The Elmhurst MBA



The Elmhurst MBA

» The MBA Option Program

The MBA Option Program

The MBA is a logical complement to several other Elmhurst master's degrees: computer information systems, data science, industrial/organizational psychology, nursing, professional accountancy, public health and supply chain management. Graduates of these programs may apply for admission to the MBA Option Program, a one-year, part-time program leading to the Master of Business Administration.

The MBA Option consists of the six core courses of the Elmhurst MBA program, together with the specialization courses completed through the first master's degree in one of the five areas mentioned above.

MBA Core Courses
MBA 500 Organizational Management
MBA 501 Financial and Managerial Accounting
MBA 502 Analytical Tools for Management Decisions
MBA 503 Marketing Management
MBA 504 Financial Management
MBA 505 Strategies for Creating a Competitive Advantage

See course offerings.

Candidates for the MBA Option must have completed the following prerequisites*:

• Financial Accounting
• Managerial Accounting
• Business Finance

*Prerequisites can be met through the successful completion of the online non-credit course MBA Prep 300. For further information, contact the School for Professional Studies at (630) 617-3300 or Prerequisites may also be completed as part of the student’s undergraduate coursework or transferred from another college or university.

For more information about the MBA Option program or how to apply, please contact Kelly Cunningham at (630) 617-3223 or

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