Masters of Business Administration (MBA)
Earning an advanced business degree is one of the most important career decisions you’ll ever make. At Saint Joseph's University, our MBA program is designed to advance your career, hone your leadership skills and provide you with practical business knowledge that you can apply immediately. We’ll empower you to dig a little deeper and work a little harder to become a more strategic, ethical and successful business leader.
Advance your career faster
Depending on your undergraduate degree, you may be able to finish your MBA in as little as one year. The unique flexibility of Saint Joseph’s program works with your schedule by allowing you to take classes at your own pace — on campus, online or both. You have the option to create a self-paced curriculum to meet your time frame and your goals.
On-campus and Online Options
Join classmates for in-person sessions at our convenient Philadelphia campus, or take advantage of our fully online option with no residency requirements. Either way, you can expect the same tuition rates, top-rated faculty and quality education.
Customize Your MBA
Tailor your education by choosing from one of ten in-demand disciplines such as finance, marketing, international business, health and medical services, or data intelligence. In every track, you’ll learn from engaging, expert faculty who bring theory, practice and relevancy to the classroom. Small, dynamic classes (1:18) allow for discussion, reflection and collaboration.
- General MBA
- Business Intelligence
- Health & Medical Services Administration
- International Business
- International Marketing*
- Real Estate (NEW)
*Available on campus only
86% say their MBA helped them gain strategic business acumen and 73% say their MBA led to a salary increase
At a Glance
Full time: 1 - 2 years
Part time: 2 - 2.5 years
On Campus, Online or both
Credits and Courses
33 to 53 credits can be required depending on a student’s academic background. This includes foundation, gateway, core and elective courses.
On campus: classes are offered in 15-week sessions, with each class meeting one night per week.
Online: classes are normally offered in 8-week accelerated sessions, with most classes meeting “live” online one evening per week.
|Profile of a Fellow Student||
Full-time students in the MBA Program average about 1 to 3 years of work experience.
Part-time students average about 5 to 10 years of work experience.
International applicants average about 2 to 4 years of work experience.
Students come from all academic and professional backgrounds, and no work experience is required to begin the program.
|Tuition & Fees||$1,075 per credit (2019-2020)|
|Housing Options||SJU has on and off campus housing options available for adult and graduate students.|
|Support for Student Veterans||
SJU is a yellow ribbon school that accepts GI education benefits. Our Office of Veterans Services can help you access and understand your benefits.
|Graduate Assistantships||Graduate assistantships offer tuition remission and stipend. Positions are available, but highly competitive. Once you apply, please note that all offices manage their hiring individually and will contact individual candidates if interested.|
All graduate students are invited to participate in the Graduate Business Student Association, that offers networking and social events. Contact the Graduate Business Office for more information.