Professional Development

Our MBA Program will enhance your career success. Through case studies, class discussion and real-world projects, you'll learn leading-edge concepts that can be applied immediately to your organization. We employ a variety of instructional methods and support networks in order to achieve an optimal blend of theory and real-world application:

  • Consulting and capstone projects involving real issues faced by real companies.
  • A Colloquium Executive Lecture Series that showcases business and community leaders discussing timely topics and issues relevant to career development.
  • Interactive classroom activities led by nationally recognized faculty members.
  • Study groups that foster an environment conducive to peer learning.
  • Mentoring and networking opportunities with MBA alumni.
  • Administrative support from MBA staff to guide you through university procedures such as registration, book purchases and financial processes.

About Our MBA Program

NIU's MBA Program

"[The NIU MBA Program] is much more than just learning - it is a life experience. During the program I had the opportunity to study, network and collaborate with professionals from many industries."

- Wessam Saber (EMBA '14)