• Online and Part-Time MBA Courses

    Choose from on-campus or online program options:

    In our on-campus cohort program, you'll take courses with the same network and complete your MBA in two years.

    Or, with our online MBA, you can set your own pace to graduate in two years, or take up to seven years to balance your life, work, and education.


  • On-Campus MBA Courses

    With Hamline’s on-campus MBA, you’ll gain the critical thinking, leadership, and strategic decision-making skills employers seek while taking courses that build upon each other. You'll also gain skills for operational excellence in the service sector while expanding your personal and professional networks.

    MODULE 1 - LEADING WITH INTEGRITY AND PURPOSE

    • Leading in Organizations: 8 weeks, 4 credits
    • Critical Thinking: 4 weeks, 2 credits
    • Global Context of Business: 4 weeks, 2 credits

    MODULE 2 - MANAGING FINANCIAL RESOURCES

    • Accounting for Managers: 8 weeks, 4 credits
    • Managerial Finance: 8 weeks, 4 credits

    MODULE 3 - Informing Organizational Decisions

    • Data Analytics and Decision-Making: 8 weeks, 4 credits
    • Marketing Management: 8 weeks, 4 credits

    MODULE 4 - IMPROVING and Ensuring organizational integrity

    • Elective course: 8 weeks, 4 credits
    • Business Process Improvement: 4 weeks, 2 credits
    • Business Law and Ethics: 4 weeks, 2 credits

    MODULE 5 - PLANNING AND LEADING CHANGE, PART I

    • Elective course: 8 weeks, 4 credits
    • Strategic Financial Analysis: 4 weeks, 2 credits
    • Strategic Management I: 4 weeks, 2 credits

    MODULE 6 - PLANNING AND LEADING CHANGE, PART II

    • Elective course: 8 weeks, 4 credits
    • Strategic Management II and Capstone: 8 weeks, 4 credits

    Online MBA Courses

    Balance your career, life, and education with the convenience and flexibility of a fully online MBA program. You’ll have access to the same faculty and innovative leadership curriculum as our on-campus MBA, while taking courses in the order and with the frequency that works best for you.

    With Hamline’s online MBA, you’ll build skills for operational excellence in the manufacturing sector. And, to build your credentials even further, you can also finish with the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification.

    Core Courses

    • Leading in Organizations: 4 credits (required first course)
    • Creativity and Innovation: 4 credits
    • Global Supply Chain Management: 4 credits
    • Financial Accounting for Managers: 4 credits
    • Financial Decision Making: 4 credits
    • Data Analytics and Decision Making: 4 credits
    • Business Process Improvement: 4 credits
    • Strategic Management: 4 credits

    Note: Each course is 8 weeks long.


  • MBA Concentrations


  • Business Analytics (hybrid)

    Businesses need leaders who can make data-driven decisions. With a concentration in business analytics, you’ll gain the knowledge of statistics and data collection needed to make these decisions, as well as the communication and visualization skills to advocate for data-informed business practices.

    Choose 12 credits from the following:

    • Statistical Foundations of Business Analytics: 8 weeks, 4 credits
    • Databases and Data Management: 8 weeks, 4 credits
    • Bias, Ethics, and Principles of Data Science: 4 weeks, 2 credits
    • Data Quality and Governance: 4 weeks, 2 credits
    • Programming in R and Python: 8 weeks, 4 credits
    • Data Visualization and Communications: 8 weeks, 4 credits
    • Forecasting and Modeling: 4 weeks, 2 credits

    Cybersecurity (online)

    Any business that uses computers is vulnerable to a cyberattack. Designed for business leaders in non-technical roles, the cybersecurity concentration provides the tools to assess these threats—and ensure your business is protected against them. You’ll learn to create a cybersecurity response plan and team, and you’ll explore the real-life implications of business cybersecurity in a hands-on case study.

    • Introduction to Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics: 8 weeks, 4 credits
    • Security Assessment and Digital Forensics: 8 weeks, 4 credits
    • Cybersecurity Case Study and Analysis: 8 weeks, 4 credits

    Finance (on-campus)

    Explore the ins and outs of corporate finance, markets, and finance theory to become a financial leader in your organization. You’ll gain the skills to guide smart investments, work with financial institutions, and ensure that your business is set up to not only survive, but also to grow.

    Choose three courses from the following:

    • Corporate Finance: 8 weeks, 4 credits
    • Financial Institutions and Markets: 8 weeks, 4 credits
    • Finance Theory and Applications: 8 weeks, 4 credits
    • Investments and Portfolio Construction: 8 weeks, 4 credits

    Leadership and Change Management (on-campus and online)

    The ability to lead organizations through times of change is a highly sought-after skill set. With Hamline’s leadership and change concentration, you’ll develop your own negotiation, conflict management, and project management skills while learning how to enhance the performance of others and facilitate constructive engagement leading to sustainable change.

    Choose three courses from the following:

    • Leading through Change: 8 weeks, 4 credits
    • Negotiation: 8 weeks, 4 credits
    • Perspectives on Conflict and Change: 8 weeks, 4 credits
    • Project Management: 8 weeks, 4 credits

    Marketing (on-campus)


    Great businesses can’t get anywhere unless they know how to reach their intended audience. In this concentration, you’ll learn the skills to analyze consumer behavior, plan and execute marketing projects, conduct research, and target the people who need your business most.

    Choose three courses from the following:

    • Consumer Behavior in a Digital Environment: 8 weeks, 4 credits
    • Marketing Research: 8 weeks, 4 credits
    • Marketing in a Global Environment: 8 weeks, 4 credits
    • Social Demographics: 8 weeks, 4 credits
    • Project Management: 8 weeks, 4 credits

  • Career Management Services

    You don’t have to navigate your career on your own. Beginning with orientation, our career advisor will guide you in developing your own individual career plan that will best meet your professional goals.

    Dual Degree Options

    Combine your MBA with another master's degree in public administration or nonprofit management. Receive hands-on training across sectors and gain the skills and experiences employers want with a dual degree.