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  • Drexel’s Online MBA Program

    Master of Science in Business Administration

    The Drexel LeBow Online MBA is a highly customizable degree designed to equip you with problem-solving and leadership skills that can be applied across a variety of different industries.

    Our flexible curriculum allows you to master the fundamentals of business, identify leadership strengths, and think strategically using quantitative data, all while maintaining your busy schedule and earning your degree on your own time. Drexel University’s world-renowned faculty will help you develop and utilize these skills immediately in the workplace.

    The program can be completed in as little as 18 months or up to five years.

    Program Features

    • Highly Customizable
      Customize your learning experience to your interests and career goals through concentrations, graduate minors, and dual degree programs
    • Hands-On Experience
      Take advantage of multiple residency options and networking opportunities, as well as case simulations and portfolio projects
    • Well Respected
      The Drexel LeBow Online MBA is ranked as one of the top 20 online MBA programs in the world by Financial Times and is AACSB-accredited

    Drexel University offers a variety of Graduate Minors that can be added to any master's degree program.
    State restrictions may apply to some programs.


    This program is organized into four 10-week quarters per year (as opposed to the traditional two semester system) which means you can take more courses in a shorter time period. One semester credit is equivalent to 1.5 quarter credits.

    Accelerated Plan of Study

    MGMT 530 Managing & Leading the Total Enterprise 2.0
    ACCT 510 Essentials of Financial Reporting 2.0
    ORGB 510 Leading in Dynamic Environments 2.0
    FIN 601 Corporate Financial Management 3.0
    MGMT 510 Business Problem Solving 3.0
    ECON 601 Managerial Economics 3.0
    MGMT 530 Managing & Leading the Total Enterprise 2.0
    STAT 510 Introduction to Statistics for Business Analytics 2.0
    BLAW 510 Legal Options in Decision Making 1.0
    MGMT 520 Strategy Analysis 2.0
    Experiential Elective 3.0
    Elective 3.0
    ORGB 520 Leading High-Performance Teams 1.0
    POM 510 Operations and Supply Chain Management 2.0
    MKTG 510 Marketing Strategy 2.0
    Elective 3.0
    Elective 3.0
    Elective 3.0
    Elective 3.0
    ORGB 530 Career and Professional Development 1.0
    MGMT 770 MBA Capstone 2.0
    Elective 3.0

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    Admissions Criteria

    • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a GPA of at least 3.0. No specific undergraduate major is required. Degrees earned abroad must be deemed equivalent to a U.S. bachelor's.

    Required Documents

    With multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our Completing Your Application Guide.

    • A completed application
    • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended
      • Unofficial transcripts may be sent to expedite the review of your application, however if you are accepted into the program, official transcripts must be received before the beginning of classes
    • Two professional letters of recommendation
      • The letters should speak to your performance and accomplishments, and attest to your ability to succeed within the program
    • Resume - Quality and quantity of professional experience will be evaluated
    • Essay
      • This personal statement (approximately 500 words) should describe in detail your reasons for pursuing a graduate degree from LeBow College, your short-term and long-term career plans, and how your background, experience, interests, and/or values, when combined with a Drexel graduate degree, will enable you to pursue those goals successfully.
    • GMAT score of at least 570
      • GMAT exam is waived for those who hold terminal degrees such as a JD, MD, PhD, or DDS
      • The GRE is also accepted in lieu of the GMAT, with scores of at least 153 in both verbal and quantitative reasoning, or a score of at least 1170 on the old test.
      • You may petition for a GMAT or GRE waiver if you:
        • have a minimum of three years of professional experience in a management or management-track position
        • have demonstrated consistent career progression throughout your career
        • can demonstrate strong quantitative skills
      • GMAT or GRE waiver requests should be submitted in writing to applyDUonline@drexel.edu and convey how you meet those three requirements
    • Additional requirements for International Students

    Transfer and Waiver of Credits

    Qualified students may request consideration for up to 16 credits in course waivers or transfer credits based on prior academic coursework or professional designations (i.e. certifications). View the complete policy.


    The tuition rate for the academic year 2018-2019 is $1306 per credit.

    • This program is eligible for Financial Aid.
    • Special tuition rates available for Drexel University AlumniMilitary members, and members of our Partner Organizations.
      • These rates apply only to new online students and students being readmitted.
      • All students must contact applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify.
      • Special rates cannot be combined. If you qualify for more than one special rate, you'll be given the one with the largest savings.
      • When receiving special tuition plans with Drexel University Online, you may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University.

    Academic scholarships are available.

    Program Rankings

    The Drexel LeBow Online MBA is top-ranked with the following higher education and business publications:

    U.S. News and World Report

    Financial Times

    CEO Magazine Global MBA Rankings

    Quacquarelli Symonds Limited (QS) Distance Online MBA Ranking

    Academic Calendar

    2017-2018 Academic Year


    Classes Begin

    Classes End

    Exams Begin

    Exams End

    Fall 2017

    September 25, 2017

    December 9, 2017

    December 11, 2017

    December 16, 2017

    Winter 2018

    January 8, 2018

    March 17, 2018

    March 19, 2018

    March 24, 2018

    Spring 2018

    April 2, 2018

    June 9, 2018

    June 11, 2018

    June 15, 2018

    Summer 2018

    June 25, 2018

    September 1, 2018

    September 4, 2018

    September 8, 2018


    2018-2019 Academic Year


    Classes Begin

    Classes End

    Exams Begin

    Exams End

    Fall 2018

    September 24, 2018

    December 8, 2018

    December 10, 2018

    December 15, 2018

    Winter 2019

    January 7, 2019

    March 16, 2019

    March 18, 2019

    March 23, 2019

    Spring 2019

    April 1, 2019

    June 8, 2019

    June 10, 2019

    June 14, 2019

    Summer 2019

    June 24, 2019

    August 31, 2019

    September 3, 2019

    September 7, 2019

    Apply today for the Drexel’s Online MBA Program

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