Accredited Online MBA

“Getting an online MBA was a great way to separate myself. I don’t think there is a better way to prove on paper that you’re committed than completing an intense academic program like the online MBA. Earning my MBA online from a Christian perspective was a game-changer.” – Troy Trahan, online MBA graduate

Online MBA Program Overview

Experience a top-of-the-line MBA online degree from Spring Arbor University Online. SAU is a 100-year-old institution based in Spring Arbor, Michigan that offers a MBA rooted in Christian principles that is accessible to students from all faith backgrounds. When you’re considering MBA online degree programs, consider Spring Arbor University’s  advantages:

  • Graduate in as less than 18 months
  • No GMAT or GRE required
  • Convenient program to take even if you are currently working- 100% online, six start dates each year and you take one course at a time
  • One of the most affordable MBA programs
  • Ranked in the top 100 “Regional Universities Midwest” by U.S. News and World Report
  • Your choice of five concentrations in high demand fields

Complete the form on this page or call 1.844.621.0900 to get started or apply today.

Program Delivery
The online MBA program offers five concentrations for you to choose from. Unlike some MBA online degree programs, SAU provides students with a solid foundation of basic business principles as well as providing a specialization which will further enhance students’ career development.

SAU’s concentrations include:

When you choose SAU for your MBA, you’ll open up a world of opportunities:

  • Study marketing, project management, business, international business and more from an ethical viewpoint.
  • Apply classroom knowledge to real-world situations as a consultant at a host organization, where you’ll identify, pinpoint solutions and increase organizational efficiency.
  • Experience an optional four-day international business summit in New York, NY as part of the International Business course.
  • Classes are asynchronous meaning you take one course at a time when and where it’s convenient for you.
  • Work with your own Student Success Coach who will guide you every step of the way through the program and graduate in less than 18 months.
  • Enjoy connecting with your peers, faculty and staff via Blackboard, SAU’s virtual learning community.

SAU believes if you want to further your education you should be able to and as a result, no GMAT or GRE results are required. Multiple enrollment periods mean you can jumpstart your career, no matter the time of year.

Complete the form on this page or call 1.844.621.0900 to get started or apply today.

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Careers & Outcomes

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in some professions, an MBA is either the gateway to a particular career path or a degree that can give you an edge. In 2013, workers over 25 made an average of $68,000.

There are a number of career paths open to graduates with an online MBA, fields which include:

  • Financial services
    • Average salary with master’s degree: $170,000
  • Logistics
    • Average salary with master’s degree: $82,000
  • Marketing researchers and managers
    • Average salary with master’s degree: $90,000-$110,00
  • Healthcare administrators
    • Average salary with master’s degree: $90,000
  • Not-for-profit management
    • Average salary with master’s degree: $65,000
  • Information security analyst
    • Average salary with master’s degree: $100,000


Whether you’re an executive or advancing your career, SAU’s MBA online program creates graduates who understand the basics of business while specializing in their particular fields.

Complete the form on this page or call 1.844.621.0900 to get started or apply today.

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Admission & Tuition Info

Admissions Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • A minimum overall 3.0 GPA for the last 2 years of undergraduate coursework
  • An official transcript from the institution granting the bachelor’s degree
  • At least two recommendations from professional/academic individuals
  • Completed graduate application
  • Approval by the MBA Admission Committee

If you have questions, you can speak to our supportive staff and start your SAU online MBA as soon as possible. Complete the form on this page or call 1.844.621.0900 to get started or apply today.

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Cost & Financial Aid
Spring Arbor University prides itself on offering an affordable online master’s in business administration. Gain the same education enjoyed by students at our Spring Arbor, Michigan campus with the convenience of taking courses according to your schedule. Continue your career as a working professional while becoming an online student.

For a private, Christian-based MBA program, Christian Universities Online lists SAU as one of the top 50 “Most Affordable Colleges” in the U.S.  The MBA is $690 per credit hour at SAU.

If you are an adult learner looking for help financing your online MBA, visit our Financial Aid page for more information on qualifications. Veterans, dependents of veterans or active military personnel seeking their online MBA can find information on our Military Benefits page.  Financial aid is available to individuals who qualify.

Complete the form on this page or call 1.844.621.0900 to get started or apply today.

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Program Curriculum

Courses vary by program; learn more about specific tracks by clicking to the concentration page of your choice:

Complete the form on this page or call 1.844.621.0900 to get started or apply today.

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