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Online MBA - Master of Business Administration

No GRE/GMAT Required

Graduate in 18-24 Months

Flexible Payment Plans

Achieve your MBA Online and Your Career Goals

Our online MBA (Master of Business Administration) is designed for professionals tasked with ensuring success in today's business operations across industries and departments. The MBA focus is on the functional areas of business, including finance, marketing, production, and administration. It is a popular degree choice for individuals seeking to advance their business career and increase employment opportunities available. In some cases, the MBA is required for advancement into senior management positions.

As a student in the online MBA program, you will learn to apply theoretical concepts to actual management situations, use critical thinking and decision-making skills to solve organizational problems, and practice using writing and speaking skills that are essential for effective business presentations. Additionally, you will understand Christian values, ethical issues, and the legal processes as they affect the business environment. You will use technology and statistical techniques to analyze data for effective decision making and apply microeconomic principles, practices, applications, and techniques directly related to business issues.

Customize your Online MBA

SWU offers several career-focused MBA concentrations so you can customize your MBA experience and earn the specific skill sets you'll need to succeed in a modern business career.

MBA in Healthcare Administration
MBA in Human Resources
MBA in Leadership
MBA in Project and Quality Management

All MBA students must choose a concentration area. The SWU MBA Online is designed to include a concentration, so it does not lengthen the program. Concentration area courses are taught at the beginning of the program and are offered each academic term as long as sufficient demand exists.

Students in the MBA Healthcare program need to be currently working within a healthcare setting, healthcare related organization or have prior healthcare experience.

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Online Program Start Dates

Monday, January 7, 2019
Monday, May 6, 2019
Monday, August 19, 2019


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At a Glance


MBA Leveling Courses

For MBA candidates whose undergraduate degree is in a field other than business or have not met prerequisite courses for the program, academic leveling courses should be completed to provide a comprehensive review of all the foundational material associated with the degree program.

Learn more about MBA Leveling Courses


Final Examination — At the end of the program, students may be required to complete a comprehensive examination designated by the program. Students should consult the School of Business for specific details and requirements.

Your Future

Career Preparation

This program opens the door to many career possibilities including:

  • Accountancy
  • Banking, Investment and Finance
  • Business Consultant
  • Entrepreneurship/Small Business Owner
  • Executive Level Management
  • Financial Advisor
  • General Management
  • HR/Personnel Management
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Sales and Marketing
"SWU's faculty and staff work tirelessly to help working adults learn in a spiritually rich environment."

Dan Finnegan, MBA

Admission Requirements for Master of Business Administration

  • Submission of a completed application
  • $25 application fee
  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Experience in a healthcare setting of at least one year (healthcare administration concentration student only)
  • GPA of 2.7 or better on all undergraduate coursework or on the final 60 hours of undergraduate coursework
  • If GPA is less than 2.7 but better than 2.5, students may be granted conditional admission if approved by the Admission Committee
  • If GPA is less than 2.5 and upon approval of the Admission Committee, students may take the GMAT and present a score of 450 or greater for consideration. Admission to the program is not guaranteed by taking the GMAT.
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work
  • Undergraduate coursework in statistics, accounting, and economics. For those whose undergraduate degree is in a field other than business or have not met prerequisite courses for the program, academic leveling courses should be completed to provide a comprehensive review of all the foundational material associated with the degree program. Learn more about academic leveling courses.
  • Applicants for whom English is a second language, applicant must submit an official TOEFL score of at least 550 (paper test), 213 (computer test) or equivalent evidence of proficiency in English.

If you have any questions regarding admission requirements for your degree program, please contact an admissions representative at 877-644-5557 or .

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