Learn to run any business with Davenport’s MBA

Master of Business Administration (30 or 39 credits)

Go beyond learning about business to learning how to run a business through the master in business administration (MBA) program at Davenport University. Finish your MBA in less time by choosing Davenport’s flexible 30-credit option or pick Davenport’s 39-credit master’s degree in business and take a deep dive into one of our nine concentrations

Searching for Michigan "online MBA no GMAT" programs? Davenport has just the answer. Our online MBA program is available through our pioneering Global Campus, Michigan’s first online learning community. You can also pursue your master in business administration in person — full-time or part-time — on Davenport’s Michigan campuses in Grand RapidsLansing, Midland and Traverse City

Whether you choose Davenport’s online "MBA no GMAT" program or our on-campus option, you’ll learn from expert faculty who will give you the knowledge and skills you need to run your own company or excel in MBA jobs at leading companies and organizations around the world.

Move forward with a master in business administration

If you’re looking to launch or advance your career in business, an MBA is a great choice. What is an MBA degree? MBA stands for “master of business administration.” This well-respected business administration degree helps you develop the skills you need to excel as a business executive, such as the ability to quickly analyze information, develop creative solutions to business problems and inspire and manage teams.

Through MBA courses at Davenport University, you’ll learn all you need to know to effectively run your own business or any private, public or nonprofit organization. Whether you choose to pursue your master in business administration on-campus or through our "online MBA no GMAT" program, you’ll make life-changing connections with classmates and business school faculty — connections that will last long after you earn your business administration degree.

Concentrations tailored to your career goals 

Customizing your MBA degree with a concentration is key to landing your dream career. At Davenport, you can choose from nine concentrations: Cybersecurity management, data mining and visualization, finance, health care management, human resource management, leadership strategies, managerial accounting, marketing or predictive analytics and data visualization. The best part — with just three additional courses beyond the core classes, you can stand out in your field and achieve your professional goals. 

Explore courses for Davenport’s master’s degree in business

Depending on your business background, your business administration degree starts with foundational MBA courses, such as fundamentals of accounting principles and concepts, management and marketing, foundations of financial management and statistics for business. Prepare for MBA jobs with courses like leading organizations, managerial accounting, and ethical and legal consideration for business. Gain real-world business experience through a capstone project in your final semester. Finalize your in-person or online MBA program with one of nine concentrations when you choose the 39-credit master’s degree in business option. 

Which class should I take? When should I take it?

See our Recommended Program Sequences:

Finish faster without sacrificing quality with our 30-credit MBA
Take a deeper dive into a specialty area with the 39-credit MBA
Choose from 9 MBA concentrations such as finance or marketing
Deepen your skills in a certain area with 1 of 9 graduate certificates
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Ranked in the top three best online MBA programs in Michigan

Why get a master’s degree in business at Davenport?

The in-person and online MBA program at Davenport was designed for working professionals just like you. In addition to online, on-campus or hybrid options, you can also take your MBA courses full time or part time. Apply relevant work experience or certifications to earn credit toward your master in business administration degree, saving you time and money. And with a 96% graduate satisfaction rate, you can trust Davenport’s master in business administration is worth your time, energy and effort. 

Experience the Davenport difference:

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No GMAT required

Get started on your master’s degree in business on one of our Michigan campuses and through our Michigan online MBA – with no GMAT requirement.



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30-credit MBA

Fast-track your master in business administration with Davenport University’s 30-credit in-person and online MBA program.   


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Learn from leaders

Take MBA courses from industry-experienced leaders so you’re prepared for MBA jobs in any industry, anywhere in the world.   


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Deepen your skills 

Choose 1 of 9 concentrations as part of your MBA or earn a graduate certificate in one of several specialty areas.


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Hands-on MBA course

Build real business skills through hands-on MBA courses and experiences, like a real-world capstone simulation project. 


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Six start dates

Begin your in-person or online MBA program whenever it’s best for you with Davenport’s six start dates. 


Get started on your master in business administration

Explore the admissions requirements and then take the next step toward earning your master’s degree in business at Davenport. 

Talk to an admissions advisor

Davenport’s admissions team is here to answer your questions. Please call us at 800.686.1600 or email us at info@davenport.edu.

Apply now or request more information

Start on your future in management. Request more information about this business administration degree or begin your application now.

About Davenport University

Davenport Campus

Davenport is a private, not-for-profit university with more than 150 years of experience preparing students for successful careers.

Offering over 80 degree and certificate programs, we align with top employers to design degree programs that help you gain the skills and real-world experience you need to rise above the rest. With small class sizes and campuses across Michigan or online, you’ll earn a quality education on your schedule at Davenport University.*

Additional resources

Some programs require a student to complete a portion of their degree plan off-campus. 
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