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Online MBA Degree



First, an online MBA degree. Next, endless career possibilities.

You’re good at what you do and you’re ready to advance—but right now, the future seems…limited. You want more—for yourself. For your family.

Sounds like you’re ready to get your Master of Business Administration.

We know it can be tough to juggle school and working full time—but at SWU, you can get an MBA completely online in 18 months. Our programs were made to be flexible, so you don’t have to uproot your career to advance it.

As an MBA student, you’ll learn advanced decision-making and critical thinking techniques needed in functional areas of business. You’ll build more confidence in the writing and speaking skills you’ll need to take your career to the next level.

The best part? These vital skills are built on a foundation rooted in Christian values and ethics. We’ll help you become a professional who does what’s best and what’s right—an invaluable member of any organization.

Customize Your Online MBA Program

Tailor your business career to your strengths and interests. Our programs are designed to include an MBA concentration so you can learn the skills you need to succeed in one of the following areas:

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

We require students in our MBA Healthcare Administration program to work in a healthcare setting, healthcare-related organization or have healthcare experience.



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.



Career Preparation

Your MBA will open plenty of doors. Here are just some of the possibilities:

  • 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
"At SWU the faculty were very knowledgeable. They were very understanding of unforeseen situations and always seemed to push us to do just a little better than we thought we could."
- Joshua Dial Sr, MSML


Admission Requirements for Master of Business Administration

  • Submitted 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, you 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, you 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
  • Although you do not need to take a GRE or GMAT exam to be admitted, we do require that you take the Peregrine Comprehensive Business Exam within ten days after admissionThis is simply to help pinpoint any business areas that may need to be strengthened. If an area is indicated, we strongly recommend you take any suggested Peregrine self-paced courses to ensure you will thrive in your graduate classes. Your advisor will provide you with details. 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.

Have any questions? We can help. Connect with an admissions representative at 877-644-5557 or  .

Notice of Nondiscrimination

In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendment of 1972 and with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Southern Wesleyan University does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, sex, or physical handicap in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. The university reserves its right to operate as a church-related institution and to develop policies consistent with the religious tenets of its sponsoring denomination, The Wesleyan Church.

Additional information related to SWU’s non-discrimination policies include:

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Sexual Misconduct Policy (Title IX)




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