Business Administration

Biola University

16 months
996 USD/credit
996 USD/credit
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The Master of Business Administration at the Crowell School of Business is a 34-credit hybrid program for Christians called to pursue business as ministry. As an MBA student, you will join other kingdom-minded entrepreneurs and develop the skills, relationships and advanced knowledge you need to be an effective leader and servant of Christ in the world of business.


MBA students will work with experienced faculty who have first-hand knowledge of business today and are committed to creative vision, innovative problem solving and the highest ethical standards. The program utilizes business cases and group discussions to skillfully apply biblical principles to complex business problems and scenarios.

The MBA program’s entrepreneurial focus and Mentor Program will equip you to impact and transform today’s marketplace. Crowell is nationally accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digital Tools for Business
  • Marketing from the Management Perspective
  • Economic Fundamentals

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 16 months
  • Part-time
    • 28 months

Start dates & application deadlines




34 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Be a committed follower of the Lord Jesus Christ.
  • Have an undergraduate degree (business administration or other field) from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Have at least three years of professional experience when admitted to the program. If you are a recent graduate and this requirement is not met, then you are strongly encouraged to participate in a part-time internship or job that you have personally arranged, in order to gain valuable real-world experience while earning the MBA degree.
  • Submit GMAT scores. Executive with significant work experience, or Crowell School of Business graduates with a 3.5 or higher GPA may seek a waiver on this requirement.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    996 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 996 USD per credit and a duration of 16 months.
  • National

    996 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 996 USD per credit and a duration of 16 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Business Administration
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