Leadership matters.

An advanced degree in business positions you to lead as an influencer in the global marketplace. Whether you aim to excel as an entrepreneur or manage a team of professionals, our Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program equips you with a broader view of the world and specialized knowledge in one of four industries: finance, global business, health care or project management.

Strengthen your leadership skills in core business disciplines of accounting, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, statistics, marketing and organizational behavior to add value in your career and in the global economy.

  • Overview

    • School: Adult & Graduate Studies
    • Division: Business
    • Degree Type: Master of Business Administration
    • Format: Blended, Online
    • Location: Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo
  • Convenient Format

    As a nonprofit, Christ-centered university, we strive to provide an accessible education that fits your needs.

    Take courses in a way that's easy for you with classes offered in a 100% online or blended format. On-campus courses meet once a week from 6-10 p.m.

    • Program Length: 20-22 months
    • Start Date: Coming Soon!

    You may qualify to enroll at an alternate time. Call 800.947.2382 to speak with an enrollment counselor.

    Career Opportunities

    The master's program prepares you for a range of leadership roles in a variety of career paths.

    • Business analyst
    • Business development
    • Consultant
    • Financial manager
    • Health care administration
    • Market research
    • Project management
    • Small business management
    • Software developer
    • Strategic management
    • Strategic planning
  • Vocationally-Focused Specializations

    Specialize your M.B.A. with a practitioner-oriented concentration. Each specialization requires four courses that are six weeks in length.

    Available concentrations include these specializations:

    Admission Requirements

    • Application ($25 fee)
    • Official college and/or military transcripts*
    • Minimum 2.7 G.P.A. if one or more years of work experience
    • Minimum of 3.0 G.P.A. if less than one year of work experience
    • Professional resume
    • Two letters of recommendation
    • International Students: TOEFL or IELTS score

    *Tip: Send us a transcript release for each college you've attended, and we'll request your transcripts! A maximum of two equivalent courses that meet requirements can replace Cornerstone courses.

  • Cost Breakdown

    A college degree is an investment. Expenses include tuition, a course reservation fee, educational resources and an application fee.

    • Tuition: $595 per credit
    • Educational Resources: $200 per course
    • Application and Reservation Fee: $55
    • Cost Per Three Credit Course: $1,985
    • Total Estimated Cost: $25,065

    The Global Business concentration includes an optional global trip (approx. $3,000). For more information on the total program cost, review our tuition and fees.


    We are dedicated to continuously improving our programs to provide you with the skills needed to reach your professional goals.

    Signifying this, our bachelor's and master's business programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.

What jobs can I get with a business degree?

As you advance your professional development with a master's degree in business administration, your experience will empower you to achieve your unique goals in the business field and beyond. The interactive graph below pulls data from over 40,000 job sites to show you what employers are looking for and what opportunities this degree can open up for you.

Use the tool functions to look at career opportunities in Grand Rapids, all of Michigan or even nationwide. Choose between seeing options filtered by salary or demand level. And if a specific industry or career is of interest to you, click on it for more details.


Compare the M.B.A. and M.A. in Organizational Leadership

Both the M.B.A. and M.A. in Organizational Leadership degree programs empower you with practical skills and experience to take your next step in your career. Check out this guide to help you determine which degree path best aligns with your goals.

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