Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree with Concentrations
Caldwell University’s Master of Business Administration degree (MBA) features a rigorous curriculum carefully prepared to meet the analytical demands of the global business world. Choose from six MBA degree concentrations which include: Accounting, Global Business, Healthcare Administration, Human Resource Management, Marketing, and Sport Management. In addition, Caldwell’s general MBA program without concentrations can be completed fully online offering a more flexible curriculum schedule.
MBA Format Options
Caldwell’s MBA degree consists of 11 required courses, totaling 33 graduate credits. MBA concentrations are available for on-campus and hybrid MBA students for an additional six credits. Students have several options for completing their graduate degree:
Online MBA—A totally online general MBA completed via the Virtual Campus platform.
New Jersey Campus—A fully on-campus MBA program where all classes are taken in-person at Caldwell University.
Hybrid MBA—A hybrid option, combining on-campus courses and online courses offered via Blackboard. With Caldwell’s hybrid program, you have greater flexibility through online courses alongside the option to complete an MBA concentration.
Online MBA Courses
Registrants for any online MBA courses should be mindful of differences in procedures and demands between those and traditional classroom courses. While online courses offer flexibility, they also require self-discipline, good time management, ability to work independently, and superior reading/writing skills. Select the option that best satisfies your career advancement goals and learning styles. Learn more about attending Caldwell online.
Caldwell University’s six MBA concentrations are designed to align with the modern skill set needed by working professionals, aspiring leaders, and career changers. By concentrating your MBA, you can build foundational industry knowledge alongside your MBA coursework. Both the on-campus and hybrid program formats offer MBA degree concentrations in:
- Global Business
- Healthcare Administration
- Human Resource Management
- Sport Management
Professional Development Opportunities
No matter which concentration you choose, the theme of prioritizing professional development runs throughout the entire MBA program. Caldwell’s School of Business and Computer Science integrates a multitude of academic opportunities into the MBA curriculum including leveraging the resources of nearby New York City. Additionally, the MBA program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) who assesses business programs for their emphasis on career development and hands-on learning.
“Caldwell University provides an amazing opportunity for students to learn real world business practices. The Professors were professional and world-class. I have had an amazing time here at Caldwell, mainly because of my advisors, professors and supportive classmates. The small class sizes really allowed for me to succeed and get that 1-on-1 attention, which was a critical part of my learning and professional development overall.“
– Joe Testa, MBA ’20
The M.B.A. program is accredited by ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs). Our M.B.A. offers a rigorous 33-credit curriculum that has been carefully prepared by the university to meet the demands of the twenty-first century business world. In addition to the traditional M.B.A., Caldwell offers an M.B.A. with concentrations in Accounting, Global Business, Human Resource Management and Marketing. The Caldwell University M.B.A. requires students to complete 33 graduate credits, consisting of 11 required courses. Applicants without specific undergraduate courses in business may be required to take up to 6 undergraduate credits (18 for accounting) before full admission into the M.B.A. program.
Students have several options for completing the M.B.A.:
Option 1: A totally online program completed via Virtual Campus
Option 2: A fully on-campus program where all classes are taken on campus at Caldwell University
Option 3: A hybrid option, consisting of on-campus courses and online courses offered via Blackboard
The M.S. in Accounting and M.B.A. Concentrations are available under Options 2 and 3.
Registrants for any online courses should be mindful of differences in procedures and demands between those and traditional classroom courses. While online courses offer flexibility, they also require self-discipline, good time management, ability to work independently, and superior reading and writing skills. Students are advised to select the learning environment that best satisfies their goals and abilities.
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
- Undergraduate GPA of at least 2.75 overall and 3.0 in business as a major
- Two letters of recommendation for graduate study
- Personal Interview
- Personal statement: Submit a statement of objectives for entering the program
- Three years of substantial business experience (can be waived at the discretion of the program coordinator)
- The following prerequisite undergraduate business courses with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better and no grade below C:
- Accounting I
- Survey of Economics
- For those applying for the M.B.A. with concentration in accounting, additional prerequisites are:
- Accounting II
- One additional advanced level accounting course
Earn Your MBA Degree at Caldwell
Caldwell University’s flexible Master of Business Administration program offers multiple formats—online, on-campus, and hybrid MBA degree options. In addition, Caldwell’s MBA concentrations provide the focused courses needed to launch or advance your business career or break into a new industry.
Learn more about Caldwell’s MBA program.
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A Catholic Liberal Arts Education
At the core of a Caldwell education is our liberal arts curriculum, designed to guide students to critical thinking skills, appreciate diverse cultures, and acquire a moral and civic awareness.
Students develop the whole self as they absorb learning through our liberal arts core: the humanities; the physical and biological sciences, and mathematics; and the social sciences.