Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Prepare to make a positive difference.

An online MBA designed to prepare you for faithful, thoughtful, skillful leadership – fully equipped to make a positive and lasting difference in your workplace, community and beyond.

Complete in 12 months (full time)

Full-time students take two courses per module to complete in 12 months.

7 Weeks

Courses are 7 weeks in length with a one-week break in between modules.

What will I learn?

Examine business concepts and questions through a biblical lens, as you explore what it means to be a faithful disciple of Christ within the context of your workplace.

Through Houghton’s Master of Business Administration program you will:

  • Strengthen your management skills and business acumen
  • Deepen your understanding of organizational issues
  • Hone your Christ-like leadership abilities
  • Track your professional development in three main areas throughout the program: ethics, entrepreneurship/innovation, and leadership
  • Put your learning into practice through 500 Hours of internship or professional experience.

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Master of Business Administration

38 Credits

26 Required Credits

12 Elective Credits

View degree requirements and schedule info

Career Options

Including, but not limited to:

  • Finance/Accounting
  • Energy/Utilities
  • Health Care/Pharmaceuticals
  • Consulting
  • Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Government/Non-profit
  • Products and Services

Distinctive Features of the Program


You’ll start and end the program with four-day residencies at the Houghton College main campus in Houghton, NY, where you’ll build camaraderie with your fellow MBA students.

The residency for fall 2020 will be hosted virtually.

Live Stream

Weekly evening classes are live-streamed for peer and faculty interaction. Sessions are recorded and archived for convenient student reference.

Optional Focus Areas

  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Enterprise Process Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Non-Profit Management

Cost and Affordability

The 2020-21 cost per credit hour for the MBA program is $747, for a total estimated program cost of $28,386.

Tuition and fees are subject to change annually. Costs for books are not included.

Application Requirements

Applying to the MBA Program

Application Timeline


Choose your start date

  • January 19, 2021
  • August 2021

*Complete Full time or part time


Start your application

Complete the free online application form

MBA Application

Documents and supporting materials

You will be asked to provide transcripts, standardized test scores, two letters of recommendation and a current resume.


Professional Statement

The Houghton MBA prepares students for faithful, thoughtful, skillful leadership and includes several distinctive features. In 300-500 words, describe how the Houghton MBA will help you accomplish your personal or professional goals?

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Discover how earning your MBA from Houghton College may be right for you.


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Contact 585.567.9446 to connect with Prof. Joseph Miller, MBA Program Director.



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