Our Business Administration Master's Degree Programs

Online Program

Next Start Date: 
August 23, 2021

Join our one-year MBA program and gain the educational background to advance your career, switch industries, or launch your own business. Our program is 100% online, so you can get your degree while you're working or tackling other priorities. We offer a variety of concentrations, including:

  • Strategic Management and Leadership
  • Health Administration


With concentrations in General Business, Health Administration, Hospitality Management, and Insurance, our one-year program is uniquely tailored to professionals interested in these growing industries. 

  • Degree may be completed in 12 months.
  • 100% Online, designed to accommodate full-time working professionals.
  • Students with an undergraduate degree in Business may have up to 6 credit hours waived.
  • 27 hours in core business and nine hours in a choice area of concentration.
  • Classes held over fall, spring and summer sessions.
  • 36 Graduate Credit hours required for graduation.

Program Schedule

MBA Online Program Schedule

Spring 2021

Module 1: Application Deadline - Sunday, December 20, 2020
Class Starts on Monday, January 11, 2021
Class Ends on Friday, February 26, 2021

Module 2: Application Deadline - Monday, March 1, 2021
Class Starts on Monday, March 8, 2021
Class Ends on Tuesday, April 23, 2021

Summer 2021

Module 1: Application Deadline - Monday, April 26, 2020
Class Starts on Monday, May 3, 2021
Class Ends on Saturday, June 19, 2021

Module 2: Application Deadline - Monday, June 21, 2021
Class Starts on Monday, June 28, 2021
Class Ends on Friday, August 13, 2021

"Working full time leaves little room for much else – However, the MBA program at Columbia College has allowed me the opportunity to earn my Master’s in one year with ease and flexibility. Considering classes are held one weekend a month I can complete my Master’s quickly and without the added stress of weekday classes. I am thrilled to see the doors this degree will open once I graduate!"  Emily Smith, '20

After Graduation

Get the competitive edge and enhance your growth potential in the workplace through our MBA program. Graduates have secured positions in Fortune 500 companies and the following major industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments.

  • Healthcare industry
  • Hospitality and tourism
  • Insurance
  • Global business enterprises
  • Entrepreneurship

Business Administration Areas of Study


Certificate Course Requirements

Concentration Overview

  • Strategic Business and Leadership
    This concentration prepares you for a diverse business career along with options to be a leader and entrepreneur. The program provides professionals like you looking to become senior leaders in for-profit or non-profit enterprises with broad-based training across a range of business disciplines.

    This MBA program, thus, provides a broad skillset that prepares you for success in any industry or job function at any time of your career. You will further develop the knowledge you need to effectively manage and lead departments, organizations, including an in-depth exploration of leadership concepts and practices, managing human and other resources, decision-making skills through data analytics, financial management, internationalization of business, marketing, and management.
  • Health Administration
    Immerse yourself in challenging healthcare topics through focused classes about health care operations, health care financial management, and current issues in health care policy and politics. This tailored Health Administration MBA program will set you up for success in a leadership role in a fast-growing, fast-hiring field.