Start Dates/Deadlines

Start dates to fit your schedule

Valparaiso University’s Daytime Full-time Global MBA with General Business program is a cohort and has 1 start date in August each year; General Business is the only option that is available Full-time . The Part-time Professional MBA program has 6 start dates per year; elective certificates other than General Business are offered based upon enrollment.

Once qualified students complete their applications, they are admitted on a first come, first served basis. Below is a list of the opportunities for a student to begin their studies in the MBA program.

Important Dates

Full-Time Global MBA with General Business Certificate– 1 Start Date Per Year in August*

*Please note all F-1 visa applicants must be full-time students

TermStart DateFT International Priority Application DeadlineFT Domestic Priority Application Deadline 
Fall 1 2020August 24, 2020May 15, 2020May 15, 2020

Part-Time Professional MBA – Six Start Dates Per Year*

*If you plan to apply for loans to pay for your education, you should apply for Fall 1, Spring 1 or Summer 1 to meet half-time enrollment status.

TermStart DatePT Application Deadline (Domestic)
Spring 1 2020January 6, 2020December 6, 2019
Spring 2 2020March 16, 2020February 14, 2020
Summer 1 2020May 18, 2020April 17, 2020
Summer 2 2020June 29, 2020May 29, 2020
Fall 1 2020August 24, 2020June 30, 2019
Fall 2 2020October 19, 2020September 18, 2020
Part-Time Certificate – Summer Start Dates Only
TermStart DatePT Application Deadline (Domestic)
Summer 1 2020 May 18, 2020April 17, 2020
Summer 2 2020June 29, 2020May 29, 2020