Business Administration (MBA)
Why get your MBA?
Looking to move into a leadership position or make a change in your career? An MBA will help you get there faster. Develop the skills and business savvy that will give you a competitive edge and open up opportunities.
Why earn your MBA at Iona?
Our program offers a flexible core and expansive choice of electives give you the ability to tailor your degree in order to target your career goals.
We offer a total of nine optional concentrations and graduate certificates which allow you to focus on a specialized area of interest. Our concentrations are:
In addition, any of the following graduate certificates can be pursued in lieu of other MBA electives, resulting in both an MBA and a graduate certificate.
Graduate certificates can also be pursued as stand-alone credentials separate from the MBA.
We do not require a GMAT for applicants into the MBA program, and our rolling admissions allows entry in the program at any of five terms during the year – June, July, August, November or February.
The program can also be completed fully online! Students can experience the benefits of the in-person MBA with the flexibility of online courses.
What You'll Learn
You will focus on a broad foundation of how businesses operate, as well as an understanding of finance, management and information systems. You will also sharpen your critical thinking, problem-solving and communication skills.
You will gain the comprehensive strategies you need to enhance your career.
Unique Elements of Program
- Begin in any of four terms per year, including summer
- Complete the 36-credit MBA in 12-15 months
- Tailor your MBA electives to your interests or use them toward one of nine concentrations or graduate certificates
- Option to complete MBA fully-online
Our business programs are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) -- a highly acclaimed distinction awarded to just 5 percent of business schools worldwide.
No Pre-requisites Required
Our MBA is open to students with any bachelor’s degree. Whether you have a business background or you are thinking of changing careers, this degree is available to you.
You will be taking classes in our new state-of-the-art, eco-friendly LaPenta School of Business. An expanded LaPenta-Lynch Trading Floor features Bloomberg Terminals and a live, wrap-around stock ticker which keeps the pulse of business right at your fingertips!
The experience working with fellow students to build an eCommerce project was one of the highlights. We were able to pull together what we learned about starting a small business with our own idea of a business that would appeal to young professionals.
Kyle Son '18, '20MBA
Careers & Outcomes
Advance your business career with Iona's MBA to create more leadership and management opportunities in the business world.
- Digital Analyst
- Financial Manager
- Investment Banker
- Financial Advisor
- IT Director