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Master of Business Administration

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Cedarville University’s online 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.

Business Prerequisites

For students who do not have a bachelor’s degree in business, four business courses must be fulfilled during the M.B.A. program prior to taking certain courses. Cedarville's Center for Lifelong Learning contracts with Ivy Software to provide non-credit options for completing the prerequisite courses online. Each course is competitively priced at $140. 

More information about prerequisites.


  • 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 handbook. 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 submitted for our Christian MBA online 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.
International Student Instructions Graduate Readmission Information

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.

New students can begin M.S.N. courses in the fall or spring semester (August or January), though it may be possible for you to begin sooner. Program prerequisites may be taken during the other terms throughout the year. Please verify course schedule and availability with your admissions counselor or program advisor.

Graduate Calendar Online Orientation
Spring 2017 Summer 2017 Fall 2017
Session 1 Session 2 Session 1 Session 2 Session 1 Session 2
New Students
Admission Decision 12/12/2016 2/22/2017 4/19/2017 6/7/2017 8/9/2017 10/4/2017
Online Orientation/ Advisor Meeting 12/15/2016 2/24/2017 4/21/2017 6/9/2017 8/11/2017 10/6/2017
New/Continuing Students
Online Class Registration Deadline 12/15/2016 2/27/2017 4/24/2017 6/12/2017 8/14/2017 10/9/2017
Online Class Introduction Week 1/2/2017 3/6/2017 5/1/2017 6/19/2017 8/21/2017 10/16/2017
Online Class Begins
(payment is due)
1/9/2017 3/13/2017 5/8/2017 6/26/2017 8/28/2017 10/23/2017
In-Session Break n/a n/a n/a 7/3 - 7/7/2017 n/a 11/20 - 11/24/2017
Online Class Ends 2/24/2017 4/28/2017 6/23/2017 8/18/2017 10/13/2017 12/15/2017

Cost and Financial Aid

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