Business Administration


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A Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Trine University is focused on delivering a real-world return on investment for professionals looking to develop their skills and marketability in business and finance. This online MBA is defined by an intense focus on business strategy, management, decision making, market development and global finance. 

Trine recently added 7 specialized tracks. Students can choose from a Self-Design, Accounting, Analytics, Finance, Management, Human Resource Management, or Marketing track. Please click on the Course Requirements section below to learn more.

The Experience

As a student in this competitively priced, fully online MBA program, you'll receive the unique experience and value that Trine has delivered for over 135 years. Our program is global in both student population and perspective, providing exceptional networking opportunities for you to bring Western finance knowledge to growing markets.

The Results

As a graduate with an MBA degree, you will have the critical decision-making skills that corporate managers use in negotiations, finance, communications, marketing, corporate strategy and ethics. You will also benefit from Trine's specialized career counseling that starts the moment you join the program and continues after you graduate.

Additional Information


An MBA requires 30 credit hours.

Program Core Courses - 21 Credits

BA 5223 Executive Communication
FIN 5063 Corporate Finance
AC 5023 Managerial Accounting for MBA
MK 6943 Strategic Marketing Management
ECO 5033 Micro & Macro Econ Decision Making
BA 6933 Statistics and Quantitative Methods
BA 6963 Business Administration Capstone

Program Elective Options for Specialization

Option 1: Self-Design (Choose 9 credits from program electives below)
Self-Design Choose from program electives below
Option 2: Accounting
AC 5003 Advanced Auditing
AC 533 Corporate Taxation
AC 553 Federal Tax Pass-Through Entities
Option 3: Analytics
BA 6953 Managing Business Information Systems
BAN 5003 Operations Analytics
BAN 5023 Data Driven Decision Making
Option 4: Finance
FIN 5823 Financial Modeling
FIN 5843 Financial Markets and Institutions
FIN 5853 Investment Analysis and Portfolio Analysis
Option 5: Management
GE 5103 Project Management
GE 5113 New Prod Dev and Innovation Strategies
Choose One Lean Six Sigma or Business Ethics
Option 6: Human Resource Management
HR 5923 Strategic Human Resources Management
LDR 5063 Organizational Development and Change
BA 5103 Business Ethics
Option 7: Marketing
MK 6513 Services Marketing
MK 6523 Sales Management
BAN 5003 Operations Analytics

For a complete description of the above requirements, please go to the Course Catalog.

TrineOnline is an entirely online format which allows you to complete your degree in the comfort of your home. With new classes starting every eight weeks, you can complete your degree in as little as a year, or at a slower pace if you want.  Learn more about the benefits of Trine’s online degree programs.
Gradate Degree (MBA or closely related)
Cost per Credit Hour Credits Required Total Cost
Purdue Global $485 60 $29,100
Grand Canyon University $622 46 $28,612
University of Phoenix $698 33 $23,034
Liberty University $615 36 $22,140
Indiana Wesleyan University $559 36 $20,124
Southern New Hampshire University $627 30 $18,810
Western Governors University (WGU) $566.67 33 $18,700
TrineOnline $575 30 $17,250

More information about tuition can be found at Cost and Investment.

Program Information


Master of Business Administration


30 hours



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