Andrews University Online Master of Business Administration

Why Andrews University? 

Andrews University recruits applicants for its online Master of Business Administration degree program. This small private Seventh-Day adventist university in Berrien Springs, Michigan administers the program through its School of Business Administration.

Applicants with a bachelor’s degree in business can waive up to 13 credits of coursework. A minimum GPA of 2.6 is expected. Applicants must submit GMAT results.

 Program Snapshot

University Name Andrews University
Location Berrien Springs
State MI Grade A-
Name of Degree Master of Business Administration
School or Department Administering Program School of Business Administration
Credits 46
Cost per credit $587.00
Tuition for Entire Program $27,002.00
Test Requirements GMAT
Minimum GPA 2.6
Prerequisite Courses and Skills Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree in business can waive up to 13 credits
Campus Visit Required? no
Typical Time to Complete 2 years
When Can Students Start the Program? Fall
Program Concentrations
  • Healthcare/Hospital Management
  • Finance
  • General Management
Synchronous classes both
Required Courses
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Organizational Behavior & Leadership
  • Christian Ethics, Service & Society
  • Strategic Management(Capstone Course)
  • Managerial Economics
  • Financial Management
  • Strategic Marketing Management
  • 4 elective courses
Does the Program Include a Capstone? yes
Does the program include a practicum or internship? no
Other Features that Make the Program Unique Prepares students for careers in business, government and non-profit organizations; integrates business concepts with Christian ethical principles; dual degree available with social work 
Program Description This degree requires 46 credits of coursework. Students complete a capstone course to consolidate and extend the knowledge learned throughout the program. There is no internship or practicum requirement. Most students complete the program within 2 years. 3 concentration areas are offered: Healthcare/Hospital Management, Finance and General Management. The curriculum emphases sound judgment and decision-making within Christian ethics. 


What will I Learn?

The curriculum emphasizes a Christian worldview underpinned by core ethical decision-making strategies. Students apply these habits and practices in courses covering the psychological aspects of business administration such as Organizational Behavior and Leadership and Christian Ethics, Service and Society. Students are also equipped with advanced technical skills in courses in Managerial Accounting, Managerial Economics, and Financial Management. Special skills related to marketing are covered in Strategic Marketing Management. Students consolidate their personal approaches to management in the Strategic Management Capstone. 

Students take four elective courses, which include courses leading to a concentration area. The available concentration are: Healthcare/Hospitality Management, Finance, or General Management. 

How much will the program cost?

The program costs $587.00 per credit, and 46 credits are required. The total cost of the degree is just over $27,000.00 for the entire degree. Most students take two years to finish their studies.

How does the program fit into my life?

Courses can be taught synchronously, which means that students attend online classes at the same time as their teacher and peers. 
Certain courses may be taught asynchronously, which means that students are not forced to attend an online class at specific time, but rather complete online exercises on their own time. 
Video lectures, group discussions, practice exercises, and other activities may be included in online resources. 
There is no need to visit the campus. 
Students can begin the program in the fall.
Students finish the program in two years. 
The majority of students complete their studies full-time.


The online MBA program at this Seventh Day Adventist university will be attractive to adherents of that faith, as well as others interested in a Christian-inflected approach to business education. The program integrates ethical thinking throughout to prepare students for responsible leadership positions. Applicants will be attracted to the school’s affordability. The concentration in Healthcare/Hospitality Management is distinctive. Some potential students may also be drawn to the opportunity to pursue the MBA concurrently with a master’s degree in Social Work at the same university.