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MBA Program at Valparaiso University College of Business

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A flexible MBA program built to help you succeed

Be prepared to make a difference and emerge as a value-based business leader.

At Valparaiso University, our AACSB-accredited Master in Business Administration degree provides you with a broad-based, holistic approach to business—equipping you with the knowledge and know-how to make more environmentally, financially, and socially responsible decisions.

Our flexible MBA program is taught by world-renowned faculty experts and is available in a format that meets you wherever you are. Whether you’re looking to change professions or build and advance your career, you’ll be ready to change business for the better.

Gain an MBA at a U.S. Top Business School

Our flexible MBA program offers varying start times and seven-week courses—helping you to complete an MBA in as little as one year. Learn on your schedule with online, in-person, and hybrid courses, and specialize in areas such as business intelligence, engineering management, finance, healthcare management, general business, or management.

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Why pursue Valpo’s business master’s program?

At Valpo, our business master’s program is accessible, affordable, and flexible to meet your professional needs and goals. With a Valparaiso University MBA, you’ll also have the opportunity to maximize your return on investment—making significant gains in your career and in your earning potential.

So, what makes Valpo a U.S. top business school? Here are four reasons:

World-class scholars

Learn from faculty members who are leaders in their respective fields. Valpo’s business master’s program features a founder and editor of a values-based leadership publication and an expert in sustainability-based business practices. These thought leaders will be there to guide and mentor you as a Valparaiso University MBA student and as you build a successful business career.

Customizable coursework

With just 12 in-person or online courses, you will be able to build an advanced degree that works for you though our flexible MBA program. After taking required coursework in business decision-making and leadership, specialize your Valparaiso University MBA by pursuing one of six additional certificates .

Value-based learning environment

Our business master’s program equips you with the tools and techniques to make decisions that will have positive impacts on your company, your customers, and your community. At Valpo, a U.S. top business school, you’ll learn how to make a difference while becoming a thoughtful and compassionate business leader.

Broad alumni network

Our alumni live around the world and are ready to connect. Whether you are starting out or climbing the corporate ladder, business success is built through networking. With thousands of Master in Business Administration graduates and more than 20 national and international clubs, you’ll find Valpo alumni waiting to connect.

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Courses you will take in Valpo’s business master’s program

At Valpo, our Master in Business Administration program starts with business decision-making and leadership courses in:

  • Accounting Information for Decision Analysis
  • Financial Analysis
  • Global Trade: Governance, Digitalization, and Sustainability
  • Leadership in a Global Environment
  • Managerial Economics
  • Marketing Management and Consumer Experience
  • Quantitative Methods in Management
  • Strategic Thinking and Action

Your final four Master in Business Administration courses allow you to focus your MBA in a way that works for you. Specialize your advanced degree through certificates in business intelligence, engineering management, finance, healthcare management, general business, or management.

What can you do with a Valparaiso University MBA?

Whether you’re looking to advance your career prospects or change professions, our flexible MBA program will equip you with the knowledge and skills to find success in nearly any industry. With an MBA from Valpo, a U.S. top business school, you’ll be ready for careers in consulting, finance, healthcare, human resources, marketing, operations, and more.

More about careers with a Master in Business Administration

In a recent survey of graduates, 100% of Valparaiso University MBA students found a job within a year of graduation.

Supervisory career opportunities with a Master in Business Administration degree are expected to grow 10% over the next decade, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Graduates of business master’s programs can earn up to twice as much as counterparts with only a bachelor’s degree, according to the Graduate Management Admission Council.

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Hear from our Valparaiso University MBA students

“It’s the education that I received from Valparaiso University that I think has put me in a better place, to be a better leader for the organization.”

—James Muhammad ’21, MBA
President & CEO, Lakeshore Public Media

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