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Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Advance your business career with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Greenville University. Emphasizing the technical skills you’ll need to excel in business management, our MBA degree includes hands-on learning experiences and opportunities to apply coursework directly to your career – including a capstone action research project. Our MBA program also integrates faith-based values to prepare you to lead ethically and effectively in business. The MBA degree is offered entirely online and via an accelerated one-year program at our main campus in Greenville, Illinois.

Earn your MBA degree online

Designed for working professionals, our online MBA degree gives you the flexibility to complete your master’s degree at your own pace from anywhere you can access a computer. You’ll use our state-of-the-art online learning platform to submit assignments, discuss business management issues, and collaborate with professors and peers. You’ll also apply what you learn to find solutions to real-world business challenges.  

Earn your MBA degree on-site at Greenville University in one year

Complete your MBA degree in just 10 months in our accelerated and fully accredited on-site MBA degree program. You’ll learn in a traditional classroom environment, working closely with instructors who bring extensive real-world business management experience to their courses. Campus lodging and dining are also included as part of this high-value master’s degree program.

In the MBA program at Greenville University, you’ll learn how to:

  • Apply business management, accounting, finance, and marketing skills in a variety of real-world business contexts.
  • Use management theory to address daily operational challenges and implement long-term strategic goals.
  • Develop critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills to excel in diverse business roles.
  • Integrate faith-based principles into business leadership and approach business challenges from a Christian perspective.

Why Earn Your Online MBA at Greenville University?

Focusing on business management, our MBA degree is designed to make you a more well-rounded and effective business leader. The program covers topics such as accounting, finance, marketing, and strategy, and features a variety of hands-on learning and career-development opportunities. These are some of the top reasons to choose Greenville University for your MBA graduate school program:

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Locations:

On Campus & Online

Completion Time:

One-Year On-Campus:

10 Months

Online:

Less than 2 years

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Career Opportunities

Career Outlook for MBA Graduates

Earning your MBA degree will open doors to professional advancement and new job opportunities. Right now, the career outlook for MBAs is strong and steadily growing:

  • 86% of companies worldwide plan to hire recent MBA graduates.
  • 42% of companies plan to increase the number of recent MBAs they hire.
  • More than half of MBA graduates worldwide are senior managers or board directors.

Earning an MBA degree can also significantly increase your earning potential:

  • The median base starting salary for MBA graduates in the U.S. is $110,000. By comparison, the median starting salary of recent bachelor’s degree graduates is about $60,000.
  • More than half of employers report they will increase starting salaries for new MBA hires at or above the inflation rate.
  • The top paying industries for MBAs are finance and accounting, with a median salary of $120,000.

Source: Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), 2017

Top MBA careers

  • Marketing Manager
  • Business Operations Manager
  • Operations Research Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Entrepreneur
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