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Master of Business Administration Online

Get Your MBA From One of the Nation’s Best Business Schools

Earn your MBA degree completely online at your own convenience through The University of Scranton's online Master of Business Administration, which is equal in quality and rigor to our on-campus MBA.

Designed to meet the needs of working professionals, this online MBA offers you rigorous academic preparation, AACSB accreditation, and on-demand access to courses taught by our world-class faculty.

You can pursue a General Online MBA, or choose from multiple specializations to stand out even further to potential employers:Paul McElhenny

Rigorous Curriculum

Today’s business world is challenging and ever-changing. Our comprehensive online MBA enhances your organizational effectiveness through courses that are relevant to the demands of that environment. You will acquire the knowledge and expertise essential for proactive leadership based on technology-enhanced management and learn to make ethical and socially just business decisions.

Beyond the essential business competencies, you will learn sustainable business practices, including how to design and optimize delivery systems, create value with financial strategies, and make effective decisions with limited information in an uncertain environment.

Our online Master of Business Administration curriculum emphasizes the integration of technology and business and enhances your understanding of globalization, ethics, and sustainability.

Specializations Aligned To Your Career Goals

Whether you want to develop yourself as an entrepreneur, find your way as a consultant, or advance where you currently work, our online MBA prepares you to reach your career goals.

Entirely online, you will receive the same rigorous academic preparation as you would on campus. Plus, we’ve designed our flexible curriculum to help you refine your professional skills and bolster your current knowledge according to what interests you most. All without sacrificing your job or family commitments.

In addition, students may earn up to two specializations within the 36-credit hour program:

General MBA

Enhance your organizational effectiveness within the context of a real-world business environment, and bring your expertise to the next level with a leadership core based on ethics, social responsibility, and technology-enhanced management skills. Learn more about the career outlook and curriculum for the General MBA track.


Understand the global environment and critical leadership roles the broader business context through The University of Scranton’s online MBA with specialization in Accounting. You will gain an understanding of advanced approaches to leveraging accounting as a means of solving business problems while developing a traditional business foundation.
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Enterprise Resource Planning

Combine training with the advanced business expertise of an MBA with The University of Scranton’s innovative specialization in Enterprise Resource Planning. Offered in conjunction with SAP — the world’s largest ERP software company — our program prepares you to become more proficient in the configuration and use of ERP software, enhance your managerial and technical skill sets, and apply your knowledge of ERP systems to any software environment or industry.
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Develop the skills and foundational knowledge you need to accelerate your career with The University of Scranton’s online MBA with specialization in Finance. Learn to evaluate financial health, assess financial risk, and manage financial operations to ensure success and sustainability. Increase your earning potential and prepare yourself for a career as a financial executive with this powerful specialization.
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Healthcare Management

Master the essential skills, training and practical applications needed to make an impact in this high-growth field. Learn the ins and outs of supervising healthcare facilities, planning and directing healthcare operations and managing teams of healthcare staff members. Regardless of your current employment or educational background, you can achieve success with an online MBA with specialization in Healthcare Management from The University of Scranton.
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Human Resources

Gain the strategic expertise and subject knowledge to manage an organization’s plans and goals for effective staffing. With courses from The University of Scranton’s MS in Human Resources Management, which offers a curriculum aligned with the guidelines of the Society for Human Resource Management, this specialization prepares you for high-level advancement in a role of growing organizational importance.
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International Business

Qualified managers with international expertise are in demand as businesses of all kinds move into new global markets. The International Business specialization of The University of Scranton’s online Master of Business Administration tackles the complex economic, financial and management challenges of conducting business in other countries and cultures.
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Operations Management

The University of Scranton’s online MBA with a specialization in Operations Management gives you the analytical and problem-solving skills needed to succeed. Focused on the efficient coordination, production and distribution of goods and services, our comprehensive program will give you a competitive advantage in the ever-changing job market.
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AACSB Accreditation

The excellence of our faculty and curriculum is confirmed by the highest designation possible for a business school – AACSB accreditation. The Kania School of Management is among a small number of institutions accredited by the AACSB International (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business). Only a few of the educational institutions worldwide that offer business degrees have achieved this distinction.

An Elite Network

As one of just 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States, we belong to an elite group with a long history of dedication to excellent education suited for the challenges and opportunities of today’s world. Thanks to small classes capped at 20 students, you will have opportunities to develop a strong network with your peers throughout the program. MBA faculty members also serve as mentors as they become acquainted with students on an individual basis.

After you earn your online MBA degree, you will become part of a network of more than 45,000 accomplished alumni in nearly every state and over 20 countries. Kania School of Management graduates are leaders in every field of business and management, offering you the advantage of a huge network of contacts and support.

Accolades for Our MBA

The University of Scranton MBA degree carries the prestige and status that employers value and colleagues respect. You can be confident knowing that your credentials come from a university with a solid reputation for quality.

As a regionally accredited university, The University of Scranton has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges" ranking for more than 20 consecutive years among the top 10 master's universities in the North — the largest and most competitive region surveyed — and among the top 25 best value schools in the country.

The online MBA is ranked by U.S. News as one of the top programs for Student Engagement, Student Services & Technology, and Faculty Credentials & Training in their 2016 edition of Top Online Business Programs. 

Since 2004, the Princeton Review recognized the Kania School of Management among the "Best Business Schools" in the United States. In addition, Forbes magazine named The University of Scranton one of the nation’s top universities.

In 2019, Online MBA Report recognized The University of Scranton MBA as #6 among faith-based colleges, #8 in Pennsylvania, and #24 among national private colleges.

Benefits of The University of Scranton Online MBA Degree

  • Earn the same prestigious MBA degree credential as students who attend The University of Scranton campus-based program
  • Learn business management steeped in the values and traditions of a Jesuit education, dedicated to providing an excellent education suited to meet the challenges and opportunities of today’s world
  • Access your coursework anywhere via convenient, online courses supported by professional 24/7 technical assistance
  • Collaborate with classmates from a variety of professions and industries around the country through online discussions and virtual meetings
  • Develop a strong network with your peers, enhanced by small classes of 20 students maximum
  • Study and complete assignments on your own timetable and schedule
  • Interact one-on-one by e-mail and online discussion boards with highly credentialed professors who also serve as mentors
  • Benefit from The University of Scranton’s alumni organization with more than 45,000 accomplished members nationwide and in more than 20 countries in every field of business and management, providing a huge network of contacts and support

No GMAT or Entrance Exams Required

At The University of Scranton, we value your experience and the skills you’ve already learned in the field. That is why our online MBA program requires only three years of professional or supervisory work experience for acceptance.

It does not require any entrance exams, like the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT).

Admission Requirements

To complete your admissions process, you’ll need to submit:

  • An application
  • 3 letters of reference
  • A statement of intent
  • Your resume
  • Case study*
  • Academic transcripts from all schools attended
  • Students from non-English speaking countries are required to verify proficiency in English through one of the following methods: TOEFL, IELTS, or STEP

*A written response to a business case study may be required for some applicants. You will be informed of your individual requirement after a review of your completed application.

When you apply, you’ll be well on your way to enhancing your skills as an independent, analytical, strategic thinker. You’ll take the first step toward a program that fortifies your professional marketability and gives you the knowledge to advance your career.

    Discover how The University of Scranton online Master of Business Administration (MBA) can make a difference in your life. Request more information or speak with one of our Program Managers at 866-373-9547.