Striving to “build a community of faith, service, and friendship,” St. John’s University is founded on Catholic and Vincentian traditions. It is accredited by the MSCHE and offers over 160 bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and professional certificate programs, including global and online programs like the Online MBA. Located in Queens, St. John’s University has incredible access to all New York City offers and develops leaders, explorers, and innovators.
The highly-ranked, AACSB-accredited Peter J. Tobin College of Business offers ten undergraduate degrees and online and onsite graduate degree programs. Business students experience an “experiential, entrepreneurial, and global” education that prepares them to be passionate, ethical leaders that make a global impact. They also participate in experiential learning opportunities.
St. John’s University give students many opportunities for business education. The Bachelor of Science degree offers majors in Business, Business Analytics, Risk Management, Actuarial Science, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Management, Marketing, International Management, Risk Management & Insurance. A Fast Track MBA allows an undergraduate and a graduate degree to be obtained in five years.
Graduate studies include a STEM MBA, online MBA, Accounting MBA, and FLEX MBA. The FLEX MBA offers 17 concentrations, including Healthcare Systems, Financial Technology, Marketing Analytics, and Sustainability. There are also Master of Science degrees in Enterprise Risk Management, Accounting, Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Global Management, Risk Management & Risk Analytics, Business Analytics, Risk & Financial Advisory, Actuarial Science, Finance, Marketing Intelligence, and Taxation.
U.S. News & World Report puts the Tobin College of Business in its Best Part-time MBA Programs ranking, along with #7 in Bachelor’s in Risk Management & Insurance, #45 in Best Online Business Programs, and #19 in Online Master’s in Accounting and Online Master’s in Tax. Fortune ranked it #34 in Best Online MBA Programs, and Poets & Quants ranks it #38 in Best Undergraduate Business Schools.
Online MBA Requirements
Online MBA students complete 36 credits that include 24 credits of core courses, three capstone course credits, and nine concentration course credits. It can be completed in three semesters for full-time students and three years for part-time. The flexible structure offering choices of synchronous or asynchronous courses also gives students the option to enroll in some onsite MBA classes.
Core courses are Business Analytics, Financial Management, Managing for Global Success, Risk Management, Global Financial & Managerial Reporting, Industrial Economics, Decisions in Marketing Management, and Law, Ethics & the Principled Path in Business. Online MBA concentrations include Finance, Risk & Financial Advisory, Management, Business Analytics, Interdisciplinary Business, Risk Management, Marketing, Entrepreneurship & Innovation, and Enterprise Risk Management.
Currently, every applicant qualifies for a GMAT/GRE waiver, but admission can be strengthened by a good GMAT/GRE score. It is required for applicants to have a bachelor’s degree and competency in computer use and pre-calculus mathematics. Along with an application, required submissions include a non-refundable application fee, a resume, two letters of recommendation, a statement of professional goals, and official transcripts.