MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATIONThe Bellarmine MBA

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A world-class MBA for less than you think.

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Customize your MBA Experience

Business leaders need expert managers with vision, leadership and a strong sense of ethics. The Bellarmine MBA provides students foundational business principles to advance careers now and provide security for the future. Customize your MBA experience with our flexible programming and choose from concentrations in Analytics, Finance, Marketing or Innovation.

Weeknight MBA: In this program, you’ll meet once or twice per week with core classes on Monday or Wednesdays nights. Students can graduate in about two years in the two-nights-per-week program or four years in the one-night-per-week program.

Weekend MBA: This accelerated format meets on alternate weekends, Friday evenings and Saturdays during the day. This option can be completed in 16 months.

Executive MBA: Specifically tailored for experienced managers, this accelerated program is offered on alternate weekends on Friday evenings and Saturday during the day. Students in this program graduate in 12 -16 months.

 Why the Bellarmine MBA?

  • Real-world experience: The students in our program are your cohort and peers. They are some of the most well connected, aspiring business people in the region and the future leaders of Louisville's business community.
  • Engaged faculty: Our faculty comprises the best of both worlds: accredited academic pros with decades of experience teaching best business practices, as well as business owners and corporate executives: men and women who understand both the classroom and the boardroom.
  • Networking: Bellarmine faculty and students are Louisville business masters through and through. As an MBA student at Bellarmine you will know somebody who knows somebody from day one.
  • Advancement and Security: You're an intelligent, self-motivated person who understands business principles. Double down on your self-investment with a Bellarmine MBA for immediate payoff and long-term security.
  • International Experience:  This course exposes students to the influences of political, social, legal and regulatory issues of managing in a global environment through on-site experience in a foreign country. Counties MBA students visits are, Cuba, Italy, Switzerland, France, and Germany.

Transcript Review

We can provide feedback about your transcript(s) and coursework. Simply complete the form below by attaching unofficial copies of your transcript(s).

 

Spalding Endowed International Travel Support Fund

Funds available to support undergraduate students from the Rubel School of Business interested in participating in an international, study abroad experience.  Get more information and apply through the Bellarmine Study Abroad and International Programs Office at internationalstudies@bellarmine.edu or Study Abroad and International Programs.
Funds available beginning in Fall 2022.

High Achievers Scholarship >
 

If you have questions about your particular situation, contact the Kentucky Board of Nursing at 800.305.2042. 

AACSB Accreditation

The W. Fielding Rubel School of Business at Bellarmine University is accredited by the AACSB International (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), which places it among the most elite business schools in the nation. Not only is Bellarmine the first and only private university in Kentucky to achieve AACSB accreditation, but fewer than 5 percent of business schools worldwide have achieved this distinction.

Program Highlights

Whether you choose the flexibility of our weeknight program, the accelerated pace of our weekend program, the data focus of our analytics concentration or you are qualified for our prestigious executive program, you will benefit from full time faculty with real world experience who instill practical business solutions throughout the curriculum. Our program is competitive, affordable and offers you the Bellarmine advantage in a flexible, online format:

  • Ability to graduate in 12-22 months
  • Only 39 credit hours to completion
  • No prerequisites or course examinations
  • Classroom learning
  • Exposure to global businesses
  • Participate in our graduate mentorship program
  • Possible GMAT waiver
  • Attend networking events
  • Lifetime access to Alumni Knight Network and the Bellarmine Career Development Center
  • Full-time MBA internships also available

Scholarships

High Achiever Scholarship for historically underrepresented minorities. Award amounts vary from $1000-$2500, spread across program. Submit your application here.

Diversity Scholarships award students from a minority group $1,000.

Corporate Scholarships are Earned when three or more employees enroll in our MBA programs, within the same academic year,​ each will receive a $5,250 scholarship toward tuition. When employees apply to the MBA program they must notify Leah Soldat of their employment with your company.

Referral Program: if you refer someone to our program, and are in the program yourself, you can earn a $500 credit voucher when that student enrolls. Apply here.

Graduate Assistantships cover 3 credit hours of tuition in fall and spring semester with the opportunity to earn up to $10,000 over the academic year (fall, spring or summer) at an hourly pay rate of $12. Once you are admitted, James Standard can discuss the application process with you. Learn more here.

Early Applicant Discount(Ends November 5th, 2021) If you are applying for the Executive MBA program prior to November 5th, and are admitted, you will receive a discount of $1000 off of tuition. If you are applying for the Weekend or Weeknight MBA program prior to November 5th, and are admitted, you will receive a discount of $500 off of tuition. This opportunity may be bundled with the Corporate Scholarship.

Admission Requirements

Applicants are carefully evaluated for admittance into the MBA program on three significant factors – undergraduate grade point average (GPA), Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT)/Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores maybe required, and relevant work experience. Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree (with the exception of BA/MBA applicants). Applicants must submit official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work.

Additional Resources

 

Brown Endowed Study Abroad Fund

Funds available to support undergraduate and graduate students from the Rubel School of Business interested in participating in an international, study abroad experience.  Get more information and apply through the Bellarmine Study Abroad and International Programs Office at internationalstudies@bellarmine.edu or Study Abroad and International Programs.
Funds available beginning in Fall 2022.

Contact Us

Jorge Pazmino
Director of Graduate and Executive Education Programs
502-272-7240
jpazmino@bellarmine.edu

 

James Standard
Senior Graduate Admission Officer
502.272.8351
jstandard@bellarmine.edu

Leah Soldat
Graduate Programs and Events Coordinator
502.272.8107
lsoldat@bellarmine.edu