Complete Your MBA in One Year Online
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Calvin University’s online MBA program offers you the ability to access rigorous coursework that will prepare you to lead with ethical conviction in a variety of business settings. Through your MBA, you’ll have the flexibility to select courses that meet your learning goals while also gaining a strong foundation of skills to lead with confidence. Complete your courses on your timeframe from anywhere in the world while networking with faculty and peers online.
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Practical Skills for Real-World Issues
By completing the online MBA program with Calvin, you’ll prepare to impact your industry as a leader as you integrate your faith and think deeply about business decisions. All courses are founded on Christian values and deliver practical skills for real-world business issues.
In addition to an outstanding and flexible academic experience, the fully online MBA program also offers two optional concentrations in Business Analytics and Nonprofit Management. Both concentrations are designed to elevate your professional expertise and grant you with a competitive edge as you advance your career. Whether you choose a concentration or not, you can complete the fully online MBA within one year.
Calvin is now admitting students into our revised MBA. The new curriculum features an increased focus on innovation, more electives, and optional areas of study (choose from marketing, finance, nonprofit management, business analytics, or applied communication). To build community, a core segment of your MBA will be taken with a cohort, including an introductory and a culminating week-long course taken in person on Calvin’s campus. Details will be updated on this website soon. For now, learn more by contacting an admissions counsellor at 616-200-4403 or request more information.
Calvin’s online MBA program will prepare you for career advancement within your field, along with diverse leadership positions in various sectors of business. By supplementing the fully online MBA with one of the program’s concentration options, you’ll build specific skills for a career focused on business analytics or nonprofit management.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports a steady growth rate for business management positions.Career Outlook
Calvin University provides students with an academic experience founded on liberal arts and Christian perspectives. With the online MBA program, you’ll gain broad practical knowledge and strategy skills to lead in a changing business environment.
The fully online MBA requires the completion of 36 credit hours, including courses for one of two optional concentrations. Choose from concentrations in Business Analytics and Nonprofit Management.View Courses
Once you complete the online MBA program, you’ll be able to:
- Solve complex problems
- Make sound business decisions in an ever-changing marketplace
- Identify business opportunities and challenges, and understand how to address them
- Analyze and develop effective strategies
- Articulate agendas as a responsible business leader grounded in contemporary thinking in virtue and social responsibilities
- Serve as an authentic, self-aware leader who utilizes a Christian perspective
Choose from 2 Concentration Options
Calvin’s MBA offers a general track tailored to fit your needs with three elective courses of your choosing or you can select the Non-profit Management or Business Analytics concentration.
Master of Business Administration: Business Analytics Concentration
The online MBA – Business Analytics concentration will prepare you for success in competitive marketplaces with knowledge of data wrangling, predictive analysis, and data visualizations tools.
Master of Business Administration: Nonprofit Management Concentration
The online MBA in Nonprofit Management explores the essentials of leadership and how utilizing such skills in the nonprofit sector can benefit communities across the world.
It’s free to apply to Calvin’s graduate programs. To apply for the online MBA program from Calvin University, you’ll need:
- A completed application
- Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
- Official transcripts of all post-secondary academic coursework to demonstrate a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or GMAT/GRE score of 600 or higher
- A personal statement
Calvin University’s fully online MBA program requires the completion of 36 credit hours, at $660 per credit.Get Tuition Details
Faculty members care deeply for student success and invest time building personal relationships and understanding students’ needs. They are passionate about their fields and are committed to helping every student succeed academically and professionally.
leonard van drunen – professor
Professor Van Drunen holds a PhD in finance from Purdue University and a master’s degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science along with a bachelor’s degree in business from Dordt College.
He teaches corporate finance, financial analysis and valuation and financial planning. He served as chair of the Calvin business program from 2010 to 2019. Other teaching experience includes University of Utah and University of Cambridge, England, and two universities in China.
Prior to joining Calvin University, Professor Van Drunen worked in investment banking as a managing director with J.P. Morgan in New York, Tokyo, and London, and with Merrill Lynch in New York. He is published in the Journal of Accounting and Economics, the Journal of Biblical Integration in Business and The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, among others.
Professor Van Drunen is an activist real estate developer and an avid cyclist.
At Calvin University, we’re committed to making your education affordable. Find out more about your financial aid options, including U.S. military benefits and employer tuition reimbursement.Get Financial Aid Details
Online Learning That Fits Into Your Life
The program engages all areas of life. At Calvin, we believe that learning comes from doing, and we maintain our commitment to practical, hands-on application and experience for online students.
Embrace the flexibility of an online program coupled with individualized instruction.Online Student Experience
Frequently Asked Questions
If you have a question we don’t cover here, request more information or call 1-855-474-8346.
The online MBA can be completed in as little as one year.
Yes. The online MBA offers both part- and full-time options.
You can start the online MBA program at six different start dates throughout the year, flexible to meet your needs.
You can select a general MBA that consists of 8 core courses, a capstone, and 3 additional master’s courses of your choice (in consultation with your advisor) to complete the program. The two available concentrations – Business Analytics and Nonprofit Management – are optional ways to complete the full 36 hours for your MBA. Learn more about the curriculum for the online MBA by visiting the program’s curriculum page.
Once you complete the online MBA program, you’ll be qualified for a variety of in-demand leadership careers, including roles such as top executive, fundraising manager, administrative services manager, marketing manager, and more. Visit this program’s career outcomes page to learn more about the professional opportunities that await you.