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. 
In-Person/Online Hybrid or 100% Online.
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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.


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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: January 10, March 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 hybrid MBA format combines the convenience of online learning with the personal attention found only in a classroom setting. You’ll meet as a class periodically, 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!

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 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 2020 term, who is accepted and registers for classes. Please complete the short form at this link and we will reach out to the candidate.
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Melissa's Story

"Through this program, I've been able to develop relationships with classmates. The variety of backgrounds from the other students you encounter gives a whole other dimension to the classes." 

Melissa didn’t come from a traditional business background. But the MBA program at Carroll University offered exactly the business foundation and flexibility she was looking for to benefit her 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. Dennis Debrecht

Dr. Dennis Debrecht

MBA Program Director and Associate Professor of Business and Economics
Muztoba Khan

Muztoba Khan

Assistant Professor of Business
Dr. Gregory Kuhlemeyer

Dr. Gregory Kuhlemeyer

Professor of Business
Michael Levas

Michael Levas

Associate Professor of Business Administration
Dr. Katie McCarthy

Dr. Katie McCarthy

Assistant Professor of Applied Business Analytics
Dr. Julio Rivera

Dr. Julio Rivera

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Alexandra Sielaff

Visiting Lecturer of Business

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.

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