Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Walden University

Walden University’s online MBA program is ranked #4 of all online MBA programs in the US (#11 worldwide). The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program has been recognized by the U.S. News & World Report, Financial Times, and Latin Trade magazine. Throughout your online MBA program at Walden, you will have the opportunity to immediately apply what you learn in class and create a lasting impact on your own business or organization.

Walden University is a member of the Laureate International Universities network—one of the world’s largest international learning communities. As an online MBA student at Walden, you’ll enjoy access to tools and experiences that few other programs offer, including:

  • Industry expertise from contributing scholars, including Anita Roddick, founder of The Body Shop; Robert Herbold, former chief operating officer of Microsoft; and David Neeleman, CEO of JetBlue
  • A networking tool to help you connect with your classmates and exchange information on different industries
  • An option to pursue a field study with a professor, or join one- or two-week seminars in Europe, Asia, or South America

Online MBA Specializations at Walden University

As an online MBA student at Walden University, you will be able to choose from a variety of concentrations to help you meet your personal and professional goals:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Healthcare Management
  • Healthcare System Improvement
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Project Management
  • Risk Management
  • Self-Designed
  • Sustainable Futures
  • Technology

Online MBA Completion Requirements at Walden University

To complete your online MBA at Walden University, you must achieve a minimum GPA of 3.0 and complete 36 semester credit hours, consisting of:

  • Foundation and core courses (24 semester hours)
  • Specialized courses (8 semester hours)
  • Capstone courses (4 semester hours)

Walden University estimates that you will be able to complete the online MBA in 22 months. However, your completion time depends on your individual progress and credits transferred. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, contact your enrollment advisor at Walden University.

Program Details

Enrolled online MBA students:  1,837

Intakes per year:  6

Accreditation:  n/a

Time limit for study:  4 years

Avg. time to complete:  2.1 years

Completed in 5 years:  100%

Examinations required:  yes

Online examinations:  yes

Teaching materials online:  100%

Online coursework:  100%

Teamwork with other students:  yes

Has local study centers:  no

Required to study in local study centers:  n/a

Required to study on campus:  no

International students:  3.2%

Regions where MBA is supported:  All

Estimated Cost*

Semester hours required:  36

Cost per semester hour:  $745

Fees:  $170

Total program cost (estimated):  $26,990

*For your convenience, Best Online MBA has calculated an estimated cost for this program, which is based on information obtained through a survey conducted by Best Online MBA. We try to keep these estimated costs up-to-date, but you should be aware that these prices are subject to change without notice. For accurate prices, you should contact the school directly. When you speak to the school's counselor, please be sure to ask for a full disclosure of all applicable fees.