Complete Your MBA in One Year Online
Calvin University’s fully online MBA program offers a customizable curriculum that delivers the practical skills you need to confidently and ethically lead in any area of business. With a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, GMAT or GRE scores are not required for admission, and you can focus your studies in the professional area of your choice with a general business track or one of two optional concentrations.
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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’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
The online MBA program offers two concentration options created to enhance your professional expertise.
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 500-word response to the application question “Why have you chosen to pursue graduate studies, and to do so at Calvin University?”
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.
Upcoming start dates for this program include Aug. 30 and Oct. 25.
The online MBA offers two concentrations in Business Analytics and Nonprofit Management, both of which are optional. 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.