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An MBA Experience that Meets Your Needs

Whether you are full-time or part-time, an international student or non-degree seeking, there are many ways to complete the program of study.


The MBA program is designed to achieve two key objectives: relevance and flexibility. It provides students with flexibility in both time to completion and delivery mode. Students may choose a completion schedule as little as 4 semesters (full-time) or several years and may elect to complete the program online, on-campus, or a blend of both. In the event of a job transfer, or other major life event, students are able to seamlessly switch program delivery mode and continue with their degree completion.

Students have the opportunity to specialize by selecting a concentration or adding a graduate certificate. Concentrations consist of 9 elective credit hours.

Concentrations include the following areas:

  • Business Analytics
  • Economic Analytics
  • Maritime & Ports Management
  • Project Management
  • Public Procurement & Contract Management
  • Supply Chain Management

Alternatively, students can elect to fulfil their elective requirement by pursuing one of over 50 graduate certificates to specialize their MBA to fit their unique career goals while developing them into well-rounded professional candidates with a highly sought-after skill set by taking on just an additional course or few. Graduate certificates are standalone credentials that typically require a minimum of 9 to a maximum of 24 credits depending upon the certificate.


Choose Your Delivery Option and Pace


Explore Sample Curriculum Plans

No matter which delivery option you choose, it's the same ODU MBA

We offer multiple delivery options, including full-time, fully asynchronous online, and hybrid. Our hybrid option operates as 60% online work outside of the classroom and 40% inside the classroom, either on campus or via zoom meetings. Courses do provide recordings of lectures for those unable to attend set class times.

Complete the degree in as few as 4 semesters as a full-time student or 6 as a part-time student.

If your scheduling needs change, you can seamlessly switch program delivery modes and continue on your path to completing your MBA.

Sample Curriculum Plans

(A) = 100% asynchronous, online
(S) = Synchronous (Student may choose to be on campus in a hybrid class, or online.)


Fall (12 credits)

First 8 Week Session Second 8 Week Session
Foundation Courses: Foundation Courses:
MBA 606 - Mathematical Foundations for Business (A) MBA 600 - Introduction to Statistics (A)
MBA 638 - Spreadsheet Modeling (A) MBA 621 - Effective Business Writing (S)
Skills Courses: Skills Courses:
MBA 648 - Building a Professional Brand (S) MBA 646 - Emotional Intelligence (S)
Core Courses: Core Courses:
ACCT 611 - Financial Accounting (S) ACCT 609 - Managerial Accounting (S)
MKTG 608 - Fundamentals of Contemporary Marketing (S)

Spring (12 credits)

First 8 Week Session Second 8 Week Session
Skills Courses: Skills Courses:
-- MBA 646 - Emotional Intelligence (S)MBA 607 - Ethical Decision Making (S)
Core Courses: Core Courses:
ECON 607 - Managerial Economics (A) MGMT 612 - Organizational Behavior (S)
BNAL 606 - Statistics for Managers (S) FIN 613 - Financial Management (S)
Depth Courses: Depth Courses:
MKTG 617 - Marketing Strategy (S) INBU 620 - International Business Issues (A)*
* or a 3 credit elective

Summer (7 credits)

First 8 Week Session Second 8 Week Session
Core Courses: Core Courses:
-- OPMT 615 - Operations and Supply Chain Management (S)
Depth Courses: Depth Courses:
MGMT 605 - Essentials of Leadership (A) --
3 elective credits

Fall (12 credits)

First 8 Week Session Second 8 Week Session
Core Courses: Core Courses:
IT 614 - Information and Knowledge Management (S) --
Depth Courses: Depth Courses:
FIN 616 - Investments and Portfolio Management (A) BNAL 610 - Fundamentals of Business Analytics (A)
-- ECON 618 - Global Macroeconomics (A)
Capstone Course:
MGMT 621 - Business Policy and Strategy - meets entire semester (A)
Remaining elective credits

Fall (7 credits)

First 8 Week Session Second 8 Week Session
Foundation Courses: Foundation Courses:
MBA 606 - Mathematical Foundations for Business (A) MBA 600 - Introduction to Statistics (A)
MBA 638 - Spreadsheet Modeling (A) MBA 621 - Effective Business Writing (S)
Skills Courses: Skills Courses:
MBA 648 - Building a Professional Brand (S) MBA 646 - Emotional Intelligence (S)

Spring (7 credits)

First 8 Week Session Second 8 Week Session
Core Courses: Core Courses:
ECON 607 - Managerial Economics (A) ACCT 611 - Financial Accounting (A)
BNAL 606 - Statistics for Managers (S) MGMT 612 - Organizational Behavior (S)

Summer (7 credits)

First 8 Week Session Second 8 Week Session
Skills Courses: Skills Courses:
-- MBA 607 - Ethical Decision Making (A)
Core Courses: Core Courses:
FIN 613 - Financial Management (A) OPMT 615 - Operations and Supply Chain Management (A)
MGMT 605 - Essentials of Leadership (A)(S)

Fall (8 credits)

First 8 Week Session Second 8 Week Session
Core Courses: Core Courses:
IT 614 - Information and Knowledge Management (S) MKTG 608 - Fundamentals of Contemporary Marketing (S)
Depth Courses: Depth Courses:
FIN 616 - Investments and Portfolio Management (A)(S) BNAL 610 - Fundamentals of Business Analytics (A)

Spring (6 credits)

6 elective credits

Summer (8 credits)

Capstone Course:
MGMT 621 - Business Policy and Strategy - meets entire semester (A)
3 elective credits

Fall (8 credits)

First 8 Week Session Second 8 Week Session
Foundation Courses: Foundation Courses:
MBA 606 - Mathematical Foundations for Business (A) MBA 600 - Introduction to Statistics (A)
MBA 638 - Spreadsheet Modeling (A) MBA 621 - Effective Business Writing (S)
Skills Courses: Skills Courses:
MBA 648 - Building a Professional Brand (S) MBA 646 - Emotional Intelligence (S)
Core Courses: Core Courses:
-- ACCT 609 - Managerial Accounting (S)

Spring (8 credits)

First 8 Week Session Second 8 Week Session
Core Courses: Core Courses:
ECON 607 - Managerial Economics (A) MGMT 612 - Organizational Behavior (S)
BNAL 606 - Statistics for Managers (S) FIN 613 - Financial Management (S)

Summer (8 credits)

First 8 Week Session Second 8 Week Session
Skills Courses: Skills Courses:
-- MBA 607 - Ethical Decision Making (A)
Core Courses: Core Courses:

IT 614 - Information and Knowledge Management (A)
MKTG 608 - Fundamentals of Contemporary Marketing (A)
3 elective credits

Fall (7 credits)

First 8 Week Session Second 8 Week Session
Core Courses: Core Courses:
ACCT 611 - Financial Accounting (S) --
Depth Courses: Depth Courses:
-- BNAL 610 - Fundamentals of Business Analytics (A)
3 elective credits

Spring (7 credits)

First 8 Week Session Second 8 Week Session
Core Courses: Core Courses:
OPMT 615 - Operations and Supply Chain Management (A) --
Depth Courses: Depth Courses:
-- INBU 620 - International Business Issues (A)
3 elective credits

Summer (5 credits)

First 8 Week Session Second 8 Week Session
Depth Courses: Depth Courses:
MGMT 605 - Essentials of Leadership (A) --
Capstone Course:
MGMT 621 - Business Policy and Strategy - meets entire semester (A)




Schedule Your Courses


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Prior to registration, all students must have their advisor and university holds removed. To have your advisor hold removed, enter your proposed schedule in Degree Works and notify the MBA Program Office via email mbainfo@odu.edu when it is ready for review. All other holds must be removed by the department that placed it as listed in LeoOnline.





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