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MBA Program

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How Long is Each MBA Course?

Duration of Master's in Business Administration Courses

The online MBA courses at Marist are delivered in a mix of course formats. Six of the nine Core courses are delivered in 15-week cycles spanning the entire semester. The remaining core courses, along with all concentrations and electives, are delivered in 8-week accelerated cycles. . Each course in the MBA program is 3 credits.

Using the 8-week course format, students in the Master's of Business Administration program take two classes per 16 week semester (if attending part-time) but only one course at a time. This is designed to help working professional and students with families better manage the various demands in their lives.

Students interested in creating a schedule that suits their needs should consult their academic advisor. MBA students can begin courses in September or January depending on their preference and personal needs.

Before deciding on which program format you will take, consider which concentration specific courses are needed to earn your certificate in Ethical Leadership, Financial Management or Healthcare Administration.