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. Microeconomics, statistics and financial accounting are prerequisite classes for the program and do not count toward the degree.
Course Number Course Title Credits BUS 500 Principled Leadership and Ethics 3 BUS 540 Managerial Economics 3 BUS 541 Management Accounting 3 BUS 542 Corporate Finance 3 BUS 570 Global Operations and Supply Chain Management 3 BUS 571 International Business 3 BUS 580 Leadership and Change 3 BUS 620 Global Marketing Strategy 3 BUS 690 Strategic Planning 3
Course Number Course Title Credits BUS 670 Innovation and Technology 3 BUS 681 Project Management 3 BUS 682 Entrepreneurial Management 3
Applied Entrepreneurship Project I1 Credits
The focus for this course is on understanding the driving forces behind a good entrepreneurial concept, how to validate an idea, the concept of a minimum viable product, and when/how to launch a startup. Students will get an introduction to the lean canvas and each of its nine components. The goal of this course is to prepare students to go deeper with a startup company concept.BUS 698B
Applied Entrepreneurship Project II1 Credits
This final course in the series will provide students an opportunity to pitch their idea in front of a group of successful entrepreneurs and investors. Students are expected to have a complete pitch deck, financials, back up materials for all research, and any other information and data necessary to present their concept. This class culminates with an actual investor presentation with the expectation that students will be evaluated on their presentation by the investment panel. Successful projects will be funded by investors on the panel.
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.
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.
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.
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: Microeconomics
- Corequisite: Financial Accounting
|Maximum Transfer Credits||6||$540||($3,240)|
|Total with transfer credits: †||$17,280|
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.
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.
Learn more about financial aid options.
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.
Learn more about transferring your credits.
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 Association for Biblical Higher Education and the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA).
Chief Executive Officer
Chief executive officers oversee an organization’s overall direction and manage the business’s operations, create and implement policies and make sure that goals are met. They also work with and manage other top executives.
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A financial manager prepares an organization’s financial statements, business activity reports and forecasts and discovers ways to reduce a company’s costs. They assist with the company’s budget decisions and additionally manage employees who perform budgeting and financial reporting tasks.
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Human Resource Manager
A human resource manager coordinates a business’s workforce and acts as a liaison between the organization’s management and its employees. They supervise the organization’s recruitment, interview, selection and hiring processes and handle staffing conflicts, such as disputes and disciplinary procedures.
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* All career outcome information is from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Job growth percentage covers 2016 through 2026.
Why Choose Jessup?
Advance Your Career
Created for working professionals.
Gain Industry Knowledge
Focused on innovation and entrepreneurship.
Position yourself in the local business community and cultivate professional relationships through a one-year hands-on project.