The MBA program online delivered by the Whitman School prepares you to thrive in a world of accelerating change. Through a curriculum built to reflect real-world business trends — and continually updated to adapt to the evolving business landscape — you will gain the skills you need to be an effective leader and tackle tomorrow’s business challenges no matter where you are in your career.
The 54-credit online MBA curriculum, which can be completed in as little as 24 months, reflects our commitment to keeping up with current and future business trends. That means continually evolving and refreshing content in our courses.
Our flexible curriculum empowers you to tailor your MBA experience based on your career interests by choosing from six specializations , including Accounting, Business Analytics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Marketing Management, and Supply Chain Management.
The College of Law and the Whitman School have also launched the nation’s first online joint J.D./MBA degree program. Learn more about the groundbreaking J.D./MBA program.
Online Student Experience
Our online MBA program is designed to help you build lasting relationships, learn from the same faculty who teach on campus and apply new skills in real-time. Through live online classes offered at flexible times, you will network with diverse professionals while working to solve complex business challenges.
Outside of the classroom, you have access to a support team that includes a student success advisor, academic advisor and career coach — all with the goal of empowering your Orange business career.
During the program, MBA students attend three in-person residencies where they explore timely topics in the evolving business landscape.
These hands-on, weekend conference-style experiences empower students to dive deeper into emerging business trends while participating in workshops and meeting classmates, faculty and prominent business leaders.
- Whitman Challenge
- Business of (Industry)
- Skill Building
- Emerging Trends
Past in-person residencies have been hosted in business hubs such as New York City, Denver, Hong Kong and Munich. In contrast, recent residencies have focused on how businesses have adapted during the pandemic.
World-Class Orange Faculty
Whitman faculty bring years of experience to close-knit, 20-person classes that promote engaging group discussions. Each professor is committed to providing a customized approach to class exercises where students address complex business scenarios and prepare for tomorrow's business challenges.
Meet some of the professors who teach in our MBA program online.
AT A GLANCE
Four entry times per year: Jan., April, July, Oct.
The MBA Program can be completed in as little as 24 months.
Classes are offered six days a week, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET, and all coursework and live classes are accessible via our full-service mobile app.
The online MBA program features a strong foundation in core business principles and allows students the flexibility to choose a specialization to focus their studies on an area relevant to their careers and personal interests
The program consists of 54 credit hours and is designed to prepare students to:
- Understand how to manage organizational resources effectively.
- Communicate effectively and persuasively.
- Demonstrate skills in inquiry, critical thinking and problem solving.
- Think strategically about business issues.
Support For You
As a Whitman graduate student, we want your experience to be filled with insightful dialogues and collaborative support from a dedicated academic advisor. You will have readily accessible support to ensure you are meeting your goals and that you have access to the resources to make sure you are on the right path to academic and professional success.
In addition to an academic advisor, our student success team will acclimate you to our online learning environment, provide the technological assistance you might need and send friendly reminders throughout your program.
Real World Experiences
Enhance your learning experience, develop your core business knowledge and apply your leadership skills through real-world applications. Whitman offers a variety of global learning immersions to prepare and engage beyond the classroom.
I decided to pursue my MBA online at Syracuse University because the Whitman School’s program is highly ranked, and I wanted to expand my business acumen, enhance my strategic thinking skills and have an opportunity to network with other leaders across various industries. I felt that an MBA from Syracuse University would help me stand out from other candidates when I pursue my future career goals.Read Profile about Chanel Webb
The flexibility of the online MBA and master’s programs through the Whitman School afforded me the opportunity to balance work and school concurrently without having to sacrifice professional quality or make major lifestyle adjustments.Read Profile about Matthew Stockhaus
MBA and Master's in Business Analytics
I’ve learned many ways to foster a community within the University and with my classmates, even though I’m attending online.Read Profile about Jordan Jackson
Having the knowledge that comes with an MBA will hopefully allow me to step into a larger role at work. I’ve already put this information to good use, and I’m confident that completing my degree will open even more doors for me.Read Profile about Bryan Perry
One of the main factors in my decision was the residencies that the online MBA program offers. There’s something about sitting down and conversing with your professors and classmates that appealed to me, especially since the rest of the program was online. Whitman really rolled out the red carpet for our visits to campus, and everyone was so welcoming.Read Profile about Bradley Pokorny
I have a better understanding of how to manage and make decisions for the business because what we did in the curriculum are things I can apply now and have an immediate impact on my personal and professional life.Read Profile about Chris Douglass
Syracuse felt right from the first conversation with the recruitment team to the point that I actually hoped that I wouldn’t get into other schools, so my choice would be easy.Read Profile about Shital Mars
The breadth and depth of the total program offerings across the entire University, the convenience factor, school reputation and the fact that Whitman has been offering the program for some time.Read Profile about Delanie West
The connection I have to Syracuse and the Whitman School goes above an MBA or being successful in my career.Read Profile about Jose Quiles
The MBA program is the most impactful experience. It brings in the struggles from business, fundraising and many other perspectives.Read Profile about JT Garwood
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