Business Administration

Program Summary

The MBA program at NIU enhances your leadership skills, challenges you to think strategically, and expand your professional network. The NIU MBA experience is a great investment; choose one of the five unique program formats to fit your personal and professional schedule.

Graduate Catalog Program Information

Program-specific Admission Information and Requirements

Affiliated College: College of Business

Degree(s) Offered: MBA

Program Types:

  • Executive MBA - fall admit only
  • One-Year (Chicago) MBA - fall admit only
  • One-Year (Hoffman Estates area) MBA - spring admit only
  • Online MBA
  • Global MBA

Program Requires GMAT: Yes, for the Online MBA and Global MBA; however, waiver considered following review of academic degree documents and professional experience.

Letters of Recommendation: 2

University Requirements

Application Deadlines

All application materials must be received by the appropriate deadline below to ensure priority consideration.

Term Internationals Living Abroad Applicants Residing in the U.S. Priority Consideration
Fall May 1 July 15 July 15
Spring October 1 December 10 December 10
Summer N/A June 1 June 1

Online MBA

Term Deadline
Fall July 15
Spring December 10

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Contact Us

MBA Program
Program website
mba@niu.edu
815-753-1245

Online MBA Program
833-358-1715
niuonline@niu.edu

Assistant to the Dean, MBA Program
Anthony Preston
815-753-6177
apreston@niu.edu

Application Contact
Burim Ramadani
bramadani@niu.edu
815-753-0257

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