Master's in Business Administration Online

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Open for business.
Designed for you.

Maryville takes a different approach to the online MBA degree. Our courses are rooted in reality, not just research. Our instructors are passionate about teaching and advancing your career — not theirs. Everything about our program is designed to help you redefine your role in today’s workplace. If you’re ready to take the next step, we’re open for business.

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100% online with no campus visits required

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No GMAT, GRE, or application fee

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Graduate in as little as 1 year

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Choose from 12 concentrations

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6 start times per year

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No previous experience in business required

The Maryville online MBA program is designed for you to:

  • Gain real-world knowledge and skills that you can apply in real time
  • Enjoy an accessible, high-quality, student-centered MBA
  • Develop the business expertise to stand out from your competition
  • Build your business competence and confidence through a practical curriculum
  • Get hands on as you solve business challenges and examine current case studies
  • Learn from and network with active professionals who share their expertise

Earn an online MBA degree in as few as 12 months*

12 Concentrations Available

To separate yourself from the competition, think beyond your choice of concentration. The more specialized you become, the more you can distinguish your talent.


Pursue a specialized MBA in Accounting and study advanced concepts in tax planning, risk management, strategic accounting, and financial statement analysis.
Learn more at our online MBA in accounting page.

Business Data Analytics

Learn to leverage the power of data in driving key business decisions by studying areas such as analytics, data visualization, and predictive modeling.


Earn an online MBA in Cybersecurity and learn about effective cyber defense controls, forensic examination, and legal aspects of privacy and compliance.
Learn more at our online cybersecurity MBA page.

Emerging and Digital Media

Study the skills to help you excel in an increasingly digital communications landscape. Learn how to use new tools and techniques like integrated marketing, analytics, and search engine optimization, and gain the skills to become a leader in this fast-growing field.

Financial Services

Earn a specialized MBA in Financial Services. Learn advanced concepts in the financial industry, financial institutions, money and the economy, investment alternatives, and portfolio construction.
Learn more at our online MBA in financial services page.

Health Administration

Earn your MBA online with a specialized focus in Health Administration. Study advanced topics in healthcare industry and practice management, healthcare practice management operations, medical law, ethics, risk management, and quality and population health management.
Learn more at our online health administration MBA page.

Human Resources Management

Earn your MBA online and study advanced topics in human resource management, employment law and compliance, compensation, and benefits. Learn more at our online HR MBA page.

Information Technology

Complete your MBA online and develop specialized knowledge in IT. Study information technology management, agile analysis and design,database principles, and data analytics.
Learn more at our online IT MBA page.


Study advanced concepts in project management, human resource management, interpersonal management, and leadership. Learn more at our online general management MBA page.


Earn a specialized education in consumer behavior, social networking, search engine optimization, branding, and integrated marketing communications. In today’s age of credentials, the MBA carries a certain prestige that can enhance your personal brand in the professional world.
Learn more at our online MBA in marketing page.

Project Management

Complete your MBA online and discover project management principles, operations management, supply chain management, and enterprise planning.
Learn more at our online project management MBA page.

Software Development

Add a creative spark to your online MBA and become more adept in the design and development of computer software. Gain knowledge of programming, data structures, web applications, and agile systems analysis and design.

*The general online MBA program, without choosing a concentration, can be completed in as little as one year.

Maryville University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
Forbes America's Top Colleges
Kiplinger Best College Values
ACBSP Global Business Accreditation

The business world is all about connections.
So is our online MBA.

Why choose our student-centered online Master’s in Business Administration program? One reason is that we’re focused on building your industry connections. The John E. Simon School of Business and the faculty of our online MBA program cultivate partnerships with companies from around the world in every business sector. Our connections improve your networking opportunities. They also ensure our program is addressing industry needs.

A Few of Our Business Partners

  • Ameren
  • Boeing
  • Centene
  • Centric Group
  • Edward Jones
  • Express Scripts
  • Maritz
  • Mercy
  • Rawlings
  • Scottrade
  • SSM
  • Suddenlink

Does a master’s in business pay off?

On average, MBA graduates can earn $40,000 more than bachelor’s degree holders, according to the “Corporate Recruiters Survey 2018” by the Graduate Management Admission Council. With our online MBA program offering a one-year completion time, you can recoup financial costs faster than with many other programs.

Calculate the ROI of your online MBA degree at Maryville

Many students base their selection of an online Master’s in Business Administration on price or prestige. We think you should focus on ROI. At Maryville, our tuition is $27,300, and you can earn your online MBA in one year, no GMAT required. That’s a wise investment for the substantial opportunities that could come your way next. Take into consideration your pre-MBA salary, and then calculate your potential lifetime earnings with your MBA. Take a look at some of the top salary outcomes below and imagine what a specialized MBA credential can do to promote you in the future:

Top Salaries for MBA Graduates According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics


Financial Analyst


Financial Manager


Human Resources

HR Specialist


HR Manager



Marketing Specialist


Marketing Manager



Administrative Services Manager


Medical & Health Services Manager



Accountants and Auditors


What can you do with your Master of Business Administration degree?

What is an MBA? Irrespective of the industry, an MBA is the standard qualifier for management, leadership, and advancement opportunities. In 2017, approximately 23.3% of all master’s degrees conferred were in business.** Today’s organizations expect that top applicants, potential managers, and leaders will have an MBA. Earning an online MBA is a smart business move on your part.

**According to the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics

Online master’s in business administration curriculum

Our online Master of Business Administration program is tailored to provide you with the skills you need to effectively manage whatever industry challenges you may face in your future. In addition, our program exposes you to advanced business concepts like networking, technical savvy, analytical thinking, leadership, finance and accounting, and systems-level thinking.

When you pursue your online MBA at Maryville, you also have the opportunity to choose from 12 different concentrations:

  • Accounting – Prepare for your CPA.
  • Business Data Analytics – Choose a concentration that positions you for new opportunities in a world dominated by big data.
  • Cybersecurity – Prepare for advanced certifications (Security+, EnCE, CEH, and CISSP).
  • Emerging and Digital Media – Choose from topics like crisis management, digital media campaigns, digital analytics, and more.
  • Financial Services – Complete a Series 7 preparation course.
  • General Management – Choose three courses from any concentration to customize your MBA.
  • Health Administration – Study healthcare operations, medical law, ethics, risk management, and population health management.
  • Human Resources Management – Prepare for your Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).
  • Information Technology – Study consumer behavior, interactive marketing, international marketing, marketing concentration, advertising, and promotion.
  • Marketing – Study marketing techniques in consumer behavior, social networking, SEO, branding, and integrated marketing communications.
  • Project Management – Prepare for your Project Management Professional (PMP) credential.
  • Software Development – Enhance your technical expertise by learning about topics including data structures, interface design, and systems analysis.

You can learn more about our online MBA courses on our curriculum page.

Maryville University’s online MBA admission requirements

Our business model is simple. We designed our online MBA program to give open access to highly motivated individuals. That’s why there are no GMAT or GRE entrance exam requirements and no application fee. You can start classes at a time that’s right for you by choosing one of six admission points during the year. If you’re ready to put in the work, we’re ready to help you stand out.

  • A four-year bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Official academic transcripts.
  • A completed online application — no fee required.
  • Personal statement explaining qualifications for graduate work.
  • International applicants: Official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a score of 563 within 2 years of application.

Apply to the online master’s degree in business administration program at Maryville University.