Master of Business Administration (MBA)
An MBA from Saint Joseph’s University will equip you with the tools necessary to excel in a broad range of industries, from accounting to business intelligence to international marketing and beyond. Saint Joseph’s flexible MBA program can be completed in as little as one year, and affordable tuition options start at $1,075 per credit.
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.
Online and On-Campus Options
Join classmates for in-person sessions at our convenient Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 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.
The Philadelphia Advantage
Earning your MBA from a university with deep roots and connections in the nation’s sixth largest city, Philadelphia, means you’ll have access to a valuable network.
Career counseling for Graduate Business Students
Whether you want to earn your MBA in order to change jobs or careers or to advance in your current workplace, we offer customized support. In addition to giving you a marketable skillset, Saint Joseph’s also provides specialized career counseling services for graduate business students.
- General MBA
- Business Intelligence
- Health & Medical Services Administration
- International Business
- International Marketing*
- Real Estate (NEW)
*Available on campus only
Saint Joseph’s MBA program has prepared me to be a successful leader in the competitive international corporate world. The professors, students from diverse backgrounds, and industry-specific courses are what set the degree apart from other the programs."
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.