Choose the Online Master of Business Administration Program Tailored to You
Walden has made earning your MBA more achievable than ever before, with our ACBSP-accredited online Master of Business Administration (MBA) program. Earn your degree in as little as 12 months with our One-Year Fast-Track MBA option.1
Our MBA program removes traditional barriers to earning a degree, giving you a clear path forward to your goals. With over 50 years of serving working professionals looking to advance their education through distance learning, Walden understands what our students need to succeed. The MBA experience is designed around you, giving you continuous access to the people, tools, and resources you need to balance your life and stay on track to graduate.
A master’s in business administration graduate degree program helps students build on their work experience and become confident and capable business leaders.
With no GMAT/GRE requirement for the MBA program, Walden makes the application process more straightforward.
From our MBA Success Planner to our Writing Center, we offer the end-to-end support you need to be successful in your program.
Immediately apply new tools and techniques in the workplace to advance your career and help others be successful, too.
*Course-Based: Receive up to a $3,000 grant if you reside in the U.S. and start this program on September 6, 2021. Contact one of our Enrollment Specialists to learn more.Get Started Now
Gain a greater understanding of the U.S. healthcare system and the financial management techniques that guide the operation of successful healthcare organizations today.
Gain the organizational knowledge and leadership skills needed to advise and advance in this diverse field, plus practical approaches for managing talent, measuring employee performance, and leading high-functioning teams.
Explore strategies for supervising projects of various scopes and sizes and provides an opportunity to learn firsthand how to avoid common project pitfalls through a series of real-world exercises that put your newfound project management skills to work.
Get the freedom and flexibility to tailor your program to complement your professional objectives.
Program Admission Considerations: A bachelor's degree or higher.
General Admission Requirements: Completed online application and transcripts. Please note that the materials you are required to submit may vary depending on the academic program to which you apply. More information for international applicants.
Gain Skills to Excel in a Global Business Environment
In Walden’s online MBA program, you’ll acquire a holistic view of business, organizations, and the many factors that contribute to long-term professional success. Learn how different ways of thinking can inspire better decision-making. Produce practical, hands-on projects that can be shown to current and future employers to demonstrate your knowledge and achievement.
Meet Your Academic Team – Online Master of Business Administration
Timothy GandeeAcademic Coordinator
Dr. Gandee has more than 30 years of corporate experience, with the last 20 years at upper-management and executive levels for a large, global, Tier 1 automotive supplier. He is also a published author of several academic papers and a textbook on quality management.
Alberto Roldan-LopezAcademic Coordinator
After serving eight years in the U.S. Navy, Dr. Roldan worked in the healthcare field as a paramedic and later as the director of a trauma center. He also founded a management recruitment firm before devoting himself full time to being a management and finance professor in 2010.
Bruce HuangCore Faculty
Dr. Huang has more than 20 years of executive management experience in the fields of information technology and education. He is a serial entrepreneur, professor, and technologist.
Graduates of Walden’s online Master of Business Administration program will be prepared to:
- Evaluate the environment in which businesses operate.
- Develop well-reasoned, appropriate decisions within a business context.
- Generate solutions to a variety of complex business scenarios.
- Effectively employ business-appropriate communication skills.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the skills necessary to work effectively with others in diverse business environments.
- Evaluate how business administration knowledge and skills enable a variety of stakeholders to contribute to positive social change.
One of the most recognized—and respected—degrees in business, the MBA is fundamental to preparing the working professional for management and consulting roles. No matter your goals, an online Master of Business Administration program offers the potential for substantial career growth.
Beyond practical skills, an MBA program gives you the opportunity to exchange ideas and build relationships with peers and faculty from all areas of business. Create a powerful professional network that can have an impact on your success long after graduation.
An MBA degree can prepare you to pursue career options such as:2
- Business development or sales manager
- Business or management analyst
- Project manager
- Operations manager or supervisor
89%of companies plan to hire MBA graduates specifically in 2021.3
$89,545The average salary of an MBA graduate, according to Payscale.4
By learning about management, innovation, and social change, I have been able to hire and manage an awesome team, create innovative programming, and make a difference in the lives of New Yorkers every day.
Brandy McNeil Master of Business Administration (MBA) Graduate, Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) Student
I am the second in my family to earn a master’s degree and the first in my family to earn a PhD. I have inspired my children and will leave a lasting legacy for my grandchildren to follow.
Patricia Jenks-Greene Master of Business Administration (MBA) Graduate, PhD in Management Graduate
Through my coursework, I learned how to research and improve work processes to achieve even greater success.”
Anthony Price Master of Business Administration (MBA) Graduate, Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) Student
FAQ About Walden’s Online MBA Program
Walden University has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) www.hlcommission.org since 1990. The HLC accreditation validates that our institution lives its mission, operates with integrity, offers programs that focus on student learning, hires faculty that are academically qualified, and provides resources and support for student success.
Walden’s MBA program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). ACBSP accreditation indicates a program has met a standard of excellence with an accreditation process based on the Baldrige Education Criteria for Performance Excellence. In 2020, Walden’s College of Management and Technology and School of Management received the Silver Achievement Award from ACBSP, which recognizes high standards in business education.
Traditionally, earning a Master of Business Administration (MBA) takes two years of schooling. However, with Walden’s One-Year Fast-Track MBA option, you could complete your business administration master’s in just 12 months.1 That’s because Walden’s One-Year Fast-Track MBA allows you to double up on your coursework, giving you the ability to complete all the degree requirements in a year.
1Time to completion and cost are not estimates of individual experience and will vary based on individual factors applicable to the student. Factors may be programmatic or academic such as tuition and fee increases and/or the student’s transfer credits accepted by Walden; program or specialization changes; unsuccessful course completion; credit load per term; part-time vs. full-time enrollment; writing, research, and editing skills; and individual progress in the program. Other factors may include personal issues such as the student’s employment obligations, caregiving responsibilities or health issues, leaves of absence, or other personal circumstances.
If you keep up with your courses, you can complete Walden’s One-Year Fast-Track MBA degree in fewer terms than it would take to complete the degree in a traditional program. That can save money and time, yet still allow you to graduate with the same level of education and the same degree a traditional MBA program would offer.
Walden does not require college-level testing. Our admissions requirements are based on an applicant’s professional and academic experience.
Depending on your study habits and writing experience, you should plan to spend 15 to 18 hours a week on a 3-credit course. You should also factor in daily time in the online classroom to participate in discussions and prepare and upload assignments.
No, Walden University provides an online learning platform for working professionals. Since 1970, Walden has dedicated its resources to improving and innovating the online learning experience for professionals who want to pursue their education without disrupting their careers. The university provides comprehensive student services, including 24/7 tech support, as well as multiple pathways to degree completion.
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