YOU CAN DO THIS

One-Year and Executive MBA Scholarships available now.

Our MBA program formats are truly affordable and conveniently located in Chicago, Naperville and Schaumburg.

Re imagine your future with one of the best value AACSB MBA program formats in the area.* Northern Illinois University campuses have convenient times to match your business work schedule and generous scholarships for all one-year and EMBA students.

 

You Can Do This

Chicago One-Year MBA

This enhanced learning, in-person, AACSB-accredited evening program is a fast-paced leadership development and career-growth degree completed in just 12 months. Our Chicago campus is embedded in MATTER, the global healthcare incubator and innovation hub located in THE MART. Classes are Tuesday and Thursday evenings, and are offered in a hybrid format combining live, synchronous online sessions and in-person learning. Affordable tuition includes all course materials, nine-day international immersion trip, personalized professional development plan, refreshment breaks on class days and our unique concierge services. Scholarships are available.

Schaumburg One-Year MBA

Our Schaumburg program, located on the Motorola Solutions campus, offers Monday and Thursday evening, AACSB-accredited classes. This enhanced learning, in-person evening program is a fast-paced leadership development and career-growth degree completed in just 12 months. Affordable tuition includes all course materials, nine-day international immersion trip, personalized professional development plan, refreshment breaks on class days and our unique concierge services. Scholarships are available.

Executive MBA

This rigorous, in-person weekend program builds on the base of your managerial experience to help you advance to your highest level of executive leadership. Held on our Naperville campus, this is an every other-weekend, AACSB-accredited 16-month program. Affordable tuition includes all course materials, team-building residency, career coaching, 10-day international immersion trip, laptop, concierge services, and breakfast and lunch catered by our in-house executive chef. Scholarships are available.

DeKalb Global MBA Program

This strategic-learning, in-person, full-time course load program is a real-world, global-issue master’s degree completed in just 12 months. On our DeKalb campus, these are Monday through Friday daytime classes. Study abroad options are available through our partner university in Rome.

Fully Online MBA

This innovative, AACSB-accredited online degree program can be completed in 16 months full time or completed part time with a flexible schedule. Complete multiple stages of learning through integrative, interdisciplinary and innovative course work. Classes are recorded so students can view them on their own time.

You can afford our in-person MBA program.

All of our one-year and EMBA students receive scholarship funds.*

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The NIU In-Person MBA All-inclusive pricing includes:

  • One-on-one career coaching/ leadership development
  • Waived $60 application fee**
  • Any phase I prerequisite classes for one-year students
  • Scholarship and funding guidance
  • Frequent exclusive networking and business social event opportunities
  • Communications and presentation skills development for leadership positions
  • Instant networking opportunities through diverse cohort program
  • EMBA hotel residency weekend bookings and scheduling —Executive in Residence concierge weekend bookings and scheduling
  • All books and classroom materials
  • Laptop for all EMBA students (get to keep)
  • MBA office enrolls and schedules all classes
  • Catered gourmet meals and snacks
  • Cutting-edge coursework and consulting projects
  • Custom curated classroom networking experiences
  • International immersion residency trip
  • One-on-one access to an alumni network of extraordinary leaders
  • Nationally recognized faculty and AACSB accredited program

Enrolling in our in-person MBA program offers amazing hands-on benefits and one of the lowest debt-to-salary ratios in Illinois.*

Networking Opportunities

Networking Opportunities

Our one-year, in-person MBA program provides you the opportunity to connect with classmates, professors and industry professionals in a business and classroom setting. This leads to valuable connections and professional opportunities beyond the classroom.

Hands on Learning

Hands-on Learning

Our one-year, in-person MBA program includes case studies, group projects and other hands-on learning experiences that help you apply the concepts you’re learning in the classroom to real-world business.

Access to Resources

Access to Resources

Our one-year, in-person MBA program offers custom concierge access to resources including career services, research centers, global business partners and guest speakers.

Personal Development

Personal Development

Our in-person MBA experience is a personal growth journey. You’ll learn to work effectively in teams, communicate effectively, and manage time and resources, as well as valuable business skills with real-world applications and career advancement opportunities.

Sense of Community

Sense of Community

Being physically present in our one-year MBA program fosters a sense of community and belonging and creates lifelong business friendships. You’ll get to experience time with a diverse group of current and alumni students along with networking time with over 300 top Chicago area companies.

MBA at Northern Illinois University

We challenge you to reimagine your future and prepare for a significant salary bump with an in-person MBA from NIU.

We offer a blend of high-quality instruction and collaborative, hands-on learning opportunities. Our dedicated faculty and staff keep your success at the heart of everything we do. We also have deep connections with over 300 firms in Chicago and the suburbs, including Fortune companies and entrepreneurial startups. These benefits combine with our strong alumni network to help you reach your academic and professional goals.