Gain the skills and education employers desire
Master of Business Administration (30 or 39 credits)
Whether you’re looking to advance in your current career or pursue a new direction altogether, we have the MBA program for you.
Choose to fast-track your degree with our 30 credit program or deepen your understanding of a chosen specialty with our 39 credit option — either way, you’ll receive a top-tier business education from expert-level staff and graduate with the skills employers are searching for.
|BUSN688||Quantitative Business Analysis||3|
|LEGL710||Ethical/Legal Frmwrk 21st Cent||3|
|MGMT757||Operations & Supply Chain Mgt||3|
|CAPS794||Business Integration Capstone||3|
MBA Elective - Recommended electives:
|BUSN781||Graduate Mgmt Study Abroad Exp||3|
|BUSN790||Graduate Mgmt Internship||3|
|FINC793 and FINC794||Graduate ACG Cup Participation||3|
|GRAD**||Any course from the Graduate Certificates or Master of Management program||3|
Which class should I take? When should I take it?
See our Recommended Program Sequences:
Admitted students are expected to have the necessary business foundations prior to entering 600-level courses. Depending on your background, you may have to take the following classes:
ACCT510 Fundamentals of Accounting Principles and Concepts
BUSN520 Management and Marketing
FINC510 Foundations of Financial Management
STAT500 Statistics for Business
30 Credit MBA Program
Earn your MBA on your schedule with our flexible, 30-credit MBA program. You will study under experts in the field and graduate better prepared to address the decision making needs of any organization - regardless of the industry. That's because we don’t just focus your education on theory; we evolve your education around running a business and running it well.
We know that earning an MBA is no small undertaking. That's why we offer a 30-credit program so you can earn your degree faster without sacrificing quality. We also know how busy life can get, so we’ve designed our program to be completed online or in the classroom. And with seven start dates a year, you can complete this degree at your pace. Not ours.
With the same quality curriculum as our 30-credit MBA, this 12-month, 30 credit MBA is designed for high potential professionals looking to complete their degree in a time-efficient manner. We take the decision-making out of how and when to schedule your classes. If you want to earn your degree with both quality, intensity and speed - this is your MBA.
- Predetermined schedule leading to completion in 12 months
- Complete two courses per seven-week session
- Students begin and end the MBA program with a cohort of students
- Online or in-seat, one night a week
39 Credit MBA Program
Take your career to the next level and master one of ten concentrations with our 39-credit MBA. Designed for both those early in their careers and mid-to-senior level management looking to hone their skills, this program is customized to your professional goals.
With classes offered both online and in person, we will never ask you to put your career on pause.
39 Credit MBA Concentrations.
After completing the core classes you will choose from one of the following concentrations to finalize your degree.
Graduate Certificates in Specialized Fields
Graduate Certificates provide students with the opportunity to deepen their skills in a particular subject. They may be completed at any time while taking Master of Business Administration courses provided the prerequisites are met, or may be completed as a stand-alone certificate.
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. Contact the Financial Aid office for more information.
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
- 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 provide a statement of purpose.