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Give Your Career a Boost

What makes a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) degree from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota unique?

It’s simple—our practitioner-led learning model. Saint Mary’s instructors are leaders in the field who are focused on empowering you as a business professional, providing real-world examples, and helping you develop a professional network that will support you in your educational journey and beyond. Your experience at Saint Mary’s will be tremendously rewarding—personally and professionally. When you graduate, you’ll be ready to tackle the new challenges that come with advancement and increased leadership responsibilities.

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Increase your earning potential and your advancement opportunities.

Learn from faculty with in-field experience and connections.

Learn on your own time, anytime, with online or on-campus classes.

Specializations

The M.B.A. curriculum at Saint Mary’s gives you the option to select from one of four specialization tracks:

  • Finance
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Human Resource Management
  • Project Management

Students may also choose to pursue a master’s without specialization and select courses from each of these core areas.

Already Have Your Master’s?

If you already have your master’s degree, take a closer look at our Doctor of Business Administration (D.B.A.) program—a unique opportunity to explore your passions through research and reflection alongside highly regarded scholar-practitioners.

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Proud M.B.A. Roundtable Member

Saint Mary’s is proud to be a member school of the M.B.A. Roundtable—a global association of prestigious business schools whose mission is to advance graduate management education through M.B.A. curricular and program innovation.

Locations

This program is offered at our Twin Cities, Rochester, and Winona locations and online (accelerated).

From Start to Finish

You can earn your Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) using a delivery option and timeline of your choice:

  • on campus (two and a half years)
  • online (a little more than a year)

Cohorts begin every spring, summer, and fall, so you don't have to wait to get started.

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Experience counts. At Saint Mary’s, I was able to focus on developing a core strength at a pace that fit my goals.

– Linda Pellowski, M.B.A. graduate

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

 

Frequently Asked Questions

The GMAT or GRE are not required for admission into the M.B.A. program. The curriculum has been restructured in order to maximize access for all individuals interested in pursuing an M.B.A. degree. The first 4 courses (M.B.A. 616-619) of the program now cover necessary essential foundational knowledge in order to prepare all learners to succeed in the M.B.A. program.

You do not need a business background or a business related bachelor's degree to gain acceptance into the M.B.A. program. The first 4 courses (M.B.A. 616-619) of the program now cover necessary essential foundational knowledge in order to prepare all learners to succeed in the M.B.A. program.

The general M.B.A. program at 39 credits will take ~2 years and 8 weeks (2 months) to complete at full-time status (6 credits per semester, 1 course per 8 weeks). The specialization M.B.A. degree at 45 credits will take ~2 years and 24 weeks (6 months).

The general M.B.A. program at 39 credits costs ~$19,695. The specialization M.B.A. at 45 credits costs ~$22,725. (Cost estimates do not include $25 application fee or book fees.)



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Learn more about the convenient doctoral and master’s programs that Saint Mary’s offers to help advance you in your career.

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Molly Bigelow

Rochester Center - Enrollment Counselor

Rochester Campus, RC

Campus Box: # 53

(507) 457-8602

mbigelow@smumn.edu

Advises all students interested in enrolling in the following programs at Saint Mary's:

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