Master of Business Administration

School of Management

If you’re ready to move to the front of the pack, an MBA from Marist will take you there. Our AACSB-accredited 100% online MBA program is ranked among the top in the nation by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Online Education Programs." You will gain the skills and experience you need while expanding your networking opportunities. A reputable MBA from Marist will equip you with the tools you need to excel in some of the world’s most demanding professional settings. 

Find Your Competitive Edge with an MBA from Marist

The AACSB-accredited MBA program at Marist College is more than just a degree. It’s a hub for individuals from a diverse array of backgrounds and experiences that shape the future of the global economy. As an MBA student at Marist, you'll benefit from intensive coursework in core skills and can explore unique concentrations, including Ethical Leadership, Health Care Administration, and Financial Management. Marist's MBA program additionally offers a part-time academic track and an accelerated, 14-month track.

Accelerated MBA Program

Students looking to acquire their Master of Business Administration in a timely fashion can pursue the accelerated 14-month MBA program track. Unlike the part-time program which can be started five times per year, the accelerated MBA has three start terms in the Summer, Fall, or Spring semesters. The accelerated MBA program still provides students with the opportunity to discover unique concentrations, receive hands-on industry-related experiences, and can enhance their academic and professional career goals quicker.

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Part-Time MBA Program

The Master of Business Administration degree was designed with the working adult in mind, offering a part-time approach. Students can complete their degree on their own time while gaining real-world experience. Roughly 90% of students in our MBA program are fulfilling a full-time career while being a part-time student at Marist College.

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An AACSB-accredited Program Built for Your Schedule

Whether you’re ready to enroll part-time or full-time, we can help. Our MBA program is designed with maximum flexibility in mind. Thanks to adaptive scheduling, over 90% of Marist’s MBA students complete their degree while working full-time. With five start opportunities throughout the year, there’s nothing stopping you from reaching your goals on your schedule. Our start dates are:

  • Fall Start: August
  • Fall Start: October
  • Spring Start: January
  • Spring Start: March
  • Summer Start: June

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An AACSB-accredited Program Built for Your Schedule

Whether you’re ready to enroll part-time or full-time, we can help. Our MBA program is designed with maximum flexibility in mind. Thanks to adaptive scheduling, over 90% of Marist’s MBA students complete their degree while working full-time. With five start opportunities throughout the year, there’s nothing stopping you from reaching your goals on your schedule. Our start dates are:

  • Fall Start: August
  • Fall Start: October
  • Spring Start: January
  • Spring Start: March
  • Summer Start: June

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An AACSB-accredited MBA Program with Prestige

When it comes to helping our students make a name for themselves, we lead by example. The Marist MBA program has been ranked among the top online degrees in the country. Consistently ranked by prominent names like the Princeton Review, U.S. News & World Report, and MBA Central, Marist’s MBA has distinguished itself as a transformative platform for hard-working students who are passionate about success.

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The Princeton Review’s "Best 300 Business Schools"
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U.S. News & World Report’s "Best Online Education Programs"
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#1 among MBA Central’s "The 20 Best New York Online MBA Degree Programs"

Marist MBA Students Achieve Career Success

We define the success of our MBA program by the achievements of our students. Whether you are looking to advance in your current career or make strides in a new one, Marist's MBA will enhance your professional journey.  Marist MBA alumni can be found in some of the world’s most prestigious organizations, like these shown below.

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Logos of MBA employers: Adobe Systems Inc., Aetna, Canon USA, IBM, JP Morgan Chase, Nuvance Health
Logos of MBA employers:  Cisco Systems Inc., and Company, Fidelity Investments, Garnet Health, PepsiCo, Inc., Pfizer, Toll Brothers Builders

Learn From Faculty Who Are Industry Experts

Marist’s MBA curriculum remains cutting-edge and on track with contemporary and future trends because our faculty are not only Marist instructors, but active industry experts. Our MBA faculty successfully operate in today’s business world, and they apply their day-to-day business practices to their MBA instruction. See a few of the MBA faculty below or view all School of Management faculty >

Since starting the Marist MBA program I received a promotion and now have the confidence needed to continue moving up in my career. I have already been able to apply so much of what I learned to my current role and feel I have gained leadership and managerial skills that I had previously lacked. Having a graduate degree from Marist has left me feeling excited about the endless opportunities ahead!
I was out of my comfort zone with the coursework, which I saw as a good thing. I was always learning new things, so learning how I learn really helped me with other areas of my career. I also now have a broader understanding of management and business, rather than just education or IT where my background has been for the last 13 years.
After completing my MBA at Marist, my agency has involved me in different initiatives and strategic planning discussions that would not normally be part of my job description. I was invited to an executive-level retreat on internal marketing after I engaged in a discussion with my Chief Operating Officer about some of the things I learned in class. At the retreat, I felt empowered to engage in the discussions and believe I was able to contribute a unique perspective that eventually led to the implementation of several of the ideas brought forth.
Marist offered me an MBA program that worked with my busy life. I very much enjoy the online learning experience. I worked this program around my activities. It allowed me to keep doing the important things in my life…work, volunteer, and spending time with my friends and family - all while earning my degree. The faculty of Marist generally do a great job of structuring the class to give us time to get the work done but still expecting good, high-quality work.