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Give Your Career a Boost

What makes a Master of Business Administration (MBA) 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.

Virtual Info Session

Introduction to the Saint Mary's MBA

Thursday, April 29 at 12 p.m.

Join us to learn more about the Master of Business Administration program at Saint Mary's. This is an opportunity to meet our program director and hear more about our program curriculum and delivery options, career advancement, and frequently asked questions.

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The MBA 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 (DBA) program—a unique opportunity to explore your passions through research and reflection alongside highly regarded scholar-practitioners.

Learn about our DBA program

From Start to Finish

You can earn your Master of Business Administration (MBA) using a delivery option and timeline of your choice:

  • on campus (two and a half years; can be completed sooner if you double-up on credits)
  • online (a little more than a year)

Students can start the program every 8 weeks.


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

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

The general MBA 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 MBA degree at 45 credits will take ~2 years and 24 weeks (6 months).

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

Connect With Us

Karen Chapple

Enrollment Counselor - Admissions

(612) 728-5197

Carlie Derouin

Assistant Director of Admission: Graduate

LaSalle Hall-TC Campus, LSH112

Campus Box: # 28

(612) 728-5198

Connect with Carlie to learn more about programs offered by the School of Business and Technology as well as MA in Counseling & Psychological Services, MA in Health and Human Services Administration, MA in Marriage and Family Therapy and the Master of Public Health (MPH) from the School of Health and Human Services

Carlie Derouin
Molly Bigelow

Director of Rochester Partnerships and Enrollment Counselor

Rochester Campus, RC

Campus Box: # 12

(507) 457-8602

Connect with Molly for programs offered by the Schools of Business and Technology and Health and Human Services at Saint Mary’s Rochester Campus.

Serving Rochester and Southeastern Minnesota.

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