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Master of Business Administration

Shepherd’s MBA is now available both online and face-to-face to match your needs!

About the Program

When you enroll in Shepherd’s MBA program, you will become immersed in a stimulating environment that is diverse, challenging, and focused on both global connections and real-world experiences. Whether you choose the in-person or online option, you’ll hone your business and leadership skills, make lasting connections, and gain a competitive advantage in the job market.


Is this program in-person or online?

Both options are available, and it is your choice! The Shepherd MBA can now be completed in-person at the Shepherdstown campus or 100% online, offering you the ultimate flexibility to earn your degree while fulfilling job and family obligations. Taught by accredited faculty, the program is geared towards providing the skill sets most desired by today’s employers. Learn more about career paths for MBA students here.

What makes Shepherd’s MBA different?

What are the admission requirements?

Learn more about the MBA’s admission requirements. These admissions requirements also apply to the MBA certificate programs.

Admission requirements for the Dual MBA/CSDA degree can be found here.

Are there any prerequisites?

Yes, students must meet three content area prerequisites in accounting, statistics, and economics. These courses must have been taken within the last ten years with a grade of C or higher. Learn more about the required prerequisites on our Admission Requirements page.

What classes would I take?

The MBA program is a 36-credit hour program. All students take 27 credits of core coursework plus 9 hours of electives. Learn more about the MBA curriculum here.

When can I start?

MBA students can begin classes in the fall, spring, or summer semesters. There is no reason to wait: start your climb to your dream career!

How much does the MBA program cost?

In-State an Online tuition for the MBA program is $500 per credit hour for the 2023-2024 school year, plus a graduate program fee of $45/semester for part-time students (less than 9 credits) and $70/semester for full-time students (9 or more credits) and a $15 per credit hour tech fee. Additional fees may apply.  See Shepherd University’s Course Catalog for more information.

How do I apply?

Get started on your dream career today! We make admission decisions on a rolling basis, and you will have your acceptance within 2 weeks of our receipt of all application materials. Fill out the online application to apply. There is a $40 application fee.

Who can I contact with questions?