Master of Business Administration

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Cedarville University’s Christian M.B.A. online program is specifically designed for Christian professionals who view their work as a platform for ministry. You're busy, so we've designed a program just for you:

  • Online courses, offered in flexible seven-week terms, are optimized for and taught by highly qualified faculty who personally interact with students
  • Affordable tuition and financial aid options
  • A dedicated program advisor will help you to pursue your educational goal while working and balancing other commitments
  • Course websites are optimized for multiple devices including computers, tablets, and smartphones


Cedarville University is a Christ-centered learning community equipping students for lifelong leadership and service through an education marked by excellence and grounded in biblical truth.


  • Have a profession of faith in Jesus Christ
  • Hold a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution (minimum 2.75 GPA preferred)

Applicants must also affirm their commitment to the Cedarville covenant and agree to abide by the graduate student standards of conduct. Applicants should also review the University’s doctrinal statement to understand our beliefs and Christian heritage, which serves as the foundation for our community.


Each application is reviewed on an individual basis according to criteria established by the School of Business Administration. Applicants who present satisfactory evidence of their ability to perform at the graduate level are admitted to the M.B.A. program. Cedarville University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, or disability.

  1. Application for Admission online
    Provide personal, educational, and professional information; submit a personal statement indicating your motivation and goals for pursuing this program.
  2. Transcripts
    Provide official transcript(s) for your accredited bachelor degree and any graduate credit you'd like to be considered for transfer.
  3. Christian Leader Reference online PDF
    Have a pastor or church leader within the church you attend who is familiar with your testimony and spiritual development complete this form. References from family members will not be accepted.
  4. Professional Recommendation online PDF
    Have a colleague, professional contact, or former professor who has knowledge of the requirements of graduate-level work complete this form. Recommendations from a family member or personal friend will not be accepted.
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Program Timeline

New students typically begin M.B.A. courses in the first seven-week session each term (i.e., August, January, or May). Program prerequisites may be taken during either seven-week session each term. Please verify course schedule and availability with your admissions counselor or program advisor.

Spring 2016 Summer 2016 Fall 2016
Session 1 Session 2 Session 1 Session 2 Session 1 Session 2
New Students
Admission Decision 12/14/2015 2/17/2016 4/20/2016 6/8/2016 8/10/2016 10/5/2016
Online Orientation / Advisor Meeting 12/16/2015 2/19/2016 4/22/2016 6/10/2016 8/12/2016 10/7/2016
New and Continuing Students
Online Class Registration Deadline 12/17/2015 2/22/2016 4/25/2016 6/13/2016 8/15/2016 10/10/2016
Online Class Introduction Week 1/4/2016 2/29/2016 5/2/2016 6/20/2016 8/22/2016 10/17/2016
Online Class Begins
(payment is due)
1/11/2016 3/7/2016 5/9/2016 6/27/2016 8/29/2016 10/24/2016
In-Session Break n/a n/a n/a 7/4-7/10/2016 n/a 11/21-11/27/2016
Online Class Ends 2/26/2016 4/22/2016 6/24/2016 8/19/2016 10/14/2016 12/16/2016

Cost and Financial Aid

Cedarville University's 36-hour online M.B.A. program is affordable at less than $21,000. This online business degree program is designed for part-time completion in just two years.

Tuition Rate Program Requirements Total Tuition
$572 per credit* 36 credits $20,592

* Tuition rate is effective from May 1 of the current year to April 30 of the following year.

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