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MBA Time to Degree

How Long Will It Take Me to Complete My Degree?

The time to completion varies depending upon when a student begins the program and how many credits are taken each semester. Based on full-time study (nine credits) in the fall and spring semesters only, the program length is three years. However, our flexible program puts you in control of your course load, allowing you to determine the pace that best enables you to succeed. For example, a student who has had all foundation courses waived and takes 12 credits per semester can complete their MBA in as little as one year (including summer).

Sample Timeline for Completion

Accelerated Full-Time
(12 credits/semester)
(9 credits/semester)
(6 credits/semester)
All Foundation Courses Waived
(36 credits required)

3 semesters

(approx. 1 year)

4 semesters(approx. 1.5 years)

6 semesters

(approx. 2 years)

Some Foundation Courses Waived
(42 credits required)

4 semesters

(approx. 1.5 years)

5-6 semesters(approx. 2 years)

8 semesters

(approx. 2.5 years)

No Foundation Courses Waived
(51 credits required)

5 semesters

(approx. 2 years)

6-7 semesters(approx. 2 years)

9-10 semesters

(approx. 3 years)

*This is a sample guide. Time approximations include summer semesters. A student’s actual timeline may vary based on classes offered semester by semester, prerequisites required for a specific class, specific waivers earned, and seat availability.

How are courses delivered?

The Monmouth MBA program is designed to work with you and your busy schedule. We are committed to helping students reach their professional goals at their own pace, whether that be through full-time or part-time study. Classes are typically scheduled in the evening, allowing students that work full time the opportunity to continue to grow professionally in and out of the classroom. Courses are mainly delivered in a traditional or hybrid format and are suited for students who prefer in-person instruction.