Advance as a Leader

St. Edward’s University’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) positions students to excel as agile and dynamic leaders through flexible course delivery that adapts to you. Working professionals can take the entire course sequence online or visit our campus in Austin and take in-person sessions on select weekends.

Students will learn to manage and lead through effective communication and collaboration, use quantitative data to develop business opportunities, analyze the local and global environment to formulate solutions, apply critical thinking to integrate business goals with social responsibility, and leverage technology in all areas of business.

* We also offer accelerated options for students who wish to complete the program in as few as 12 months.

Program Details

Program Format:


Credit Hours:


Transfer Credit:

Up to 9

Estimated Completion Time:

12-24 months*



An MBA is a globally recognized, highly valued degree, which can be a great way to increase your employability and job security.

to You

The flexible MBA offers 7 unique concentrations as well as stackable certifications, both of which allow you to customize your program to your career goals.

and Work

Want to go back to school and continue to work? With our program, you can earn your master’s degree in 12-24 months while working full-time with both standard and accelerated schedules.


St. Edward’s location in tech-hub Austin, Texas means taking advantage of local and state connections. You’ll join an energetic and well-connected network of classmates, faculty, and alumni.

Program Curriculum and Courses

The flexible MBA is a 36-credit hour program designed to be completed in 12-24 months while working full-time. Curriculum covers core business topics such as accounting, finance, marketing, big data and data analytics but also allows students the ability to specialize in one of seven concentrations. The St. Edward’s MBA is flexible, approachable, and designed for students to choose an experience that works best for them.

Courses are a blend of live online sessions and asynchronous coursework, providing flexibility to students while still allowing them to get to know their classmates and grow their professional networks. All courses are taught by St. Edward’s University’s world class faculty who are committed to your success.

  • Core Course Accounting for Managers
  • Core Course Finance for Managers
  • Core Course Big Data, Business Intelligence and Analytics
  • Core Course Strategies in Operations Management
  • Core Course Managing Dynamic Organizations
  • Core Course Innovation and Disruption Management
  • Core Course Social Responsibility of Business
  • Core Course Marketing Management in a Digital Environment
  • Core Course Management Consulting/Global Project (Capstone)

Concentration Areas

There are 12 total courses: 9 required Core MBA Courses and 3 courses from a Concentration of your choice. To meet your career goals and help set you apart in a competitive environment, the flexible MBA program offers seven different concentration areas:

  • Corporate Governance
  • Digital Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Global Business
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Small Business Management

The program culminates with a Final Project Capstone designed as a real-world consulting project.


Applicants for the Master of Business Administration must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university. Our flexible MBA is accessible to all students from a variety of academic backgrounds. Students without prior education in business may require some foundational business courses, at no additional charge, which can be taken through St. Edward’s University.

The GMAT, GRE and/or other standardized admissions tests are not required. However, foreign applicants may be required to submit scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) to demonstrate English language proficiency needed to successfully complete the program.”

Supplementary materials for the application include your current resume, personal statement expressing your interest and goals for the program and transcripts from all institutions previously attended.