MBA Graduate Degree
SBU's accredited traditional and online MBA programs have been established to enhance the professional and personal development of our students, and to provide the foundation necessary for occupational advancement. The course of study for the MBA includes knowledge and application skills in business in order to prepare students for leadership roles.
SBU's MBA degree is offered in two tracks:
- Professional Track (online)
- Residential Track (hybrid)
Concentrations may be added to your MBA degree and are available in the areas of:
- Christian Ministry
- Health Administration
SBU and the Robert W. Plaster College of Business provide an environment where students are encouraged to achieve success in their chosen fields; develop the ability to think coherently and creatively; and organize, analyze and communicate information in a faith-based setting.
The Mission of the MBA Program at SBU
The mission of the Master of Business Administration program is to equip graduate students from a Christ-centered perspective, building on foundational business principles, with the interpersonal, critical thinking, and analytical skills to empower them to become servant leaders in a global society.
The MBA degree is offered through SBU's Robert W. Plaster College of Business.
Learn More about Earning an MBA Degree and Apply
Wondering about which program track is right for you? How many years will it take to complete your degree? What skills are integral for success in an MBA program? What will your classes be like? What are the job prospects after obtaining your MBA? Our admissions counselors can help you answer all of these questions and more. Whether you’re a high school student looking to enter an accelerated program or looking for a postgraduate degree, SBU is happy to help you begin your journey towards your next academic achievement.
Graduate student applicants
If you are finishing or have completed an undergraduate degree and are ready to continue your education with an online MBA, visit the Graduate Studies in Business page to learn more about the application and admissions process, cost and financial aid, and more.
Working professionals are encouraged to apply to our professional track! Explore our online executive MBA today.
High School students
The High School Early Acceptance Program (EAP) is a great opportunity for you to show your commitment to your future while being recognized for your outstanding achievements. The EAP is a prestigious group of SBU students who not only excel academically, but also have proven potential to serve as tomorrow's business leaders.
Students who are accepted into the Early Acceptance MBA program can complete an undergraduate degree and the graduate-level Master of Business Administration in as little as five years.
Talk to Admissions
To learn more about the MBA program and the admissions process, contact Nicki Harmon, associate director for graduate admissions, at (417) 328-1402 or nharmon@SBUniv.edu.