Master of Business Administration (MBA) Programs

Master of Business Administration (MBA) Programs

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Xavier's multiple Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs are ranked among the top MBA programs in Cincinnati and top MBA programs in Ohio. MBA programs are offered online or in-person at our campus in Cincinnati, Ohio.

No GMAT or GRE required to apply

MBA programs at Xavier University no longer require the GMAT or GRE test scores of applicants.


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Executive MBA Program (EMBA)

The 16-month EMBA for seasoned corporate executives immerses students in leadership, team-building and strategy. Admission is highly selective for this Master of Business Administration program.

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MBA Program for Emerging Leaders

A one-year, on-campus, full-time day Master of Business Administration program designed for exceptional students who have recently completed their undergraduate degrees and want to get a head start on their careers.

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Part-time and Full-time MBA Program

Xavier's most flexible on-campus MBA program includes options to match any schedule, including part-time and full-time enrollment. 

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Online MBA Program

The Online MBA at Xavier is designed to keep working professionals on track for advancement. By attending classes online, students earn their Master of Business Administration degree in two to three years.

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Non-Degree MBA Programs

The Williams College of Business offers several options for students to take MBA classes without pursuing a full degree.

Non-Degree programs

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Xavier is ranked #1 for its excellent academic reputation among top competitors in the region. Students get the most out of their education, from rigorous classroom studies to experiential learning in the real world.

Xavier MBA programs earn high marks in U.S. News rankings

Xavier University’s part-time MBA program ranked fourth in Ohio and among the nation’s best in U.S. News and World Report’s 2023 Best Graduate School Rankings. Released on Tuesday, the list ranked the Williams College of Business’s part-time MBA 75th nationally.

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Master of Business Administration (MBA) Programs at Xavier University

The total number of credit hours required to complete the Xavier University MBA program varies from a minimum of 39 hours (all foundation skills waived with a nine-credit-hour concentration) to a maximum of 48 hours (all foundation skills and a 12-credit-hour concentration in Finance). Students can choose the schedule that works best for them, like the school’s most flexible option - classes in the evenings.

Xavier University's Williams College of Business is accredited by the AACSB. AACSB-accredited schools offer students a relevant and challenging curriculum, the highest quality faculty and career opportunities that are not found at other business schools.

Xavier University is a private university located in Cincinnati, Ohio, providing a liberal arts education in the Jesuit Catholic tradition. Founded in 1831, the University is the sixth-oldest Catholic university in the nation. It has been ranked among the top 10 master's-level universities in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report for the past two decades. The Princeton Review names it one of the "Best 385 Colleges in America."