'll learn to analyze diverse business situations, examine complex problems and provide ethical, strategic leadership to organizations.

Use your degree

87% of JBU graduate students landed* within 6 months of graduation, according to a survey conducted by the JBU Career Development Department for 2019-2020 graduates.  

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

Earn your MBA

Admissions Requirements

  • 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.

MBA Requirements

  • 36-45 total credit hours, depending on undergraduate coursework.
    • 24 credit hours of MBA core requirements
    • 12 credit hours of 7000 or 8000 level course work
  • Students typically graduate within 2 years

MBA Classes

For more information, click below:

MBA Concentrations

Choose from a wide variety of concentrations to hone your craft and graduate with a specialized MBA. 

Accounting

Learn the critical concepts that manage accounting data, drive financial reporting and influence managerial decisions.

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Cybersecurity

Learn to bridge the gap between the practice and management of cybersecurity strategies.

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Leadership

Learn to inspire, motivate, and develop teams in support of strategic organizational growth.

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Data Analytics

Learn how to use data to make informed decisions and how to employ analytics models with real-world data.

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Healthcare Administration

Learn how to effectively design, manage, measure and improve processes that deliver excellent healthcare.

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Design Thinking & Innovation

Learn creative problem-solving and how to manage teams of diverse people.

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International Business

Learn management and leadership skills that can provide a basis for working across cultures.

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Marketing Analytics

Learn to integrate the foundations of data and analytics and marketing research.

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What to expect as a general MBA student at JBU

A masterful overview of business

In the general MBA program, you'll learn a strong base of economics, accounting, leadership and more. 

A wealth of experience

JBU faculty have experience working for companies like Walmart, Procter & Gamble, Saatchi and Saatchi X, Li & Fung, ServiceMaster and more.

Expand your software knowledge

In the general MBA, you'll gain an overview of the various data analytics programs that organizations use to make decisions every day. 

Featured Faculty

Dr. Linda Vytlacil - Professor, Data Analytics | Walton Charitable Support Foundation Endowed Chair of Data Analytics

Dr. Linda Vytlacil is the former Vice President for Data Science/Global Data & Analytics Platforms for Walmart Labs, is a recognized people leader and commercial manager with extensive experience in building teams and creating analytics capabilities to harness profitably the power of big data analytics.

Next steps

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

Admission

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

Most JBU graduate classes happen in 8-week blocks (counseling and education have some 16-week classes). Online and face-to-face class options provide flexibility for your busy schedule. Talk to an admissions counselor for more details on classes in your program.

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