Master of Business Administration

All MBA degrees aren't created equal. A Carroll MBA gets you where you want to be—and builds value along the way with a convenient, accelerated, personal approach. You'll develop a broader, deeper knowledge of business and the critical thinking skills you need to advance your career. You'll also benefit from a focus on individual attention, a hallmark of our MBA experience. Our faculty makes a priority of investing in your success.


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You Set the Pace

Choose to advance your career quickly through Carroll's accelerated MBA or move through the program on a timeline that works best for you.

  • Flexible start dates: Courses begin every eight weeks!
    • Next start dates: August 30, October 25
  • Eleven total courses
  • Academic advising for all MBA students to assist with your course sequencing

Value-Added Formats

Carroll’s MBA programs are delivered in a hybrid format or fully online.


In our hybrid MBA format you will learn from our dedicated, expert and hands-on faculty both in your classroom experiences as well as via online teaching and learning.


With a 100% online MBA, you'll benefit from a focus on individual attention, a hallmark of our MBA experience. Our faculty makes a priority of investing in your success. Choose to advance your career quickly through Carroll's accelerated MBA or move through the program on a timeline that works best for you. Learn more at

We Make It Convenient

We've streamlined the admission process. Neither the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) nor the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is required for admission if your GPA is 2.75 or above. You may qualify to have prerequisite courses waived by passing a College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) exam, saving you time and money.

The in-class portion of your program is held in the evening at Carroll University's Center for Graduate Studies in Waukesha, Wisconsin. You'll appreciate its central location only 20 minutes west of Milwaukee and an hour east of Madison, just off I-94 with plenty of free parking.

Benefits Are Endless

Our curriculum reflects the critical thinking, analytical and leadership skills employers are looking for. When you receive your MBA from Carroll University, you'll be prepared to:

  • Earn promotion opportunities in your current field
  • Translate your skills to additional industries
  • Communicate through high level conversations with executives
  • Network with new business connections
  • Achieve your goals
See 10 reasons why you should choose a Carroll MBA

MBA Information Sessions

Join Carroll MBA faculty and admissions for a program overview.  Get all of your questions answered about the MBA program and admission process.

Virtual meetings will be held using Microsoft Teams, which can be accessed via Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome web browsers, or the Microsoft Teams app.

33 required credit hours. $720 per credit hour. 
Hybrid or Fully Online

MBA Program Options

Push beyond the limits of your career with one of our three in-demand specializations:

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MBA In Business Management

Carroll University’s MBA in business management delivers the skills and knowledge base managers need to be successful leaders in today’s fast-paced and complex business world.

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MBA In Business Analytics

Carroll University’s MBA in business analytics delves into cutting-edge technique and theory to empower your success in the age of big data.

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MBA In Healthcare Administration

Carroll University’s MBA in healthcare administration delivers the tools and experiences that will equip you for a rewarding career in this booming field.

MBA Referral Program

As a Carroll graduate, your referral to the Carroll MBA program will automatically result in both of you receiving a $50 Amazon Gift Card. MBA candidates are limited to one gift card per person but as a graduate, there is no limit to sharing your Carroll pride.You will receive a gift card for each student you refer for the Fall 2021 term, who is accepted and registers for classes. Please complete the short form at this link and we will reach out to the candidate.

Refer an MBA Student

Elize's Story

"Choosing Carroll to gain that knowledge was one of the best choices I made. I lived close by, and they worked with me every step of the way to ensure it would fit into my lifestyle as a dad, husband and business owner.

The MBA program at Carroll University offered exactly the business foundation and flexibility Elize was looking for to benefit his career. Whether your background is business or fine arts or somewhere in between, the Carroll MBA Program is a fit for you.

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Meet the Faculty

Dr. Hamid Akbari

Dr. Hamid Akbari

Dean of the School of Business
Dr. Steven Brewer

Dr. Steven Brewer

Assistant Professor of Marketing
Dr. Muztoba Khan

Dr. Muztoba Khan

Assistant Professor of Business
Dr. Gregory Kuhlemeyer

Dr. Gregory Kuhlemeyer

Professor of Business
Dr. Katie McCarthy

Dr. Katie McCarthy

Assistant Professor of Applied Business Analytics
Dr. Julio Rivera

Dr. Julio Rivera

Dr. Alexandra Sielaff

Dr. Alexandra Sielaff

Associate Professor of Global Management | Program Director for MBA

Analytics and Business Intelligence Consortium

Our NEW, innovative, membership-driven organization develops practical solutions in areas including applied analytics, data interpretation, business intelligence development and more.

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Anthony's Story

The reasons why Anthony Viera chose a Carroll University MBA may surprise you. Now enrolling new emphases in Healthcare AdministrationBusiness Analytics and Business Management

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Rose's Story

When riding her Harley Davidson, Rose sees the sights from a new perspective. A Carroll MBA allows you to do the same. The flexible and affordable Carroll MBA program helped Rose achieve her career goals while maintaining a work-life balance.

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Todd's Story

Todd had a drive to be more and to do more. The flexible and affordable Carroll MBA program allowed him to pursue his passion for learning, all the while letting him focus on his priorities.

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"I needed an in-person MBA. I know that about myself. I can't learn (in an online-only environment). I need that interaction, person to person."

—Nicole Berlowski |  Director of Total Rewards and HR Business Intelligence, ProHealth Care

  Learn more about Nicole's MBA Experience
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"The Carroll University MBA Program is fantastic! I’m only a few classes in, but I’ve already learned an abundance of managerial decision-making skills that I can use on the job. The knowledgeable professors are responsive and tie classroom curriculum to actual business and economic situations. The Center for Graduate Studies building is conveniently located in Waukesha. This is a hidden gem!"

—Cheri Grabowski  |  Manager — Marketing & Projects, Armstrong & Associates, Inc.

Your goals arewithin reach

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