Online MBA

Program Overview

Program Overview

We are among the 5% of business schools accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business or AACSB.

Gain an online accredited MBA that provides general business knowledge while also making you a specialist. You can choose three distinctive tracks:

A generalist business track is also available. Each of the tracks has 4 class options and 2 additional electives needed to complete the MBA degree. The 2 elective courses can be chosen from other track options and will be subject to scheduling availability.

GMAT Waiver available to those who qualify

Admissions Requirements

In order to apply for the online MBA program, applicants must have:

  • A completed application and résumé
  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
  • Transcripts from all colleges attended
  • No GMAT/GRE required for applicants with a
    • 3.3 GPA or
    • 3.0 GPA with 2 years of relevant work experience (as determined by the program director)

Online MBA

Achieve success for the greater good and bottom line with our AACSB-accredited online MBA.

For some, a business management degree is an impressive credential on a résumé. For St. Bonaventure University Online MBA graduates, it’s a catalyst for achieving extraordinary success both personally and professionally. That’s because MBA graduates from St. Bonaventure University Online focus not only on their own financial success or that of their organization – they also focus on improving the greater good.

Online MBA program uniquely accredited by the AACSB.

AACSB accredited online MBASt. Bonaventure University’s School of Business has taken its rightful place as one of the premier business schools in the world. We are among only 5 percent of business schools worldwide accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Choose from three distinctive tracks.

As a St. Bonaventure University Online MBA student, you develop skills and insights that help you develop technical and professional knowledge and skills while learning to consistently make morally and ethically sound decisions. Choose from tracks in:

In addition to tracks in Accounting, Finance and Marketing, students may pursue a general management track, which allows them to select electives from any track, as well as the Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) graduate program.

Online MBA Program Delivery

Terms are seven weeks with two terms each semester. Most students complete the online degree requirements in two years. Depending on your academic background you may be able to complete the degree in as few as 20 months.

Careers and Outcomes

Online MBA - Job Market Growth of 6%

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, management jobs are expected to grow 6 percent between 2014 and 2024. This means that more than 500,000 jobs will be created. Individuals in a management position earn an average salary of $98,500 per year. An online MBA is one of the most versatile degrees, individuals can go into finance, accounting and marketing. In addition, management positions are available in a variety of fields including education, public relations, health care, sales and more.

Online MBA Cost and Financial Aid

The online Master of Business Administration is  $733 per credit hour / $30,786 (as low as $21,990 for business majors).

The program is 42 credits for non-business majors and as low as 30 credit hours for business majors .

Qualifying individuals may also receive financial aid, learn more.

Online MBA Program Curriculum

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Online MBA ePortfolio

St. Bonaventure University Online MBA students are able to show the work they've done during their time at SBU Online to prospective employers through Seelio - a free platform integrated with SBU Online.

Click here to view student ePortfolios.

Foundation Courses (9 credits)

Foundation courses ensure preparation for upper-level courses. Some of these courses for our accredited online MBA program may be waived based on prior schooling and/or work experience.

  • MBA 515F Quantitative Foundations for Management
  • MBA 516F Accounting & Finance Foundations
  • MBA 517F Economic Foundations
The Business Core (12 credits)

The business core ensures that you’ll develop an advanced conceptual framework for analyzing and solving business problems.  

  • MBA 610 Financial Management
  • MBA 612 Marketing Management
  • MBA 613 Organizational Behavior
  • MBA 616 Accounting Practices and Analysis
Graduate Electives (18 credits)

Students complete a total of 6 elective courses (18 credits).  Distinctive tracks require a total of 12 credits of electives to be chosen from the specific track options below, leaving 6 credits of free electives for all students.  The two additional electives can be chosen from the other track course options, and will be subject to scheduling availability. This structure allows students to truly customize their education to set the stage for their ideal career. Up to two courses from the IMC graduate program curriculum may be taken with program director approval.

Accounting Track

Note: This Accounting track is not CPA licensure-qualifying.

  • MBA 611 Legal Environment of Business
  • MBA 615 Contemporary Accounting Theory
  • MBA 623 Advanced Cost Accounting
  • MBA 652 Intermediate Financial Reporting
Finance Track
  • MBA 611 Legal Environment of Business
  • MBA 626 Investments
  • MBA 639 Behavioral Finance
  • MBA 628 Managerial Economics
Marketing Track
  • MBA 611 Legal Environment of Business
  • MBA 636 Marketing Research
  • MBA 638 Consumer Behavior
  • MBA 644 International Marketing
MBA 649 Capstone (3 credits)

The case-based capstone course provides the student with a practical, normative, and integrated approach to top management decision-making.  In this course, students draw upon previous coursework and apply their knowledge of accounting, finance, marketing, and management to organizational problems, working with colleagues to develop and present solutions.