The flexible format of the Evening MBA Program is designed for today's working professional. This program allows students to choose their schedule according to their personal and professional needs. Students may attend classes on a full-time or part-time basis, in the morning or in the evening, on any campus where the MBA is offered. Students may take a quarter off if needed.
All of the core course requirements for the MBA are offered at the
Loop and the Naperville and O'Hare suburban campuses. Required core
courses are offered every quarter at the Loop campus but variably at the
suburban campuses. All requirements are offered at least once each
year at each of these locations.
The General Business concentration is offered at the Naperville and O'Hare suburban campuses. Electives applicable to other
concentrations will be offered variably at the suburban locations but
it may be necessary to travel to Loop campus to complete concentrations
other than General Business.
Core Course Requirements (36 Credit Hours)
Concentrations and Electives
In addition to the required core courses, students have nine
electives (36 credit hours) they can use to take courses in a specific
area of interest. These electives are typically used by students to
select one or more concentrations from among the 35 available that offer the
knowledge, skills, and abilities that best fit the student’s educational
needs and interests. Students with an undergraduate degree in a
business subject area may have fewer required electives.
many students choose to have a specific area of concentration, those who
would like more flexibility in selecting courses may choose the general
business concentration instead. With this option, the student is free
to choose all of their elective courses from several different areas of
study within the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business.
student does not indicate a specific concentration of interest in the
application for admission the student will be assigned to the general
Courses may be waived, i.e., excused without additional course
work required, if the student has previously completed equivalent course
work with a grade of C or better. Professional experience may not be
considered in meeting academic requirements. The interpretation,
evaluation and final decision of course waivers is the prerogative of
the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business.