Online MBA

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Program Overview

The Butler Online MBA merges theory and practice in a flexible, student-focused, and experiential learning environment that prepares you for leadership roles in the business world. Our dynamic program is taught by industry experts and guided by student-assigned certified leadership coaches that stay with you throughout your studies.

  • Apply classroom concepts to real-world business challenges

  • Learn in a professionally collaborative and student-focused environment

  • Hone your leadership skills and boost your professional development with your assigned leadership coach

  • Implement principles and experiences gained throughout the program in the final Capstone Experience

The Butler MBA is offered in both an on-campus and online format. Explore our on-campus MBA to see which format best aligns with your needs.

Quick Facts

Next Start Date: January 10, 2022


  • 38 Credit Hours
  • 11 Core Courses
  • 3 Elective Courses
  • Online Format


We built hands-on experience into our Online MBA courses in the form of live debates, presentations, and breakout group discussions with fellow graduate students. Our small class sizes allow for more personalized learning and are structured in asynchronous and synchronous formats.


Our Online MBA is taught by industry leaders with expertise in different areas of business, including economics, accounting, finance, marketing, and business management.

Kathy Paulson Gjerde

Professor of Economics

Courtney Hatch

Associate Professor of Marketing

Larry Lad

Associate Professor of Management

Marie Mackintosh

Adjunct Professor

Bob Marchesani

Adjunct Professor

Mauricio Melgarejo

Associate Professor of Accounting

NaShara Mitchell

Innovation Lab Director
Lecturer in Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Hessam Sarooghi

Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Jane Siegler

Assistant Professor of Operations

Marietta Stalcup

Adjunct Professor

Sheryl-Ann Stephen

Associate Professor of Finance

AACSB Accreditation
Sets Us Apart

The Butler MBA is one of two programs in Indianapolis to be accredited by AACSB, the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. Less than five percent of business schools have earned this prestigious accreditation. To earn AACSB accreditation, schools go through a rigorous internal assessment and peer review process by a team of education experts. By choosing the Butler MBA, you can be confident that you’re choosing a program with the highest academic standards.



Per Credit (38 Credits)


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*Tuition is subject to change each academic year.

Career Outlook

Earning an Online MBA may position you for opportunities in the following career paths:

Job TitleEmployed (2020)Median Income (2020)
General and Operations Managers2,459,022 $103,199
Accountants and Auditors1,339,999 $73,568
Project Managers and Business Operations Specialists1,531,183 $77,328
Management Analysts762,905 $87,922
Financial Managers682,231 $133,190
Sales Managers400,485 $130,255
Marketing Managers276,817 $138,138

Source: Emsi Labor Market Data and Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), 2020

Important Dates

Early Decision DeadlineOctober 11, 2021
Priority DeadlineNovember 8, 2021
Final Submit DeadlineDecember 6, 2021
First Day of ClassesJanuary 10, 2022
Early Decision DeadlineJanuary 31, 2022
Priority DeadlineFebruary 28, 2022
Final Submit DeadlineMarch 28, 2022
First Day of ClassesMay 9, 2022
Early Decision DeadlineMay 30, 2022
Priority DeadlineJune 27, 2022
Final Submit DeadlineJuly 25, 2022
First Day of ClassesAugust 24, 2022