National University Online MBA


  • 100% Online
  • National University is San Diego’s largest private nonprofit university.
  • Year-Round Enrollment
  • Gaining the knowledge and skills students need to successfully manage organizations in the ever-changing business environment.
  • Learn relevant management skills in both domestic and global business settings, effective team building, quantitative and qualitative decision-making, and creative problem-solving skills that students can immediately apply in their professional life.


  • Program can be completed in as few as 12 months.
  • Students can Choose one of seven specializations and design the program based on their career goals.
  • Take one course in a one-month format or three courses in a three-month format.
  • Upon enrollment, students are assigned a faculty mentor for support.
  • Program includes small classes and opportunities to work closely with faculty.

Program Requirements

  • To receive an Online MBA degree, students must complete 54-63 quarter units of graduate credit.
  • A total of 13.5 quarter units of equivalent graduate work may be granted if completed with a grade of “B” or better (3.0 GPA) at another regionally accredited institution, as it applies to this degree and provided the units were not used in earning another advanced degree.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Evaluate the systems and processes used throughout an organization including the planning, decision-making, group dynamics, innovation, production, supply chain, operations, technologies, marketing and distribution, and management.
  • Demonstrate leadership ability and management skills within an environment of change to meet the objectives of the stakeholders of the organization.
  • Evaluate the forces in the global business environment, including social responsibility, sustainability, ethics, and the risk and opportunities associated with operating within a multi-cultural, business environment.
  • Apply economic models, accounting principles, statistical techniques, and financial theories, analysis, and reporting in business decision-making.
  • Design alternatives to solve business problems utilizing quantitative analysis, critical thinking, and sound ethical decision making.
  • Formulate strategies and policies utilizing environmental and resources assessment, and integrating various functions to achieve the mission and objectives of the organization.

U.S News and Report Ranking

  • Ranked Number 204 in Best Online MBA Programs.
  • Overall Score 50/100

Acceptance Rate

  • 100%

Financial Aid and Scholarships

  • Students may be eligible for financial aid, including grants, loans, and scholarships, to help defer or delay tuition costs and related expenses.
  • These resources will help you bridge the gap between your education and your financial resources.

Admission Requirements

  • Business-related undergraduate course work requirement.
  • TOEFL required for international students.
  • Undergraduate institution.
  • Undergraduate GPA.

Tuition and Fees

Course LevelCost per Quarter Unit4.5 Quarter Unit Course
600 & 700$442$1,989