Master of Business Administration (45-hour)

Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

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Our Masters in Business Administration is a Leader among MBA Degrees

Liberty University’s Masters in Business Administration (MBA) degree is leading the way in master level training for those seeking to further their knowledge in business administration. The curriculum for this 100% online program builds on your existing knowledge and experience to grow critical thinking, leadership and management skills. Whether you are seeking to grow in your current role or explore other areas within the business administration field, our program is designed to equip you with the knowledge and training you need.

Why Liberty’s MBA Degree?

Our Masters in Business Administration degree is an industry leader in online MBA programs, taught by business professionals with real-world experience in management and leadership settings. Our MBA is offered completely online, allowing you to remain active in your job, with your family, and in your community without the worry of having to take courses on a campus. Each of our MBA degree cognates are designed to equip you with the tools and skills essential for effective communication, research practices and foundational learning in areas you are passionate about, all necessary to thrive in the business world. Rankings and Awards:

  • Our MBA in Project Management is ranked #3 by for Best Online MBA Degrees
  • Our MBA in Marketing is ranked #5 by on their list of Most Affordable Online Marketing Degrees.
  • Our business school is ranked #8 by as a Top Online Business School. 

Other highlights of the Master in Business Administration degree include:

  • Earning your MBA from a non-profit university whose online programs are ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility sets you apart from others in the field.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs has not increased in three straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university. 
  • This program is ACBSP accredited.
  • Students are able to complete the MBA program in about two years.
  • Networking opportunities with other business leaders in the program from around the country are available to all students.


What are the Benefits of the Masters in Business Administration Online Degree?

  • Increased job opportunities

  • Meet employer requirements for MBA degree

  • Students are able to specialize in multiple key business areas.
  • Opportunities for increased pay in different areas of business administration.

You may also be interested in exploring our master degree in Executive Leadership, Accounting, or Marketing.


Military Benefits

Are you a service member, veteran, military spouse, or Department of Defense employee wanting to pursue a Master’s degree in Business Administration? We are proud to support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts - $275 for graduate (per credit hour)
    • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as an Emergency Responder (less than $625 per course).
  • 8-week courses and eight different start dates each year with no set login times.
  • No application fee for service members or veterans.
  • College credit for military training.

MBA Program Format

  • 100% Online
  • 45 total hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the Master in Business Administration program credit hours may be transferred if approved and allowable.
  • This program falls under the School of Business.

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Potential Career Options

  • Business Development Executive
  • Business Owner
  • Company Executive
  • Organizational Manager

*Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA). Information obtained on September 19, 2017.


Students pursuing a Master in Business Administration degree are required to choose a cognate or choose the 36-hours MBA program. Explore information about each cognate below.