Get the flexibility to pursue your education in a way that makes sense for you.
Become the business professional organizations turn to for leadership and insight. Advance your career with an ACBSP-accredited program that blends curriculum grounded in real-world application with the flexibility to pursue your MBA on your terms.
Earn your Master of Business Administration degree in as little as 12 months with our fast-track option.1
Choose from 10 specializations to tailor your area of study to your interests.
Keep up with an evolving marketplace through real-world assignments and classroom discussions.
Build creative problem-solving skills and best practices to keep pace with the latest trends and challenges in business.
Develop a Strategy Playbook during your capstone project that helps a real-world organization meet its goals.
Explore accounting theory, practice management skills and explore the opportunity to grow more competent in forecasting, cost analysis, and assessment methods as well as managing operational and financial business risks.
Get an opportunity to develop a firm understanding of financial principles, theories, and accepted practices in financial markets, thrift institutions, and commercial and investment banking, while exploring the fundamentals of corporate financial modeling.
Get hands-on experience in launching a new business and covers a broad spectrum of topics, including entrepreneurship, managing sustainable small businesses, and strategies for navigating the risks and rewards associated with being an entrepreneur.
Gain a greater understanding of the U.S. healthcare system and the financial management techniques that guide the operation of successful healthcare organizations today.
Gain the organizational knowledge and leadership skills needed to advise and advance in this diverse field, plus practical approaches for managing talent, measuring employee performance, and leading high-functioning teams.
Explore various perspectives of what makes a good leader and evaluate your own leadership style. Complete the program with a deeper understanding of your own values as a leader.
Expand your knowledge of marketing fundamentals while strengthening your expertise in areas that include integrated marketing, digital and social media marketing, strategic brand management, new product development, global marketing, and channels of distribution.
Explore strategies for supervising projects of various scopes and sizes and provides an opportunity to learn firsthand how to avoid common project pitfalls through a series of real-world exercises that put your newfound project management skills to work.
Get the freedom and flexibility to tailor your program to complement your professional objectives.
Program Admission Considerations: A bachelor's degree or higher.
General Admission Requirements: Completed online application and transcripts. Please note that the materials you are required to submit may vary depending on the academic program to which you apply. More information for international applicants.
Master the Skills to Excel in a Competitive Marketplace
Staying current in today’s fast-paced economy is non-negotiable. Build creative problem-solving skills that prepare you for changing trends and expectations. Our online MBA program can help you gain greater job security and the credentials to stand out. Learn to lead and inspire while developing a firm grasp of business best practices.
Graduates of Walden’s online Master of Business Administration program will be prepared to:
- Evaluate the environment in which businesses operate.
- Develop well-reasoned, appropriate decisions within a business context.
- Generate solutions to a variety of complex business scenarios.
- Effectively employ business-appropriate communication skills.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the skills necessary to work effectively with others in diverse business environments.
- Evaluate how business administration knowledge and skills enable a variety of stakeholders to contribute to positive social change.
An MBA is one of the most recognized degrees in business and is essential to prepare students for management and consulting roles. According to the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), four out of five companies plan to hire MBA graduates.2 Whether you’re seeking a promotion, a change in roles, or an opportunity in a new organization, Walden’s online MBA program offers you the potential for substantial career growth.
Additionally, you’ll have the opportunity to exchange ideas and build relationships with peers and faculty, creating a powerful professional network that can have an impact on your success long after graduation.
Walden’s MBA program will prepare you to lead others and make strategic decisions across a variety of business areas such as:
- Marketing and sales
- International affairs
- Finance or accounting
- Information technology
- Human resources
Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.
81%81% of companies plan to hire MBA graduates specifically. That’s an 11% increase from 2017.2
$86,000The average salary of an MBA graduate, according to PayScale.3
The mentorship at Walden has been the greatest value. It’s consistent, ongoing, empowering, and encouraging. It’s a network that has provided a wealth of resources.
Andre Lynch MBA Graduate
The most rewarding aspect of pursuing my degree with Walden is effecting positive social change.
Lisa Hargett MBA Graduate
I liked the convenience of distance learning. As a wife, mom, and career woman, I was unable to sit in a classroom several times per week.
Tiko Russell MBA Graduate
FAQ About Walden’s Online MBA Program
Walden University has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) www.hlcommission.org since 1990. The HLC accreditation validates that our institution lives its mission, operates with integrity, offers programs that focus on student learning, hires faculty that are academically qualified, and provides resources and support for student success.
Walden’s MBA program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). ACBSP accreditation indicates a standard of excellence with an accreditation process based on the Baldrige Education Criteria for Performance Excellence. In 2019, Walden’s College of Management and Technology and School of Management received the first-ever ACBSP Accreditation Plus Award, which recognizes high standards in business education.
No, Walden University provides an online learning platform for working professionals. Since 1970, Walden has dedicated its resources to improving and innovating the online learning experience for professionals who want to pursue their education without disrupting their careers. The university provides comprehensive student services, including 24/7 tech support, as well as multiple pathways to degree completion.
Walden does not require college-level testing. Our admissions requirements are based on an applicant’s professional and academic experience.
Depending on your study habits and writing experience, you should plan to spend 15 to 18 hours a week on a 3-credit course. You should also factor in daily time in the online classroom to participate in discussions and prepare and upload assignments.