Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Earn an MBA in as Few as 10 Courses

Get to Know Our Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Our MBA program blends management theory with practical applications to help you steer companies with modern-day solutions. It emphasizes the skills and concepts that businesses  look for in today’s workplace. In our MBA program, you’ll have the opportunity to learn from experienced faculty who can help you find new ways to solve business problems and develop management skills all while developing the data analysis and leadership capabilities to help you lead them forward. Start advancing your knowledge and skills in areas such as corporate management and cross-functional business leadership by enrolling in our MBA program today.

Our flexible MBA program also gives you the freedom to focus on 10 industry-focused specializations.


Classes Start Every 8 Weeks

Earn your Master's Degree in Business Administration in as little as 2 years + 2 months*—or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.

*Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment.

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Master's Advantage: Put your Degree to work sooner! 3 fewer courses and 6 fewer months equals over $6800 in savings

Master's Advantage

If you’ve earned an undergraduate degree in business or technology, or a degree with a technology specialization you may be eligible to waive up to three courses (or nine credit hours). We call this our Master’s Advantage. With these course waivers3, you can take fewer courses and put your master’s degree to work for you even sooner.

What You'll Learn

Designed to help you meet the challenges of today’s business world, our MBA program covers the following:

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    Management Theory and Practices

    Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of enterprise-wide functions relevant in the global economy.
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    Collaboration

    Work collaboratively in a team environment. Coordinate and share information to achieve a common goal.
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    Problem Solving

    Use business and management principles to problem-solve a variety of workplace challenges.
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    Technology

    Apply analytical tools and technology applications to develop analyses and solutions to address the needs of an organization and its stakeholders.

Accreditation Matters

Our Master of Business Administration degree is accredited* by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) www.acbsp.org

Career Opportunities

What’s next for someone with an MBA? Graduates of our Master of Business Administration degree program may consider careers such as:

  • Business Operations Manager

  • IT Director

  • Management Analyst

  • Market Research Analyst

  • Marketing Manager

  • Operations Research Analyst

  • Product Manager

  • Project Manager

Core Degree Courses

ACCT503 Financial Accounting: Managerial Use and Analysis
ECON545 Business Economics
FIN510 Corporate Finance
MGMT591 Leadership and Organizational Behavior
MIS5404 Innovation through Technology
MKTG525 Strategic Marketing

Choose any 1

HRM591 Strategic Human Resource Management
HRM587 Managing Organizational Change
HRM595 Negotiation Skills

Choose any 1

INTL500 Global Perspectives for International Business
FIN565 International Finance
HRM584 Managing International Human Resources

Choose any 1

MGMT520 Legal, Political and Ethical Dimensions of Business
MGMT550 Managerial Communication

General Degree Courses

ACCT5004 Essentials in Accounting, Finance and Economics
MATH5344 Applied Managerial Statistics
MGMT5014 Organizational Structures and Business Processes

Capstone

MGMT601 MBA Capstone

FAQs: Master of Business Administration


What is a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree?

An MBA, or Master of Business Administration, is a graduate degree that aims to prepare students for higher-level positions, such as leadership roles, within the greater field of business. Unlike many other graduate degrees, which tend to be highly specialized, an MBA can be taken with a general approach or  focus on a specific topic. Some areas of focus for an MBA can include accounting, finance and marketing. Many MBAs are also focused on career preparation which can be helpful as you grow in your career.


Can I get my MBA online?

Yes! You can earn your Master of Business Administration (MBA) online. At DeVry, we offer our MBA program in both hybrid (on-campus and online) and 100% online formats. We know that many of our MBA students are already working in the business field and are looking for a way to improve their comprehension of business while adding an important  credential to their resume. Because of this, we offer our MBA program with flexible online options to enable you to study on your schedule.


How long does it take to get an MBA?

The time it takes to earn an MBA can vary, depending on the institution. At DeVry you can earn your MBA in as few as 10 courses2, depending on your course load and any qualifying transfer credits5.


Is an online MBA worth it?

We believe that an online MBA can absolutely be worth it if you wish to further your understanding of the business world and work toward your goals. People with MBA degrees may be positioned to pursue higher-level or leadership roles, as MBAs typically develop not only your industry insight but also your interpersonal and leadership skills. For example, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, top executives at large corporate companies will typically hold a bachelor’s degree or a master’s degree in a business-related field, such as an MBA6.


What can you do with a Master of Business Administration degree?

An MBA degree can be an excellent first step toward pursuing a higher-level position within a company. Some of the jobs that graduates of our MBA degree program may consider include:

  • Business Operations Manager
  • IT Director
  • Management Analyst
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Marketing Manager
  • Operations Research Analyst
  • Product Manager
  • Project Manager

What Our Students Have to Say

"My experience at Keller Graduate School of Management shaped my life personally and professionally. I became more confident and started my own part-time business because I believed in myself and stepped outside of the box."

Kersha Robinson | MBA in Business Administration, 2019

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Related Programs


Programs vary by location. For specific program details for Pennsylvania, refer to:
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Coursework - Master of Business Administration for Pennsylvania residents
Conferral and Assessment Data - Available for all of DeVry and Keller's ACBSP accredited programs. For a full list of DeVry University's business and accounting degree programs accredited by ACBSP, please see the Accreditation page.
1Master of Business Administration in Management program in New York.
2Students attending certain DeVry locations are not eligible for course waivers based on undergraduate coursework; however, such students are eligible for course waivers based on graduate/professional degrees or CPA certifications. Students attending a Missouri location may be awarded waivers for no more than 25% of the program’s credit hours.
3Eligibility and application of course waivers varies based on the type of course waiver credit earned, the student’s enrolled location and/or the student’s state of residence. For more information, please refer to the Course Waiver section of the Keller academic catalog.
4Students who hold an undergraduate business degree, a technology degree or a degree with a technology specialization may be eligible to waive up to three courses (nine credit hours). Students with undergraduate degrees in other disciplines may also be eligible to waive select courses upon review of their undergraduate transcript. Course waiver availability varies by location. For more information, please refer to the Course Waiver section of the Keller academic catalog.
5At the time of application to the next credential level, an evaluation of qualifying transfer credit will occur and the most beneficial outcome will be applied.
6https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/top-executives.htm?utm_source=fit/programs/8335/mba-managementutm_medium#tab-4

All students enrolled in site-based programs will be required to take some coursework online and, for some programs and locations, a substantial portion of the program may be required to be completed online.