Accelerate your career with an MBA that adapts to you.
Deepen your expertise in business leadership and management. The MBA at St. Edward’s covers core business topics such as accounting, finance, marketing, big data, and data analytics, while also allowing students the ability to specialize in one of seven concentrations that will set you apart in a competitive business environment.
Meeting the Needs of Austin's Business Community
Students in the MBA program balance jobs and extracurricular activities with coursework that fits their schedules — in small classes taught by professors with both academic and business experience.
St. Edward’s MBA focuses on entrepreneurial thinking, social enterprise, innovation, global collaboration, and business analytics. Students will learn to manage and lead through effective communication and collaboration, use quantitative data to develop business opportunities, analyze the local and global environment to formulate solutions, apply critical thinking to integrate business goals with social responsibility, leverage technology in all areas of business to improve outcomes.
We offer flexible options to fit your needs. The MBA can be taken 100% online, with the option to visit campus three times per 7 week module. Our location in Austin allows MBA students to immerse themselves in the St. Edward’s network, in one of the trendiest cities in technology and entrepreneurship.
In addition to the MBA, students can also pursue certificates in Management, Business Finance, and Operations Logistics.
For detailed descriptions, please request a Program Overview.
The flexible MBA is delivered online with options to attend sessions on campus. It is a 36 credit hour program designed to be completed in 24 months. We also offer accelerated options for students who wish to complete the program in as few as 12 months. There are 12 total courses: 9 required Core MBA Courses and 3 courses from a Concentration of your choice. The program culminates with a Final Project Capstone designed as a real-world consulting project.
Accounting for Managers
Finance for Managers
Big Data, Business Intelligence and Analytics
Strategies in Operations Management
Managing Dynamic Organizations
Innovation and Disruption Management
Social Responsibility of Business
Marketing Management in a Digital Environment
Management Consulting/Global Project (Capstone)
Students will take three courses in one of the below concentrations:
Operations and Supply Chain Management
Small Business Management
The MBA focuses on entrepreneurial thinking, social enterprise, innovation, global collaboration, and business analytics – key competencies that industry leaders tell us they need. Students will learn to:
- Manage and lead through effective communication and collaboration.
- Use quantitative data to develop business opportunities in a dynamic world.
- Analyze the local and global environment to formulate business solutions.
- Apply critical reasoning to integrate business goals with corporate social responsibility.
- Leverage technology in all areas of business to improve outcomes.
Take advantage of the connections that The Bill Munday School of Business has with both young and established Austin organizations in order to build your network. During the culminating Capstone experience, students will work with local and global organizations on a consulting project that addresses their strategic business needs. Austin has quickly established itself as a technology hotbed, fueled by companies such as Dell, Facebook, Google, Oracle, Tesla, IBM, Apple, and Amazon. Trendsetting events like South by Southwest (SXSW) and Austin City Limits have further transformed Austin into a special place with unlimited appeal.
|Spring Even||Summer Even||Fall Even||Spring Odd||Summer Odd||Fall Odd||Frequency|
|MBA Core Courses|
|ACCT 6315 Accounting for Managers||X||X||X||X||Fall and Spring only|
|FINC 6317 Finance for Managers||X||X||X||X||Spring and Summer only|
|MGMT 6328 Innovation and Disruption Management||X||X||X||X||X||Alternating semesters|
|MGMT 6330 Big Data, Business Intelligence and Analytics||X||X||X||Alternating semesters|
|MGMT 6332 Strategies in Operations Management||X||X||X||X|
|MGMT 6334 Managing Dynamic Organizations||X||X||X||X||X||X||Every semester|
|MGMT 6336 Social Responsibility of Business||X||X||X||Every semester|
|MKTG 6315 Marketing Management in a Digital Environment||X||X||X||X||Fall and spring only|
|MBA Elective Courses|
|FINC 6304 Global Finance||X||X||Alternating springs|
|FINC 6316 Financial Statement Analysis||X||X||Fall only|
|FINC 6320 Valuation||X||X||X||Summer only|
|FINC 6322 Corporate Governance||X||Alternating springs|
|MGMT 6341 Digital Law and Policy||X||X||X||Alternating semesters|
|MGMT 6343 Managing Technology Change||X||X||X||Alternating semesters|
|MGMT 6345 Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century||X||X||X||Alternating semesters|
|MGMT 6352 Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management||X||X||Fall only|
|MGMT 6354 Global Purchasing and Sourcing Management||X||X||X||Spring only|
|MGMT 6356 Decision Support Models for Supply Chains||X||X||Summer only|
|MGMT 6323 Business Negotiations||X||X||Fall only|
|MKTG 6325 Managing Social Media||X||X||Alternating semesters|
|MBA Capstone Courses|
|GBUS 6350 MBA Global Capstone||X||X||X||Fall and spring only|
|MGMT 6350 MBA Capstone||X||X||X||X||Fall and spring only|
On-Campus Class Schedule
Classes meet on Saturdays three times during each 7-week course, with all other coursework delivered online.
First 7 Weeks
Second 7 Weeks
First 7 Weeks
Second 7 Weeks
First 7 Weeks
Second 7 Weeks
The university’s flexible MBA is accessible to all students with a variety of academic backgrounds. Those without prior education in business may require foundational courses, which can be taken through St. Edward’s University. You can learn more by speaking with an enrollment counselor.
How To Apply
All applicants for the MBA must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. The GRE and/or other standardized admissions tests are not required for admission. International applicants may be required to submit a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score to demonstrate English proficiency.
To start an application, follow these steps:
- Edward’s University application for admission. The admissions application for the online MBA can be completed online here https://stedwards.elluciancrmrecruit.com/admissions/pages/welcome.aspx. You will need to create and validate an account before beginning the application.
- Official transcripts from all institutions attended. St. Edward’s University prefers transcripts to be submitted electronically. If your undergraduate institution does not provide electronic transcripts, please have official transcripts mailed to: St. Edward’s University Office of Admissions 3001 South Congress Austin, TX 78704-6489.
- Submit a personal statement. Please use the personal statement to describe your background and interests and to explain why you wish to pursue your online MBA Please also include some information on your post-graduation goals.
- Additional Requirements for International Students or permanent resident applicants. Foreign applicants may be required to submit scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) to demonstrate proficiency in English sufficient to successfully complete the program.
The Bill Munday School of Business at St. Edward’s University uses a rolling admissions process to evaluate each candidate. Applicants can usually expect to be contacted within two business days of their finalized application regarding next steps, and the Admissions Committee should make their decision within two weeks.