Master of Business Administration

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Online MBA Program Named a Best by US News & World ReportRecognized as one of the best online MBA programs in the country by US News & World Report.

Next Session Start Date
Monday, December 7, 2015
Application Deadline
Monday, November 16, 2015

What you'll need »

A completed application includes the following:

  • Application form
  • Resume
  • Official transcript of your undergraduate degree from a regionally or nationally accredited university
  • Letter of intent
  • Letter of recommendation from a professional or academic contact
  • Fulfillment of any additional program-specific requirements

Prospective students typically have one week past the application deadline to submit all pieces to be considered complete.

For more information, visit our master’s admissions pages.

Broad Relevance. Unbounded Opportunity.

Increasingly, an MBA degree is the minimum requirement for some of the best careers in management, finance, and other business areas. Norwich University’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) program, which is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), equips working adults with the specialized skills and knowledge needed to transition to a career in the business arena or advance into a leadership role within their organizations.

Rooted in both theory and practice, our online MBA curriculum gives students a comprehensive foundation in core business areas including operations, finance, marketing, and strategic resource management as well as ongoing opportunities to apply that core knowledge to case studies and projects geared toward their workplaces and other organizations. Depending on their career goals, students can pursue a general MBA degree or focus their studies on one of five concentrations in project management, organizational leadership, finance, supply chain management and logistics, or construction management.

Our online MBA program culminates in an independent research project that students complete over the course of their final three concentration seminars. Using concepts learned in each seminar, students develop a set of strategies for identifying business solutions and achieving business improvement in their current workplaces or other relevant organizations. Depending on their case study subjects, students can present this substantive body of research to their current employers to generate immediate value within their organizations or use it as a work sample for prospective employers.

Program Goals

Students in the MBA program are expected to:

  • Have a working knowledge of the key concepts of Strategic Resource Management, Managerial Finance, Marketing Management, Operations Management, Project Management, Organizational Leadership, Supply Chain Management and Logistics, and Strategic Management.
  • Understand and be able to apply the key concepts used in the primary functional areas of business management.
  • Acquire the critical and creative thinking skills to identify business problems and recommend implementable solutions that meet business objectives.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the process for solving business problems and making sound business decisions.
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate and interact effectively among managers and members of business organizations and their related communities.

The Norwich Advantage

  • With five concentrations to choose from and an independent research project on an organization of your choosing, you can tailor your academic experience based on the business areas you’re most interested in.
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) accreditation ensure academic standards and a quality education.
  • Project Management Institute (PMI) accreditation of Norwich’s MBA project management concentration signifies that the courses meet the comprehensive academic quality and excellence standards necessary in the industry.
  • Our faculty includes current and former business executives, business owners, and consultants from around the world.
  • Small class sizes and students from diverse backgrounds enable in-depth discussions and cultivate multifaceted perspectives.
  • Through our flexible online platform, you can access program content and contribute to class discussions on your own schedule and at your own pace each week. Four start dates per year (March, June, September, and December) allow you to engage with the program when it’s most convenient for you.
  • Our online MBA curriculum blends substantive practical experience with the most current business theories and trends, equipping you with relevant knowledge that you can immediately apply to your work environment.

Career Preparation

Norwich University’s accredited online MBA program provides you with a foundation for success in a broad range of careers in the private, public, and non-profit sectors. Our alumni have gone on to positions at top organizations including AT&T, JPMorgan Chase and Co., Ford Motor Company, the American Red Cross, Deloitte, Citigroup, Bank of America, CIGNA, Fidelity Investments, IBM Corporation, Xerox Corporation,  JetBlue Airways, and service organizations such as the  United States Air Force, Army, Navy, and the United States Departments of State and Treasury.

How to Get Started

We are here to help you achieve your goals. From information on how to apply to the online MBA program to tips on how to manage your time, we will guide and support you throughout your Norwich experience.

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