• Course Delivery
    76% to 99% Online
  • Total Credits
  • In-State Tuition Per Credit
  • Out of State Tuition Per Credit

Business Administration, MBA

Master of Business Administration

Business administrators handle a companys operational, organizational, and managerial responsibilities. A Master of Business Administration provides training in the theory and practice of business management, and it prepares students to lead an organization's key business operations.

The IU Online Master of Business Administration includes two Kelley Connect Weeks, which are intense academic and networking weeks on the beautiful IU Bloomington campus. During these two weeks, you will have the opportunity to meet your course mates and professors while working on a real-world business case.

You complete your remaining studies online, with coursework in economics, quantitative analysis, accounting, strategic marketing management, operations management, financial management, business planning, information technology, global business, business law, and more. You also undertake an integrative team capstone project that provides an opportunity to actively synthesize what you have learned in the program.

Kelley MBA alumni are highly valued in the marketplace. Recent graduates of the online MBA program experienced an average salary increase of 36 percent, and nearly two-thirds earned a promotion by the time they graduated.

Dual Degree Options

In addition to your MBA, you can earn a Master of Science in finance, global supply chain management, or strategic management, by taking just four additional courses.

Your IU Online MBA prepares you for such careers as:

  • Business operations manager 
  • Product manager 
  • Logistics manager 
  • Sports manager 
  • Management analyst 
  • Market research analyst 
  • Health information manager 
  • Financial analyst 
  • Human resource manager 
  • Information technology manager 

Degree Requirements

To graduate with the MBA, you must complete a total of 51 credit hours.

Requirements are broken down as follows:

  • Business administration core courses (39 credit hours) 
  • Business administration elective courses (12 credit hours) 


  • BUKD-C 520Quantitative Analysis3 Credits
  • BUKD-C 521Accounting3 Credits
  • BUKD-C 522Information Technology 3 Credits
  • BUKD-C 530Economics3 Credits
  • BUKD-C 540Financial Management 3 Credits
  • BUKD-C 560Strategic Management and Business Planning 3 Credits
  • BUKD-C 561Global Business 3 Credits
  • BUKD-C 562Developing Strategic Capabilities 3 Credits
  • BUKD-C 570Strategic Marketing Management 3 Credits
  • BUKD-C 580Operations Management 3 Credits
  • BUKD-LAW1Business Law Requirement 3 Credits
  • BUKD-U 702Organization Designs for Strategic Advantage 3 Credits
  • BUKD-X 503Topics in Directed Business Interaction1.5 Credits
  • BUKD-X 513Topics in Directed Business Analysis 1.5 Credits

Tuition & Fees

Cost for Indiana Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $1330.00
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $3990.00
Cost for Out of State Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $1330.00
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $3990.00

-Rate is determined by program of enrollment.

-Additional fees will apply.

What's it like to take a program online?

  • Earn a quality education

    With more than 120 online degree programs to choose from, Indiana University gives you the opportunity to receive a top-quality education when you want it, where you want it. The faculty who teach our online courses are the same exceptional faculty who teach those courses on our campuses. Whether you're looking for an undergraduate education or want to continue advancing your career with a graduate degree, IU Online’s degree program options have something for everyone.

  • Flexibility

    Online learning gives you the flexibility and freedom to attend your classes whenever and wherever is most convenient for you. You can save time and money by being able to continue to work and by avoiding relocation or travel costs. You will be required to complete assignments in a certain timeframe, but in most instances, you can log in and complete coursework during the time of day that works best for you. Classes aren't tied to a certain time or day.

  • Service you expect from a leading University

    Online learners at Indiana University have access to the same student services available to on-campus students. We're committed to providing you with the quality educational experience students have come to expect and desire from Indiana University, without needing to make sacrifices to the other commitments in your life.