Master of Business Administration (MBA) Programs

Why Earn Your MBA Degree at Xavier University?

At Xavier, we recognize our graduate students come from all walks of life. To serve the unique needs of our students, we offer an assortment of in-person and online MBA programs with full-time and part-time enrollment.

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Choose From Flexible Learning Formats

Elevate your expertise by enrolling in one of Xavier’s MBA degree programs. The total number of credit hours required to complete the 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, including online programs and evening classes.

Whether you choose to study in person or online, you receive a high-caliber business education that promotes skills acquisition, network building and professional development.

Receive an AACSB-Accredited Business Education

As a part of the Williams College of Business, our MBA degree programs have been accredited by the Association to Advance the Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

AACSB-accredited schools offer students a relevant and challenging curriculum, the highest quality of faculty and career opportunities not found at other business schools.With this prestigious distinction, we promise our graduate students experience unparalleled training and mentorship, empowering them to emerge as future leaders in business.

Acquire Specialized Expertise and Diversify Your Skills

Each day, the business world evolves, expands and becomes increasingly competitive. To ensure our students can enter the workforce and distinguish themselves from their competitors, we offer eight concentrations and electives that support their skill development and diversification.

Although not required, students can enhance their MBA degree by diving into in-depth studies of finance, international business, business intelligence and analytics, and more.

Discover available MBA concentrations and electives.


Explore MBA Degree Options

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Online/Part-Time MBA Program

Xavier’s Online MBA program, built for working professionals, blends intensive coursework and experiential learning opportunities with the added flexibility of an online format. Through synchronously paced online classes, students can earn their MBA degree in two to three years.

Online/Part-Time MBA
Part-Time MBA (Main Campus)
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Full-Time MBA Programs

Because of their rigorous pace and emphasis on strategic leadership and network building, our two full-time MBA programs are popular degree paths for recent college graduates and early career professionals. Students can earn their degree in 12-18 months, allowing them to expedite their education and make major progress in their careers.

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X-ccelerated 4+1 MBA
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Executive MBA Program (EMBA)

Designed for seasoned corporate executives, Xavier’s 16-month EMBA immerses students in a cohort-based learning environment where they share their extensive experience, collaborate with others and advance their knowledge of leadership, team-building and high-level business strategy. Because of its prominence, admission to our EMBA program is highly selective.

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Dual MBA Degree Options

Earning an MBA provides students with a versatile education and transferable skills. However, for particularly ambitious students who want to pursue multiple graduate degrees, Xavier offers two dual master’s in business administration degrees.

Dual MBA/Master of Health Services Administration
Dual MBA/Master of Science in Accountancy

Connect With Us

As you embark on the journey to your MBA, selecting a suitable program and navigating the application process can be overwhelming at times. To support you along the way, we invite you to attend an upcoming information session or schedule an appointment with an admissions counselor. Through these opportunities, you can discuss your plans and personal goals with dedicated staff and receive their guidance and expertise.

MBA Program Rankings

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.

#1 Online MBA Program in the state of OhioU.S. News & World Report, 2024-25
#14 In 'Best Business Analytics MBA Program'U.S. News & World Report, 2024-25
#8 In 'Best Online MBA for Marketing'U.S. News & World Report, 2024-25

Hear from Our MBA Faculty and Students

Listen to Jennifer Bush, Assistant Dean for Graduate Business Programs in the Williams College of Business, and Kimia Ghazi Rogers, ‘21 MBA, as they discuss how our MBA programs stay relevant with market trends, our faculty’s dedication and experiential learning opportunities. Discover the power of investing in an MBA from Xavier University.


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Master of Business Administration (MBA) Programs at Xavier University

Earning your MBA at Xavier University gives you the strategic instincts, specialized skills and professional development required to excel in the business world. With flexible learning formats, you can earn a graduate business degree that suits your needs. Take the next step to elevate your education and career and apply to an Xavier MBA program today!

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."