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Online MBA Program

Hone your focus and expand your prospects with the University of Mount Union’s online Master of Business Administration program. By completing Mount Union’s MBA degree online, you will cultivate and refine analytic and leadership skills, establish broad knowledge and business networks, and integrate research and practice in seven-week courses taught by industry-experienced scholars. Our curriculum and schedule are designed for working adults balancing ongoing professional commitments with coursework that will advance your career goals.

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ONLINE MBA CONCENTRATIONS

Mount Union’s online MBA program features two concentrations, business analytics and leadership and innovation. Choose a concentration to specialize your learning experience and develop proficiency in the areas that matter most for your professional success.

MBA in Business Analytics

Grow your data-oriented expertise and managerial skills for leading strategic, optimized businesses with the online MBA in business analytics. Learn more about the business analytics concentration.
 

MBA in Leadership and Innovation

Prepare for senior roles by developing skills in strategic leadership, innovation and critical problem-solving with the online MBA in leadership and innovation. Learn more about the Leadership and Innovation concentration.

 
Online MBA vs. In-Person

Mount Union’s online MBA program offers many advantages for working professionals and students with other life commitments. With the option of completing one course at a time, you will be able to focus on each topic and avoid burnout. Students with a desire to speed up their process and graduate sooner can take two classes per seven-week term. Asynchronous classes allow you to engage with coursework and course content according to your own schedule, making the online MBA a highly flexible avenue for gaining an advanced degree.

 

Completing an online MBA degree at Mount Union gives you access to practical, hands-on learning, industry experience and networking opportunities—and you can do it from anywhere in the world.

  • 36 Credit Hours

    Structured for two, seven-week classes per term (*credit hours)

  • $695 per credit hour

    The 2021-2022 cost per credit hour for the online M.B.A. is $695. (discounts available)

  • 3 Starts

    MBA has start dates in the May, August, and January terms

Careers you can pursue with an Online MBA degree

Prepare for or make new strides in invigorating careers in the public, private, and non-profit sectors with the expertise and acumen of an MBA from Mount Union. You’ll solve problems and deliver results guided by strategic reasoning and critical thinking as a manager, consultant, analyst or in other high-level leadership roles. Some common professions among our graduates include:

 

Online MBA | Admission Requirements

  1. All Applicants:
    • Degree/Credentials: Baccalaureate degree from a regionally or nationally accredited institution.
    • Undergraduate Achievement: Possess an undergraduate cumulative grade point average equal to or greater than a 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or a grade point average equal to or greater than 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) with a minimum of 12 credit hours of graduate study.
    • Experience: Provide a curriculum vitae or résumé.
    • Essay and Writing Ability: Applicants will submit an essay of a maximum of 500 words outlining the following: 1) career aspirations, 2) qualifications, and 3) rationale for applying to the program. This piece should demonstrate the candidate’s ability to write at a graduate level.
    • Professional Recommendation: Provide one recommendation from an employer or a former professor who is in a position to judge the applicant’s potential for graduate level study and research.
    • Consideration for Conditional Admission: Applicants who do not meet the above criteria will be judged on a case-by-case basis and will be asked to submit additional documentation in an attempt to gain conditional admission.
  2. Applicants with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Equivalent:
    • Students with a bachelor's degree in business (or those who have completed an equivalent of the business common professional core (CPC) at the undergraduate level) with a 3.0 GPA or higher will not be required to take Business Foundations 1 and 2.
  3. Applicants with Non-Business Bachelor’s Degree:
    • Students with a non-business bachelor's degree, or those who have not completed an equivalent of the business common professional core (CPC) at the undergraduate level) with a 3.0 GPA or higher will be required to take Business Foundations 1 and 2. The undergraduate CPC may also be satisfied by completing appropriate undergraduate courses

 

OTHER ADMISSION/ENROLLMENT RELATED INFORMATION

Transfer Credit Policy: A maximum of nine (9) semester hours of graduate transfer credits will be considered for transfer credit. The course(s) must have been taken at a regionally accredited institution and be aligned with the objectives for the University of Mount Union course(s), and only coursework earning a grade of B or better will be considered for transfer credit. Additional credits may be transferred on a case-by-case basis.

A candidate wishing to transfer credits must submit an official transcript, along with a copy of the appropriate course description from the graduate catalogue of the respective institution; and may be asked to offer additional documentation (such as a course syllabus). To initiate a transfer credit evaluation, contact Dr. Anne Christo-Baker, Director of the School of Business at christe@mountunion.edu.
 

TOEFL Requirement: Applicants whose primary language is not English must have a recent IBT (Internet- Based TOEFL) score of 100 or more in addition to meeting other program requirements.
 

Enrollment Deposit: If admitted to the program, candidates are required to submit a non-refundable deposit of $250. This deposit will be applied toward tuition charges.

The University of Mount Union prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, marital or parental status, pregnancy, disability, or genetic information in student admissions, financial aid, educational or athletic programs, or employment as now or may hereafter be required by university policy and federal or state law. Inquiries regarding compliance may be directed to the Office of Human Resources, Beeghly Hall, (330) 829-6560, humanresources@mountunion.edu.

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