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MBA in Management

Get an MBA in Management

An MBA in Management helps you fulfill your leadership and career advancement goals. Our MBA program in management teaches you how to lead your organization to success through effectively managing people and processes. We combine our deep ethical foundations as Chicago's oldest Catholic university with our highly-qualified professors' business knowledge and practice insights to support your career advancement and personal growth. Our AACSB accreditation is recognized worldwide and evidences the high quality of the SXU MBA in Management program.



In-Person and Online


1 year to 20 months (depending upon schedule)


30 Credit Hours

important Dates

Start Dates
Fall I - Monday August 26, 2024
Fall II - Monday October 21, 2024
Spring I - Monday January 13, 2025
Spring II - Monday March 17, 2025



Tuition Per Credit Hour: $750
Credit Hours to Complete: 30
Approximate Cost: $22,500


About the Program

An MBA from the Graham School of Management can give you a true competitive advantage in today's highly competitive job market. GSM prepares you with rigorous academics, experiential learning, a global perspective and unparalleled access to the Chicago business community. You will also gain access to an impressive network of over 40,000+ alumni, mentors and recruiters.

If you want to stand out to future employers and take your career to the next level, now is the time to begin your MBA from one of Chicago's most affordable AACSB accredited MBA programs. The courses are taught by academics as well as industry practitioners including mid to high level managers and specialists in the field.

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With a variety of classes available, you'll be exposed to the following from your first day in the program:

  • Development of your career as a life-long learner cognizant of the interactions between business and society.
  • A deep understanding of global business trends, which provide the foundation for astute analysis of history, present environmental scanning and future strategic opportunities and threats.
  • Outstanding networking opportunities throughout Chicagoland, the US and globally.
  • Increased skills in accessing high-quality knowledge sources and their application to real-world business problems.
  • Personal improvement such as highly-confident writing, mindful reading, and perceptive analytical skills.
  • Leadership development focused on 21st Century economic realities.

Goal #1 (Communication Skills): Graduates apply effective communication using business knowledge.

  • 1.1 Ability to leverage appropriate technology(ies) to communicate business findings or solutions in a written or oral format.
  • 1.2 Ability to demonstrate an awareness of interpersonal differences and collaborate with others.

Goal #2 (Analytical Problem Solving): Graduates demonstrate the ability to analyze complex situations, utilizing appropriate quantitative methods and technology.

  • 2.1 Ability to perform analysis related to complex business problems using quantitative methods and appropriate technological tools.
  • 2.2 Ability to apply business knowledge to real-world scenarios to create solutions to business problems.

Goal #3 Graduates understand ethical principles and social responsibility.

  • 3.1: Ability to understand ethical principles and frameworks, and apply them in a business context to propose ethical solutions.
  • 3.2: Evaluate the societal impact of organizational activities on environmental and social sustainability.

Why should prospective students choose SXU for their degree?

  • The courses, developed by top management academics and industry professionals with managerial experience, deliver in-demand management knowledge and skills.
  • Small class sizes allow for close interaction with your professors and student colleagues.
  • You will develop the habit of life-long learning, and be ready to be a skilled manager in any industry
  • Saint Xavier University's core values of service, integrity, and excellence, critically important in industry, support your development as an asset to your employer and community.

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Other MBA Options

Earn your general MBA degree or choose one of the different majors of focus within the Master of Business Administration program.


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