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Online Master of Business Administration Degree Program


The Master of Business Administration Online program (MBA) integrates the sophisticated academic world, the practical and technologically dependent career world, and the eternal world of Christian faith into a business curriculum that fits into your busy life. Belhaven, an accredited online university, aims to develop in students that rare level of discernment so much in demand, both globally and locally.

Master of Business Administration students develop the above qualities through an intense program that both advocates high academic standards and validates the Christian values to which the University, the School of Business Administration, and each faculty member are totally committed.

MBA program classes are offered in manageable, eight week "terms." Project Team activities within each course enhance the learning process and the development of problem-solving skills, while forming the essential quality of teamwork.

Master of Business Administration Curriculum Summary

Course #Course NameCredits
MBA601 Introduction to Graduate Education 3
MBA624 Ethical Problems in Business 3
MBA640 Organizational Behavior 3
MBA615 Business Foundations 3
MBA643 Financial Analysis 3
MBA682 Principles of Executive Leadership 3
MBA646 The Legal Environment of Business 3
MBA658 Managerial Economics 3
MBA664 Marketing Management 3
MBA688 Business in a Global Environment 3
MBA686 Strategic Leadership 3
MBA687 Strategic Planning 3


Students who desire to pursue a MBA may already know the field they intend to work in, and will benefit from the opportunity to add a concentration to the core MBA. These concentrations lengthen the program by six hours, and allow students to gain additional information that will enhance their education and future careers.

The Leadership concentration allows students to look in-depth at leadership topics through the guidance of experienced faculty who will assist them in handling leadership situations. The courses provide a focused study of situations that arise while leading others.

MBA Online with Leadership Concentration Curriculum Summary

The Sports Administration concentration is designed for students who would like an MBA but are interested in the field of Sports Administration. Experienced and knowledgeable faculty will assist students throughout the Sports Administration courses. The courses provide a focused study of issues and topics related to the management of sports programs.

MBA Online with Sports Administration Concentration Curriculum Summary

The Human Resources concentration allows students to look into and experience the field of Human Resources. The courses will have a heavy focus on the study and application of human resource principles. Students will explore areas of study that include employee relations, compensation and benefits, and look at current issues in the field.

MBA Online with Human Resources Concentration Curriculum Summary

The Health Administration concentration is designed for students who would like an MBA but are interested in the field of Health Administration. The program allows students to examine, through the guidance of experienced faculty, the field of Health Administration. The courses provide a focused study of issues within the complex world of healthcare.

MBA Online with Health Administration Concentration Curriculum Summary

Course Descriptions

See Online College Catalogue for Master of Business Administration course descriptions.

Admission Information

As you apply for admission to Belhaven University, you can use this checklist to assist you in the process. Each item required is necessary to apply, be accepted and register at the college. If you have any questions about admission, please contact us at 844-848-0900 or

Steps to apply:


    • Provide a professional resume showing two years of significant full-time work experience. Full time military enlistment will be considered in lieu of work experience.
    • A bachelor's degree from a regionally-accredited college or university is required. Submit an official transcript from your undergraduate degree granting institution and official transcripts from institutions where you have completed graduate coursework. Up to 6 hours of accredited graduate work may be transferred if a B or better has been earned in each course. A 2.8 cumulative GPA from undergraduate work is required for admission or 9 hours of graduate work with a B in each course. Download the Transcript Request Form. See Transferability of Credit Notice.
    • Transcript must show successful completion (with a grade of C or better) of college algebra or a higher mathematics course.
    • Proficiency in the English language as demonstrated by at least two years of successful academic work at the college or university level in the United States or by a minimum score of 550 paper-based or 79 internet-based on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)


    • A veteran who wishes to be assessed for military credit or who will use veteran benefits must submit a copy of Form DD214 and/or DD295 to Belhaven University.

    • Applicants who do not meet the regular admission requirements, but show the potential for success in the M.B.A. program, may be admitted on a conditional basis. The student should submit an essay and 2 letters of recommendation for review by the program committee.
    • Students admitted on a conditional basis to the M.B.A. program must earn a 3.00 grade point average on the first six semester hours of graduate work in order to continue in the program.