Master of Business Administration

The Bethel MBA provides a solid background in leadership and management practice, with extensive course work in advanced business practice.

Program Overview

The Bethel MBA is a 36 credit hour master’s degree that can be completed in 12 or 24 months of evening or online study.

We also offer the M.B.A. fully online

Required Courses

Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
MBAD 503 Management in Action 3
MBAD 506 Global Business Environment 3
MBAD 513 Marketing Strategy & Policy 3
MBAD 516 Accounting and Managerial Decision Making 3
MBAD 524 Business Policy & Ethical Decision Making 3
MBAD 527 Legal Environment of Business 3
MBAD 506 Organizational Behavior 3
Select 15 credit hours from the following Related Course Electives
MBAD 511 Human Resources Management 3
MBAD 503 Leadership Theory & Applications 3
MBAD 512 Topics in Not-For-Profit Management 3
MBAD 529 Contemporary Issues in Business Administration 3
MBAD 527 Strategic Planning and Organizational Change 3
MBAD 530  Organizational Communication 3
MBAD 540  Economic Perspectives   3
MBAD 550  Fundraising & Board Development 3
  Related Course Elective Credits 15
  Total Masters of Business Administration Credits 36

Application Process

  • Complete an application.
  • Schedule an information meeting with an Enrollment Counselor.
  • Bethel College requires an official transcript from the college or university you received your Bachelor degree from. They can be mailed in a sealed envelope or sent electronically to
  • Complete FAFSA and contact financial aid at 574.807.7326 if you are seeking federal student loans.

Admission Requirements

  • An accredited baccalaureate degree with a 2.5 GPA or higher (students with less than a 2.5 GPA may be granted conditional admission based on Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) scores).
  • A minimum of two years appropriate work experience.
  • Undergraduate accounting course and a college-level math course.
  • Personal interview with the program director, when requested.

Tuition and Fees

Adult and Graduate Tuition

Tuition Charges
Nontraditional Programs $405 per credit hour
Nursing BSN Degree Completion $405 per credit hour
Graduate Programs
Ministry/Theology $315 per credit hour
Education $395 per credit hour
Transition-to-Teaching $395 per credit hour
Other (MA, MBA, MSN, MAC) $455 per credit hour


Service Assessment (per semester) for all programs:

  • Full-time undergraduate nontraditional students: $175
  • Full-time graduate students: $150
  • All part-time students: $125
  • Summer school: $125

Financial Aid and Payment Plan Options

Contact Us

Ashlyn Havens

Ashlyn Havens

Titles: AGS Admission Counselor
Phone Numbers:
School: 574.807.7353
Dale Gadd

Dale Gadd

Titles: Associate Professor, Program Director General Studies for Adult and Graduate Studies
Phone Numbers:
School: 574.807.7322