Open for business.
Designed for you.

Maryville takes a different approach to the MBA. 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 9 concentrations

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6 start times per year

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No previous experience in business required

The Maryville online MBA 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 MBA in as few as 12 months*

Nine Concentrations

To separate yourself from the competition, think beyond your choice of concentration. We did. That’s why five of our concentrations are designed to help prepare you for additional certification opportunities in your field of study. The more specialized you become, the more you can distinguish your talent.

Accounting

Prepare for your CPA.
Learn more at our online MBA in accounting page.

Cyber Security

Prepare for advanced certifications such as the Security+, EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

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.
Learn more at our online IT MBA page.

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.

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

Maryville University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission — HLC

Forbes America's Top Colleges 2017

Ranked among “America’s Top Colleges” — Forbes, 2017

Kiplinger's Best College Values

Ranked among the best values in private colleges
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, 2018

ACBSP - Global Business Accreditation

Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

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

Why choose our student-centered MBA 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 an MBA Pay Off?

Average MBA graduates receive a salary increase of 36% from their employer, 70% through a new job offer, or 84% from their internship company, according to a 2012 survey 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 MBA at Maryville

Many students base their selection of an MBA program on price or prestige. We think you should focus on ROI. Our tuition is $27,300. 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

Finance

Financial Analyst

$148,430

Financial Manager

$187,200

Human Resources

HR Specialist

$93,260

HR Manager

$173,140

Marketing

Marketing Specialist

$113,500

Marketing Manager

$187,200

Administrative

Administrative Services Manager

$143,070

Medical & Health Services Manager

$150,560

Accounting

Accountants and Auditors

$111,510

What can you do with your MBA?

What is an MBA? Irrespective of the industry, an MBA is the standard qualifier for management, leadership, and advancement opportunities. In 2014, approximately 25.4%** 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 MBA is a smart business move on your part.

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

The Maryville MBA Curriculum:
It’s Designed for You

You can complete your online MBA in as little as one year. Start at the time that’s right for you by choosing one of six admission points. Explore the courses for each of our nine concentrations, and develop specialized knowledge in your area of expertise.

Maryville University’s Online MBA Admission Requirements

Our business model is simple. We designed our MBA program to give open access to highly motivated individuals. That’s why there are no GRE or GMAT 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 letter 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.