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Northern Illinois University MBA
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Technology Resources College of Business
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115-2897

(815) 753-5000

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Northern Illinois University MBA
Real life, Real results

Why choose NIU? Quality and Flexibility.
Northern Illinois University has an AACSB accredited MBA program. This unparalleled quality is teamed with the flexibility of three formats available for completing your MBA degree.

Why choose NIU? Small School Feel.
The NIU MBA program has small class sizes. The program staff and faculty provide individual attention to each MBA student. You are not just a number to us!

Why choose NIU? State University Advantages.
NIU offers the MBA program in three formats to best suit your needs, with affordable tuition to fit your lifestyle. With campuses in Hoffman Estates and Naperville, NIU has state-of-the-art classrooms. NIU’s MBA program has a vast alumni network in the Chicago area.

Three program options designed for the working professional.

• Executive, Saturday program
Suited for the professional with at least five years work experience and minimal formal business schooling or for someone who wants to hone their business education.
• 18 months of course work
• Saturday-only classes meet at NIU Naperville
• Accelerated lock-step format
• Team based learning and study groups
• International seminar opportunity
• Laptop computer included in fees

• Evening, self-paced program
Perfect for the student who needs more flexibility in scheduling. It is recommended that students have a minimum of two years professional experience, but many of our students have much more. The evening format is adaptable to the professional with any level of business education.
• Flexibility in course scheduling
• Some coursework may be waived based on undergraduate work
• Classes offered in the evening at NIU Hoffman Estates and NIU
• Average time to complete degree is 3 ½ years

• Professional, one year program
Ideal for the professional with an undergraduate business degree and at least three years business experience.
• 11 months of course work
• Classes meet twice a week (Monday and Thursday evening) at NIU
Hoffman Estates
• Accelerated lock-step format
• Team based learning and study groups
• Includes international seminar

Program Highlights: Choose the program that fits your lifestyle and complete your degree in as little as 11 months. Work during the day and take your classes in the evenings or Saturdays. Enhance your experience with International course opportunities. Take advantage of NIU’s lock-step program and take all your classes with the same classmates. The intrinsic group learning environment benefits each MBA student.

Accessible Leadership:
The MBA program hand selects faculty from the best our nationally recognized College of Business has to offer. Our professors have international reputations as leaders in their fields; however, they are first and foremost teachers and mentors.

Now is the time to earn your MBA at NIU. Attend an information session to learn more about the programs at NIU. Visit our website for dates and times:

NIU’s MBA is more than an academic degree – it is a complete experience that will transform your life.


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