College of Business

Masters of Business Administration Degree (Online)

You understand how a Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree Online could benefit your career. But with the demands of everyday life, who has the time? Thanks to our fully accredited online Master of Business Administration program, you do. Designed for busy working adults, you can attend class on your schedule from wherever you happen to be. Here, you can earn a graduate degree, maintain your current lifestyle, and move your career forward.

Like others, you may be concerned about the rising cost of earning an MBA. At Northwest University, we offer a tuition lock that ensures your tuition will stay the same for two consecutive years—enough time for most to graduate.

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Top 10 Ranking

Puget Sound Business Journal recently conducted a survey of MBA programs in the state of Washington, listing Northwest University's MBA program in the top 10 for 2017.

Why Choose An Online Master Degree in Business Administration at Northwest University?

Relevant Training

Engage in practical courses that provide you with real-world insight and skills that you can apply right away. Consider global perspectives. Develop relevant management and communication skills. Learn to think critically about the complexities of leadership. Become more competent in your ability to assess, decide, and take action.

Highly Qualified Faculty

You'll learn from professors who know the business world inside and out—entrepreneurs who've actually built and managed businesses themselves. They teach from experience—experience you can put to work for your own business.


Take one course at a time, master it, and then move on to the next course. It's an approach that helps you to balance work and home responsibilities while earning an MBA in less than two years. Also, the GMAT is not required for students who have at least a 3.2 undergraduate GPA and two years of professional employment.

Valuable Concentrations

Enhance the value of your MBA with a concentration in Project Management or Public Safety Administration. Our approach allows you to focus your electives in a critical field without increasing the number of credits required for the degree. You can also join one of our yearly international trips, which can be taken for credit.

Collaborative Environment

Our small class sizes mean you'll be an integral part of a learning community, not just a number. Our cohort model is characterized by the support and openness of a small group of peers who are in the same program as you.

Access to On-Campus Amenities

As an online student, you're one of us. You'll have full access to our library, career services center, cafeterias, and other on-campus amenities.

Concentrations That Matter

Public Safety Administration

This online MBA concentration emphasizes an active learning process, challenging students to consider global perspectives and develop the communication skills needed to be successful in the fields of law enforcement, fire safety, corrections, and other public service-oriented fields.

Project Management

Project Management careers are in high demand. NU's MBA with a focus on Project Management can help you acquire the knowledge and skills you need to gain an edge. This program can help you the same way it helped Nathanael Nienaber and his startup business idea (see story below).

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs

You'll have confidence in the quality of your online education with a degree accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). And our online MBA degree is identical to our on-campus program.

Global Business Accredidation

His startup got its start at NU.

"The MBA classes really helped me through each phase of the startup process for my new business. From project management to leadership classes, I wouldn't be where I am today without them."

— Nathanael Nienaber, Ghostruck

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