Master of Business Admin – Part-time

Our new program design provides the flexibility to personalize your MBA experience. You set the pace. You choose the mix of traditional and blended delivery. And with half of the credits being elective and more than 50 courses to choose from, you customize the content. Whether you want to dive more deeply into a specialization or develop general business skills, you can build the MBA that’s right for you.

The St. Thomas part-time MBA was ranked best in Minnesota because of our focus on our students and their success. From your first MBA class, you will begin to develop the knowledge, practical experience and insights to excel in your career.

Join our network of more than 17,000 alumni and 900 MBA students who work in a variety of industries in Minnesota and around the globe and be part of this uncommon experience.

Format: Blended course options

Global Study Requirement: Either short-term abroad or on campus

Core Courses: 11

Tuition: $48,825 total program cost

Elective Courses: 8-15

Application Deadlines:

  • For Fall Term: June 1

  • For Spring Term: November 1

  • For Summer Term: May 1

Course Waivers: Some core courses may be replaced by additional elective credits.

Accreditation: HLC (Higher Learning Commission), AASCB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International).

Program Schedule


The Part-time Flex MBA allows you to choose among traditional and blended class formats, and permits you to take as few as 2.5 years or as long as seven years to complete your degree.

45-credit program - half core, half electives - means you can customize your coursework through graduate certificates or electives to maximize your career impact.

  • Evening, Saturday and blended class options

  • Classes offered year-round

  • Terms range from 4-14 weeks

  • Blended courses combine online and in-person class sessions, limiting the number of weeks on campus during the term

  • 4 full-semester core courses

  • 7 half-semester core courses

  • 8-15 elective courses, including one course with a global component

  • Up to 9 credits can be earned by selecting courses from other St. Thomas graduate programs


The St. Thomas Part-time Flex MBA gives you the flexibility you need to choose your electives and select from a variety of disciplines or focus your choices in one functional area. Or, alongside your MBA you can earn a graduate certificate in an area in high demand in today’s business environment. Employers in the Twin Cities and across the U.S. seek expertise that these specializations offer.

The Part-time Flex MBA currently offers the following graduate certificates:

  • Business Analytics
  • Corporate Communication
  • Digital Experience
  • Global Business
  • Marketing Communication
  • Strategic Growth
  • Real Estate