One of Michigan's Premier Business Schools
- Expert business education
- Gain the skills that are at the heart of today's global economy
- Personalized financial aid
- Small class sizes
- Day, evening and online classes
- Team-building Cohorts
- Accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education
Choose Your MBA
- Health Care Management
- Human Resource Management
- Strategic Management
|Grand Rapids||Traverse City|
|Peter C. Cook Downtown Grand Rapids|
Put CEO After Your Name
With a rich history of providing business education in Michigan, DU’s wealth of knowledge in business and an experienced-based faculty make a Davenport MBA your best professional choice. Supported by our networks in the business community, the Davenport MBA provides you with unparalleled leadership skills. We’ll help you learn the business strengths needed– the advanced abilities that are at the heart of today’s global economy.
Choose Your Style
NEW! Morning MBA
Earn your MBA in the morning 6:30 - 9 a.m. Features an accelerated format with a strategic management focus, 18-month completion for 39 credit hours.
Pick your nights, pick your time schedule, pick your concentration. This option is especially for adults who want their MBA studies to fit into their busy schedules.
Available only at the W.A. Lettinga main campus and at the Peter C. Cook downtown Grand Rapids. The curriculum develops a strong set of decision-making capabilities and leadership skills, along with the business knowledge needed to lead organizations.
Complete any of the concentrations, except EMBA, completely online.
Evenings Peter C. Cook Downtown GR
Make it easy on yourself by choosing a downtown Grand Rapids evening MBA program, which includes dinner. Network with your classmates– in this program you move through all courses with a select cohort of students who will work together during the entire program.
DU specializes in education for adults. Our plan is to fit into your schedule. Getting started is easy because you can attend days or evenings at a campus near your home or work. Seven-week classes begin six times a year to give you flexible scheduling. Classes average 15 students, offering personal attention and enhanced learning and networking experiences.
Master Your Education
We know you are busy, so required credits are kept to a minimum while ensuring quality programs. And you’ll earn those credits in a hands-on education format that provides real-world experience. Our faculty are experts in their fields and will offer you individual assistance.
Personalized Financial Aid
You may qualify for financial aid up to $2,000 annually in graduate scholarships. Learn about your opportunities from your own financial aid counselor who will help you find your maximum financial aid assistance.
MBA Admission Criteria
The MBA program is housed in Davenport's Donald W. Maine College of Business; however, MBA candidates are not required to hold an undergraduate degree in business. Candidates with degrees in disciplines other than business may be required to take prerequisite business classes before entering the MBA program. Only bachelor's degrees from accredited institutions are accepted.
All applicants must provide the following:
- A strong record of academic achievement, as indicated by official transcripts.
- Request official transcripts from all colleges/university previously attended and send to:
Davenport University Central Registrar's Office
6191 Kraft Ave. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
- Proof of proficiency on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT). GMAT waived if undergrad final GPA was 3.40 or better.
- Copy of current professional resume
- Return two letters of recommendation
- View the MBA admissions checklist
If you plan on taking the Honors Professional Accountancy Program, you will also need to supply a Statement of Purpose.