Business Administration (MBA) Online

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Strome College of Business
  • Master of Business Administration

Program Highlights

  • Accelerated 8-week course sessions
  • Optional concentrations and certificates
  • ODU's Strome College of Business has dual AACSB Business and Accounting accreditation

Old Dominion's MBA online program is an accelerated master's degree program. Course sessions last eight weeks, and you'll learn everything that you would in a standard semester. This means you could earn your MBA online from ODU faster than in a typical program.

Enhance your business administration degree! Add a concentration or graduate certificate to round out your professional qualifications. Options include:

  • Business analytics
  • Maritime and ports management
  • Project management
  • Public procurement and contract management
  • Supply chain management

ODU's Strome College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and is one of fewer than 200 business schools with dual AACSB Business and Accounting accreditation.

Are you a current ODU undergraduate interested in earning an MBA? Qualified students can earn credits toward their master's while completing a bachelor’s degree with our linked bachelor's to MBA program.

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    • 43 credit hours

    Our curriculum is broken down into five areas:

    • Business foundations
    • Skills development
    • MBA core knowledge
    • Depth classes
    • Electives

    Elective courses can be used to add a concentration to your MBA program. You can also use electives toward an add-on graduate certificate, saving you time when you pursue the certificate alongside the MBA.

    Your program will culminate with a capstone experience course.

  • Access course materials online from any location. Many classes don't have a scheduled meeting time, so you can fit class into your personal schedule. The instructor may schedule assignments and exams at specific times.

    All courses follow an accelerated eight-week format.

  • With an ODU MBA, career options include:

    • Logistics Manager
    • IT Manager
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Banking and Finance
    • Human Resources Manager
    • Port and Maritime Manager
    • Non-profit Management
    • Contract Management
  • In-state Virginia Residents
    $620 per credit hour*
    Out-of-state Students
    $642 per credit hour

    Rates are effective Fall 2024 and subject to change. 
    * In-state rate assumes residency requirements are met.

    Through summer 2023, the MBA program has a fee of $125 per credit hour in addition to ODU's standard graduate tuition rate and other mandatory fees. 

You'll have a dedicated academic advisor for this program.

Contact us if you have questions about admission requirements, transferring credits, or application deadlines.

  • No previous business prerequisites are required to apply. Please visit the Strome College of Business web site for full application requirements, including a checklist and deadlines.

    In limited cases, ODU’s MBA program may waive the GMAT/GRE admission requirement depending on your academic history and career experience. Click here for eligibility details (PDF), or download the waiver application form (PDF).

  • You may be able to take up to four courses (12 credit hours) as a non-degree graduate student, before you are accepted into a specific degree program. 

    Please contact us to discuss this option with an expert advisor.