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Master of Business Administration

Online MBA

Program Details

Next Start Date
Est. Program Length
2 years
Cost Per Credit
Credit Hours
38 - 47
Transfer Credits Accepted

Program Overview

Gain the practical knowledge and skills needed to become a top business leader. No GMAT required.

During the first year of the program, you will acquire fundamental skills in accounting, economics and e-commerce. Key areas of study include supply chain management, leadership and ethics, international business, project management and strategic planning. As you move into the program’s second half, you will study real-world applications, such as marketing strategy and innovation and technology. You will also complete a one-year, hands-on entrepreneurship project that will help you cultivate relationships with the local business community and other professionals. The project is guided by local entrepreneurs who work with student teams to design and implement business plans for startup companies and angel investors.

Our online MBA faculty members are experts in their fields and have held positions such as CEOs, marketing directors and vice presidents of finance.

Courses and Requirements

Jessup’s online accredited MBA program includes 38 credit hours. The curriculum includes two applied project courses. Micro or Macro Economics and Financial or Managerial Accounting are prerequisite classes for the program and do not count toward the degree.


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Applying to Jessup is simple. Be sure to apply early to ensure that there is enough time between submitting your application and the start date in case additional information is needed. Below are the steps to the admissions process.

  1. Pick a Program

    Choose an online program that you’re genuinely interested in as you’ll be studying it for a few years. Also, make sure you meet the requirements for that program. For our online MBA program, you will need to have completed microeconomics, financial accounting and statistics, which are available through IVY software at $65 per course. Courses take about four weeks to complete. Additionally, there are six start dates for this program, so you can begin classes when it’s convenient.

  2. Apply

    Submit your application. Be sure to include a copy of your undergrad transcript confirming at least a 3.0 GPA. If you do not have a 3.0 GPA, you will need to include letters of recommendation and complete an interview. You also need to submit a personal essay. No GMAT score is required for admission. You may transfer up to six credit hours.

  3. Decision

    We’ll notify you of our decision. If you still wish to pursue your degree with Jessup and are accepted, congratulations! Don’t forget to respond to your acceptance letter.

  • 3.0 Cumulative GPA
    • Below 3.0 GPA: 5-2.99 GPA – 2 Letters of Recommendation needed and an interview.
  • Personal Statement
    • Essay: Tell us about your path to business school, (including your work history) and future plans. How will the William Jessup University experience help you along this journey? What is your motivation for pursuing an MBA now, and how will William Jessup University help you achieve your goals? (approx. 500 words)
  • Bachelor’s Degree from Regional Accredited Institution
  • Official Transcripts
  • Resume with 3-5 years’ work experience
  • GMAT/GRE optional (<5 years)
  • Prerequisite: Micro or Macro Economics and Financial or Managerial Accounting
  • TOEFL may be required for international students
Tuition Rates & Transfer Credits
Item Credits Cost/Credit Hour Totals
Tuition 38 $550 $20,900
Maximum Transfer Credits 6 $550 ($3,300)
Total with transfer credits: † $17,600

The tuition reflects the minimum time to completion. Time to completion varies by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at (844) 224-5483 or request more information.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change. Books and materials are not included and may cost up to an additional $5,500.
† Maximum transfer credit total includes reduction in technology fee as related to reduced number of courses over time.

Financial Aid

Online students receive the same financial aid options as those attending classes on campus. Students receive a dedicated financial aid officer who will guide them through financial aid options. There are several grants, scholarships and loans available.

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New Jessup students can receive up to $2,000 per year with the Church Partnership Grant, which is reserved for candidates who attend supporting churches. Additionally, there are several privately funded scholarships available.

Find out more about the grants and scholarships available.

Prospective students who are transferring can transfer up to six credit hours. Credits may come from other regionally accredited institutions.

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Jessup proudly participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program to fully support our nation’s veterans. Veterans with 100-percent eligibility will have all of their tuition costs and most fees completely covered. Additionally, up to $2,500 per year may be awarded to those who qualify for the U.S. Army Women’s Foundation Legacy Scholarship.

Learn more about Jessup’s military friendliness.

Jessup is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA), and is a member of the Association for Biblical Higher Education.


Career Outcomes

Why Choose Jessup?

  • Advance Your Career

    Created for working professionals.

  • Gain Industry Knowledge

    Focused on innovation and entrepreneurship.

  • Experiential Learning

    Position yourself in the local business community and cultivate professional relationships through a one-year hands-on project.

Benefits of Learning Online

Studying online rather than in the classroom has its perks as it provides a great opportunity for students who are too far away to get the education they deserve at an affordable price. Plus, the courses take half the time to complete compared to those on campus.

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