Master of Business Administration (MBA) | Judson University Christian College near Chicago


Judson University’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) is designed for working adults. If you are a professional interested in fast-tracking your career and becoming a leader in your field, this program is for you. Courses integrate finance, marketing, and strategic leadership to give you the tools needed to solve real-world organizational problems.

All courses are designed by professionals for professionals. During this accelerated, 36 credit-hour program you will work with a group of about 15 fellow students, expanding your network of career-long contacts. Students come from the worlds of business, not-for-profit, and government, and courses are available in both face-to-face and online formats. Students can get an MBA with a concentration in Organizational Leadership or Not for Profit Administration.

You will have opportunities to:

  • Complete your degree within 18 months
  • Attend on-campus evening classes or online
  • Gain deep understanding of business strategy
  • Anticipate and analyze trends in the business environment
  • Communicate effectively in person and in writing
  • Earn a degree designed for working professionals
  • Get free daycare (available at the Rockford location)

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Campus Locations: Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Elgin, Rockford, and Online


What Will My Career Options Be Upon Graduation?

Diverse Career Opportunities

Nationally, salaries for graduates with online MBA degrees often climb to six figures. Individuals with an MBA are employed in many different settings, including:

  • Senior Director, Marketing
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Financial Manager
  • VP, Operations
  • Advertising Executive
  • Computer and Information Systems Manager

What MBA Courses Will I Take?

Master of Business Administration Course List

The MBA program requires 36 credit hours of core courses.

  • BUS510 Managerial Accounting (3 credits)
  • BUS520 Financial Management (3 credits)
  • BUS550 Managerial Economics (3 credits)
  • BUS505 Business Analytics (3 credits)
  • BUS530 Operations and Project Management (3 credits)
  • BUS540 Marketing (3 credits)
  • BUS560 International Business (3 credits)
  • BUS585 MBA Captstone (3 credits)
  • ORL510 Ethical Leadership (3 credits)
  • ORL515 Leading High-Performance Teams (3 credits)
  • ORL520 Organizational Culture and Politics (3 credits)
  • ORL614 Strategic Communication (online only, 3 credits)

How Soon Can I Graduate?

Judson’s Professional Studies Division is tailored to adults who are building on work experience or prior education as they seek an MBA. Our students continually report that they are able to attend college and earn a degree while still maintaining their work and family life. Classes meet just one night a week or online. Expect to spend about 15 hours a week on coursework outside of class. You can complete your MBA in as few as 18 months.

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Take the Next Steps With Us!

Enrolling in Judson University’s Master of Business Administration program is easy. And once we’ve received your application materials, we are generally able to get your application processed within 10 business days.

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