Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Our Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a fully online degree program that prepares working professionals to assume roles as dynamic leaders in business-related fields. Our MBA curriculum integrates a blend of business and communication to develop skills employers deem necessary in their leaders to address today’s organizational challenges. Through coursework that aligns with your own professional goals, you will learn to communicate across all disciplines and levels of the organization, build and manage effective teams and apply the leadership skills necessary to excel in an increasingly fast-paced and complex business world. Our graduates develop high-demand career skills that contribute to employability and professional advancement.


You can obtain a general MBA or choose one of the five concentrations available:

  • Professional MBA
  • Accounting
  • Financial Planning
  • Healthcare Innovation
  • Human Resource Management
  • Sports Management


  • Apply without having to sit for the GRE (it’s not a requirement)
  • Start the program at any of six start dates throughout the year
  • Choose a 1-year (10 months) or 2-year (22 months) track
  • Transfer (if eligible) up to 9 hours of graduate courses from another university

Career Opportunities

Earning a master’s degree can significantly improve your lifetime earnings and employability. Higher-level job opportunities tend to focus less on technical expertise and more on leadership – i.e. the ability to build and lead a team, analyze and present information, make good decisions and plan strategically.

Our MBA program is designed to complement your technical skills. You’ll walk away with the necessary management, leadership and communication knowledge and skills needed to move up the career ladder—no matter your academic or professional background.

Alumni Discount

Spalding is committed to providing opportunities for lifelong learning to members of our world-changing community. Spalding graduates with a bachelors or masters degree may qualify for a 10% discount on tuition.


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The School of Business at Spalding University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11960 Quivira Road, Suite 300, Overland Park, KS 66213 USA.