Master of Business Administration

Olivet's Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree is made for you with elective opportunities in Leadership, Healthcare Leadership, Corporate Communications, and Nonprofit Management. 

If you're ready to equip yourself with the knowledge and skills to effectively lead teams, navigate changing business climates, and reach your professional and personal goals, Olivet's Masters of Business Administration degree is made for you – with curriculum to equip you with core business skills and elective opportunities in Leadership, Healthcare Leadership, Corporate Communications, and Nonprofit Management. As a working professional, a parent, or both, you lead a busy life. We’re here to help you get started, stay focused, and achieve your goals of graduation and beyond. Concepts covered in the core coursework include: competent communication in the digital workplace, ethics and crisis management, personal code of conduct, planning and control of business organizations, data gathering, evaluation and decision making, financial analysis, capital structure, sources and uses of funds, financial health in light of organizational mission, how organizations benefit from branding success, defining solutions to problems, external impact of decisions, navigating change, and leadership strategies in emotional and cultural intelligence.

Course Overview

  • Format: Accelerated classes meet online, courses start every 8 weeks
  • Program Length: 12, 18 or 24 months
  • Credit Hours: 36
  • Tuition: $415 per credit hour (effective 1/1/2023)


Start Dates

  • April 24, 2023
  • July 3, 2023
  • August 28, 2023

Classes meet online and courses begin every 8 weeks.

Course Descriptions

"Olivet Nazarene University’s online Master of Business Administration (MBA) program is ideal for full-time professionals who want to gain knowledge and advance in their career." - Shailaja (Ravola) Errampalli, MBA '18

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"Working on a project with people I'd never met and having to accomplish something together online was enjoyable for me. I love the cohort aspect of ONU's graduate degree programs." - Julie Trapp MBA '19

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Commonly Asked Questions
What are the admission requirements for the MBA program?

Admission requirements include: completed application, a bachelor degree and official transcripts and a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.5 or better. We are here to help. If you have any questions our admissions team is ready and available to answer your questions at 877.465.4838 or

Does my undergraduate degree have to be from a business program?

No, we attract students from many disciplines and backgrounds who are looking to advance their business and administrative skills. 

How and when do I get started? 

Start today by completing an application for Olivet Online!  An admissions counselor will be in touch with you to help you all along the way! Once the application is complete and you request transcripts from schools previously attended, we will review your transcript, and connect you with a member of our student accounts team. Most students complete the admissions process in a couple of weeks. Courses start several times a year. You will be in class before you know it!


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