FAST FACTS: Master of Business Administration (MBA)
*Tuition rates are subject to change. Additional fees and costs for course materials may apply. Total program cost and completion time varies depending on transfer credits and individual program plans.
St. Scholastica's MBA program has been ranked among the 10 largest MBA programs in Minnesota by Twin Cities Business Magazine and the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal.
Our MBA program is designed for students who want to expand their knowledge base in all areas of business, incorporating an array of technical, writing, research, management and interpersonal skills. Students in our program benefit from:
We offer a variety of capstone and final project options, providing each student the opportunity to apply the knowledge they have gained in the program in a way that fits with their strengths. Our students can chose to attend a global capstone seminar, compose an academic thesis or complete a faculty-directed project.
The MBA program is offered in a blended format. Coursework is completed through a combination of accelerated evening classes in Duluth, St. Paul and St. Cloud and various online learning environments. Online learning may include 100 percent online classes delivered via Blackboard, courses delivered via video conferencing and/or portions of an evening course delivered online.
The program will start each fall in Duluth, St. Paul and St. Cloud and every spring in Duluth and St. Paul. We know the value that a robust learning community provides to the educational experience, so we strive to obtain an optimal-sized learning community of 20 students per start. If we are not able to reach our ideal number of students, the program start may be delayed.
"The classes I took for my MBA definitely helped my critical thinking skills as well as my public speaking skills, which are crucial to success in my current position."
– Amanda Henke, Co-owner Annie B's Popcorn and Caramels
"The MBA program is exceptional. I've learned a lot of valuable information, made many new connections and friends and advanced my career. It has provided me with the knowledge, tools and confidence to tackle challenging issues. I use what I've learned every day."
– Greg Ruberg, Administrator, Lake View Hospital
"I have a high degree of respect for the professors at Scholastica. Everyone was very approachable and had our best interests at heart. Their background, experiences and expertise was great! They taught me to think critically, ask questions and how to deal with a variety of corporate challenges in an effective way."
– Marisa Krueger, Director, National Broker and Consultant Relations team, UnitedHealthcare
"The St. Scholastica MBA program is the right fit for the professional pursuing an advanced degree. Between online courses and classroom, professors drive intellectual thought and discussion which weigh in on real-life experiences."
– Phil Martin RN, BSN, MBA, Director, Centracare Heart and Vascular Center