OBU to Offer On-Campus MBA Classes starting Fall 2019

December 12, 2018

Beginning fall 2019, OBU will offer an on-campus MBA program in Shawnee. Classes will be held in the evenings. This in-person experience allows students to complete courses in the same timeframe as online courses, with each class lasting eight weeks.

With this new program, students are allowed to complete a degree that is completely in-person or a blend of online and on-campus. Since the courses are designed for working professionals, students are allowed to take classes at their own pace but are able to complete the program in as little as 16 months.

The OBU MBA in Transformational Leadership places a heavy emphasis on innovation and value creation. The experience teaches students how to transform organizations and teams they lead, and how to create value through innovation and problem solving, transforming them personally, professionally, and in their leadership skills. The curriculum challenges students to think in ways that aid in making complex decisions in a thorough and creative way, all from a biblical worldview.

Dr. Richard Martinez, professor of management and director of OBU’s MBA program, is excited for the on-ground MBA to begin.

“We are thrilled to begin offering our Transformational MBA on the Shawnee OBU campus as a complement to our current online MBA program,” he said. “So many people wish to pursue graduate course work in a convenient, on-ground format and we are proud to welcome to OBU’s campus those who wish to build their careers and their organizations through our innovation-focused MBA program. I believe that the personal interaction with OBU professors and Oklahoma business leaders will greatly enhance the MBA journey for those who meet with us in Shawnee.”

The program is 33 credit hours. Tuition is $550 per credit hour with no hidden fees. Since OBU was recently recognized as the state’s highest ranked regional university for the 25th consecutive year, a degree from OBU is highly prized.

On-ground students will also have the option to complete a 12-hour certificate in corporate innovation or business operations in person on the Shawnee campus. Both certificates contain courses from the MBA program and may be continued into the full MBA degree. Three additional nine-hour certificates are offered online-only in project management, leadership or energy management.

Students may apply now and begin classes online immediately or enroll for the on-campus MBA program to begin fall 2019.

Learn more about earning your MBA through OBU's College of Graduate and Professional Studies.