NIU's MBA strives to achieve excellence through a process of continuous review and improvement, responsive to MBA students by creating opportunities for mastery of traditional, current, and emerging knowledge and responsive to employers by producing high-quality graduates.
Our students have the ability to participate and contribute effectively in a rapidly changing, increasingly diverse, global business environment.
Program emphasis is placed on critical analysis of business problems and strategic thinking.
- Flexible evening scheduling
- Electives in business disciplines
- Classes in Hoffman Estates and Naperville
- International experience option
December 10, 2016 is the application completion deadline for Spring 2017 admission.
Praise for the Evening MBA
NIU's Evening MBA program "gave me the flexibility to work full time and get my MBA. It also provided me with the in-class time to go in-depth with the subject matter and apply that knowledge to my job."
- Brad Ortmann
NIU MBA in the News
NIU’s Part-Time MBA continues to rank among the best in the U.S. News & World Report annual survey of part-time MBA programs. Released in early 2016, the publication’s 2017 survey of “Best Business Schools” places NIU’s Part-Time MBA 124th nationally out of the more than 700 eligible AACSB-accredited schools. This is the fourth consecutive year NIU’s Part-Time MBA has ranked among the nation’s best.