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A Program Designed for Your Lifestyle

The Elon MBA is structured with your busy schedule in mind. To help manage your professional and personal priorities, you can complete Elon's MBA program at your own pace.

Start the program in the spring or fall, take one class at a time and earn your degree in 33 months, or take two classes at a time and finish in just 21 months. Classes are held one evening per week from 6-9 p.m. so you don't have to take time off from work to get to class. Professors make a point of being accessible -- they are responsive online and often you can even call them at home.

Career Track vs. Fast Track

Set your own pace. Take one class at a time and earn your degree in 33 months, or take two at a time and finish in just 21 months.

Examples of Fast Track vs. Career Track

FAST TRACK

Students set their own individual schedules, determined in part by their foundation course status, desired electives, and summer session attendance. Below is just one way a student could complete the program two classes at a time. This example presumes a fall start, accounting & finance foundation courses completed, attending both summer sessions, and taking entrepreneurship + management as electives. 

Year 1

Fall
MBA 501 Goal Setting & Career Development I (1.5 sh.)
MBA 511 Enhancing Managerial Communications (3 sh.)
MBA 521 Economic Policy & the Global Environment (3 sh.)
Winter
FIN 472 Finance Foundation Course for MBA’s (3 sh.)
MBA 581 International Business (either “in-class” or “study abroad”) (3 sh.)
Spring
ACC 472 Accounting Foundation Course for MBAs (3 sh.)
MBA 565 Project Management (3 sh.)
Summer I
MBA 531 Accounting for Managerial Decisions (3 sh.)
Summer II
MBA 595      TBA Elective (3 sh.)

Year 2

Fall
MBA 541 Marketing Management (3 sh.)
MBA 551 Financial Management (3 sh.)
Winter
MBA 502 Goal Setting & Career Development II (1.5 sh.)
MBA 567 Management Information Systems  
MBA 591 Entrepreneurship elective (3 sh.)
Spring
MBA 562 Management/Leadership (3 sh.)
MBA 585 Strategic Thinking (capstone class) (3 sh.)

CAREER TRACK

Students set their own individual schedules, determined in part by their foundation course status, desired electives, and summer session attendance.  Below is just one way a student could complete the program one class at a time.  This example presumes a fall start, that one or more foundation courses need to be completed (in this case, it assumes that accounting & finance are needed), attending both summer sessions, and taking two analytics electives. 

Year 1

Fall
MBA 501 Goal Setting & Career Development I (1.5 sh.)
MBA 511 Enhancing Managerial Communications (3 sh.)
Winter
MBA 561 Advanced Operations & Supply Chain (3 sh.)
Spring
MBA 521 Economic Policy & the Global Environment (3 sh.)
Summer I
MBA 541 Marketing Management (3 sh.)
Summer II
MBA 595 TBA Elective (4 sh.)

Year 2

Fall
ACC 472 Accounting Foundation Course for MBAs (3 sh.)
Winter
MBA 531  Accounting for Managerial Decisions (3 sh.)
MBA 581 International Business (either “in-class” or “study abroad”) (3 sh.)
Spring
MBA 562       Management/Leadership (3 sh.)
Summer I
FIN 472 Finance Foundation Course for MBA’s (4 sh.)
Summer II
MBA 595      TBA Elective (3 sh.)

Year 3

Fall
MBA 551 Financial Management (3 sh.)
Winter
MBA 502 Goal Setting & Career Development II (1.5 sh.)
MBA 591 Entrepreneurship elective (3 sh.)
Spring
MBA 585 Strategic Thinking (capstone class) (3 sh.)