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.

33 required credit hours. $700 per credit hour. 
A Carroll MBA can be completed in as little as 22 months.


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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: May 6, May 16 and July 7
  • In-person/online hybrid or 100% online formats
  • 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 100% online.

In-Person/Online Hybrid

The In-person/online format combines the convenience of online learning with the personal attention found only in a classroom setting. You’ll meet as a class once weekly, providing the opportunity to get to know your classmates, cultivate teamwork and leadership skills, develop a working relationship with faculty and add to your professional network. The remainder of your coursework can be completed online — providing the flexibility you need to be successful in achieving your MBA goal.

100% Online

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. 100% online courses begin every eight weeks starting Fall 2020!

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

MBA Program Options

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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.

Virtual Information Sessions

Join us online for Q&A sessions with faculty and admission counselors! We will provide an overview of each of the tracks offered in the Carroll MBA: Business Analytics, Business Management and Healthcare Administration.

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

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Meet the Faculty

Dr. Dennis Debrecht

Dr. Dennis Debrecht

MBA Program Director and Associate Professor of Business and Economics
Dr. Gregory Kuhlemeyer

Dr. Gregory Kuhlemeyer

Professor of Business
Michael Levas

Michael Levas

Associate Professor of Business Administration
Dr. Chanchu Lin

Dr. Chanchu Lin

Assistant Professor of Business Administration
Dr. Katie McCarthy

Dr. Katie McCarthy

Assistant Professor of Applied Business Analytics
Dr. Julio Rivera

Dr. Julio Rivera

Professor/Interim Dean for the School of Business
Dr. Shaoqiong Zhao

Dr. Shaoqiong Zhao

Assistant Professor of Business Administration

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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"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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