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Master of Business Administration (MBA)

A Davenport MBA is an excellent choice

With a rich history of providing business education, DU’s wealth of knowledge in business makes a Davenport MBA your best professional choice. Supported by our networks in the business community, as well as our experienced-based faculty, a Davenport MBA provides you with the leadership and business strengths you need to advance in your current career, or to pursue new directions — the skills that are at the heart of today’s global economy.

One of Michigan's Premier Business Schools

  • Expert in graduate business education
  • Gain the skills that are at the heart of today’s global economy
  • Program content aligned with what employers look for in employees
  • Personalized financial aid
  • Accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education

30 Credit MBA Program

DU specializes in education for professionals, with classes that fit into your schedule. Getting started is easy because you can attend online or evenings at a campus near your home or work. Classes average 15 students, offering personal attention and enhanced learning and networking experiences. We know you’re busy, so required credits are kept to a minimum while ensuring quality programs. Plus, you’ll earn those credits in an experiential education format that provides real-world experience. Our faculty are experts in their fields and will offer you practical perspectives and individual assistance. Please see the following page for additional information and curriculum outline.

  • 30-credit hour MBA
  • Strategic management focus with emphasis on decision-making skills and leadership in both public and private sectors
  • Can be completed in 5 semesters with flexible course scheduling
  • Leverage credit for prior professional knowledge or certifications and shorten time to completion
  • Acquire depth of knowledge in contemporary business management sought by employers
  • Study Abroad and Internship options
  • Elective option to customize your degree to meet your needs
  • Seven week classes begin six times a year to give you flexible scheduling.
  • Online or evenings
  • A graduate introduction course provides personalized professional development plan and readiness for graduate level course work
  • Integrative business simulation challenge as capstone experience provides demonstration of mastery

39 Credit MBA Program

Move your career to the next level by mastering performance-based skills sought after by today’s employers and necessary for today’s entrepreneurs. Davenport University’s 39 credit MBA program is designed for those early in their business careers and entrepreneurial endeavors and those mid to senior-level managers looking to sharpen their professional skills.  Customize your MBA experience, with a choice of five concentrations and with the opportunity to complete your degree residentially or online. Please use the following page for additional information and curriculum outlines for our 39 credit MBA and the concentration choices.

  • 39-credit hour MBA
  • Concentrations allow you to focus your MBA degree on your chosen career path

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.

Statewide Campuses

W.A. Lettinga, Grand Rapids Peter C. Cook Downtown Grand Rapids
Holland Midland
Lansing Saginaw
Kalamazoo Livonia
Flint Warren
Traverse City  






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 supply a Statement of Purpose.

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